Pain Management Specialists
is the process of providing medical care that
. Mild to moderate pain can usually be treated with common analgesic (
) medications, such as aspirin or paracetamol. For
, opiates such as morphine are often used, sometimes together with analgesics. Steroids or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) may be used when the pain is related to inflammation. Antidepressants can improve the effect of some pain medications, and affect the brain’s perception of pain.
are also useful for pain control in some patients.
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Active+ offers comprehensive rehabilitation services that include an interdisciplinary team of health professionals such as medical specialists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, vocational consultants, psychologists, counsellors, social workers, speech language therapists, and nutritionists.
Southern Cross Health Society Affiliated Provider for Consultations
Neurosurgery, Cranial Neurosurgery, Spine Surgery, Minimally Invasive Neurosurgery, Brain Tumours & Brain Metastases,
Trigeminal Neuralgia and Facial Pain, Aneurysm . . .
Professional Contribution: Education Committee Member, International Society of Physical and Rehabilitation Medicine. Hobbies: Golf, Literature, Travelling . . .