Chronic Pain Management Mebane NC

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Stephan Raab Weinland
(919) 636-2679
301 N. Second Street
Mebane, NC
Services
Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder, Individual Psychotherapy, Stress Management or Pain Management, Biofeedback, Health Services Consultation to Business or Organizations
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Illinois Institute of Technology
Credentialed Since: 2007-04-19

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William K Kephart, MD
(336) 585-1770
1236 Huffman Mill Rd Ste 2000
Burlington, NC
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1992

Data Provided By:
Thomas Edward Buchheit, MD
(919) 784-3034
207 Parkridge Ave
Chapel Hill, NC
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management, Internal Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Emory Univ Sch Of Med, Atlanta Ga 30322
Graduation Year: 1994

Data Provided By:
Belinda R. Novik
(919) 383-5023
5801 Cascade Drive
Chapel Hill, NC
Services
Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder, Health Services Consultation to Business or Organizations, Stress Management or Pain Management, Individual Psychotherapy, Psychopharmacology
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Michigan State University
Credentialed Since: 1979-12-28

Data Provided By:
Pamela Gale Vick, MD
(919) 966-5136
223 Burnett-Womack CB#7010,
Chapel Hill, NC
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1995

Data Provided By:
Francisco Arturo Naveira, MD
1236 Huffman Mill Rd Ste 2000
Burlington, NC
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Central Del Caribe Sch Of Med, Bayamon Pr 00621
Graduation Year: 1988

Data Provided By:
James Gilroy Adams, MD
(336) 585-1770
207 Meadowood Dr
Burlington, NC
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Louisville Sch Of Med, Louisville Ky 40202
Graduation Year: 1991

Data Provided By:
Charles L. Cooper
(919) 929-1227
100 Europa Dr., Ste. 260
Chapel Hill, NC
Services
Couples Psychotherapy, Individual Psychotherapy, Crisis Intervention or Disaster Intervention, Family Psychotherapy, Stress Management or Pain Management
Ages Served
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Credentialed Since: 1975-02-24

Data Provided By:
Elise L. Fradin
(919) 929-8183
101 Conner Dr, Ste 405
Chapel Hill, NC
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob), Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Stress Management or Pain Management, Gender Issues (MenÆs/WomenÆs Issues)
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: New York University
Credentialed Since: 1995-08-11

Data Provided By:
Daphne C. McKee
(919) 416-3417
Duke Pain Prevention/Treatment Research
Durham, NC
Services
Stress Management or Pain Management, Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder, Psychological Assessment, Biofeedback
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Credentialed Since: 1996-04-03

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Chronic Pain Management

A Patient's Guide to Chronic Pain Management

Introduction

According to the National Center for Health Statistics chronic pain health care costs and lost productivity has reached nearly $100 billion a year. It affects approximately 76.2 million people - more individuals than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined.

The primary goals in chronic pain management are to assess, understand and treat your pain condition.

This sounds simple. It is not simple or easy. The process requires a great deal of time and effort on both the part of the pain management team and you.

This guide will help you understand

  • what chronic pain is
  • what pain management is
  • how chronic pain is managed
  • what you can expect from pain management

What is chronic pain?

Chronic pain is sometimes defined officially as pain lasting more than 6 months. It may also be accurate to define chronic pain as pain that has no clear end in sight. It may be something that you will have to learn to live with - or around. Anyone who has lived with chronic pain, or has treated patients with chronic pain, eventually comes to the understanding that the chronic pain is a disease in itself, regardless of what is causing the pain. It is this disease - chronic pain - that pain management specialists treat.

This does not mean that the team will ignore what is causing your pain. The first goal is to assess your pain. This means that your healthcare provider must try to determine, if possible, what is causing your pain..

The first question that should be asked is: "Does the pain have a source that can be eliminated by doing something to you - such as a medical treatment or surgery?"

Usually, the doctors that you have seen before you arrive at a pain management center have already done this. They refer you to the pain management center because they have not found anything that will reliably eliminate your pain. The pain management team will start from scratch and review all the tests and imaging studies that have been done and examine you. Sometimes the pain specialist may uncover new things or make new diagnoses. Usually they do not.

Once your pain management specialists have satisfied themselves that there is no reliable way to eliminate your pain through a medical treatment or surgery, they will begin the process of understanding your pain. This is a complex process. It does not end as long as you have the pain. The pain management team will constantly reevaluate what they think about your pain, how it is affecting you and what is needed to change the approach to helping you live with your pain.

Understanding your pain and treating your pain go hand in hand. How you respond to certain treatments gives your pain specialists a better understanding of your pain. They probably will not get the right, or best, combination on the first try - or the second. But they will continue to work with you to refine the treatment plan so that you get the best plan ...

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