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SERVICE CONTACT DETAILS

Please contact the Community Rehabilitation Centre via Arapiles Reception for further information about the Integrated Pain Service.

Arapiles Building
83 Baillie Street   Horsham   Vic   3400
Ph: 03 5381 9333
Fax: 03 5381 9330

 

SERVICE DESCRIPTION / OVERVIEW

The Wimmera and Southern Mallee Health Service is a multidisciplinary team including a GP Specialist in pain management, a physiotherapist, occupational therapist and psychologist.
The service provides coordinated education, training and support to help clients learn to live well with pain.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

What does the program involve?

1. An introductory session that describes how we now understand pain; what causes persistent pain and what can be done to better manage this. Clients are then be able to choose your next step.

2. Attend a health screening assessment with our coordinator to help find out more about the client’s story and areas for us to explore with them.

3. Depending on needs and interests, they may then:

  • Undergo full multidisciplinary assessment and treatment as required with members of the pain team (Doctor, Physiotherapist, Occupational Therapist, Psychologist).
  • Participate in our pain education and exercise groups

FEES

No fees are charged

AREA SERVICED

 Wimmera and Southern Mallee

ELIGIBILITY

  • Be over 18 years of age.
  • Be experiencing chronic pain (which means that it’s been around for more than three months).
  • Be interested in how to better manage your pain.