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Current Pain and Headache Reports

, Volume 1, Issue 2, pp 107–115 | Cite as

Pain facilities: A review of their effectiveness and referral selection criteria

  • David A. Fishbain
  • Robert Cutler
  • Hubert Rosomoff
  • Renee Steele-Rosomoff
Article

Abstract

This article first provides a definition of a pain facility, then describes types of pain facilities and treatments available at these facilities. In addition, a review of the meta-analytic evidence for the effectiveness of pain facility treatment is provided. Finally, the authors suggest a number of criteria by which a physician can make a decision for or against potential referral to a pain facility.

Keywords

Chronic Pain Pain Treatment Myofascial Pain Syndrome PubMed Notation Multidisciplinary Pain 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • David A. Fishbain
  • Robert Cutler
  • Hubert Rosomoff
  • Renee Steele-Rosomoff

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