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Making the most of a referral for pain management

Bronnie Thompson

What does it mean and how to make the most of it.

Making the most of a referral for pain management As part of a medical review, a doctor may recommended a person attend pain management – what does this mean and how do you make the most of it? Pain management usually refers to using a cognitive behavioural approach to self managing pain.  Rather than directly trying to reduce pain or treat any underlying injury or ‘tissue problem’, the focus shifts to what the...

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