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MAPS’ Interdisciplinary Approach to Treating Pain

Posted by Brenda Poppy on Apr 19, 2016

Pain is not a simple condition. It not only affects the way your body functions, but changes the way your brain works. It has an impact on countless areas of life, from your own emotions, to your relationships with others and your ability to work. It follows, then, that to treat pain successfully, each of these varied factors must be addressed. MAPS’ interdisciplinary approach, which incorporates physical therapy, behavioral health and more into a treatment plan, can effectively work to reduce pain – and its impacts on your life.

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Topics: Blog, Behavioral Health, Physical Therapy, Interdisciplinary Care, Multidisciplinary approach, Pain Management

Getting the Right Care for You: Primary Care Doctors or Pain Management?

Posted by Brenda Poppy on Apr 12, 2016

Chronic pain is treated by an array of specialists and healthcare providers. From primary care physicians and pain management doctors to acupuncturists and chiropractors, it can be difficult to determine who to see when you’re in pain. Understanding the backgrounds, training and treatment approaches of each specialist is key to choosing the right type of care for your pain. Let’s start with primary care physicians and pain management doctors.

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Topics: Blog, Chronic Pain, Primary Care Physicians, Pain Management