Links

Educational material for pain management

  • Explain Pain: What to do about it in less than 5 minutes?
    A great video that covers the basics of chronic pain and the challenges it presents.
    See: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4b8oB757DKc
  • Understanding Pain: Brainman chooses
    First step in treating pain is to learn as much as you can about pain, in order to find the most effective treatment.
    See: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jIwn9rC3rOI
  • Understanding Pain: Brainman stops his opioids
    A simple explanation about why opioids (narcotics) are no longer recommended for chronic pain management.
    See: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MI1myFQPdCE
  • Hunter Integrated Pain Service (HIPS)
    Information and resources for people living with pain, their friends and families as well as health professionals.
    See: http://www.hnehealth.nsw.gov.au/pain
  • Pain Management Network
    An excellent resource with up to date information about all aspects of pain management – except procedural treatments. There is are very easy to understand multi-media presentations on various topics, and more complex scientific information for those with an interest in exploring the field of pain management further. Visit: Pain Management Network website

Pain services that we integrate services with

  • Hunter Integrated Pain Service
    Information and resources for people living with pain, their friends and families as well as health professionals.
    Visit: Hunter Integrated Pain Service website
  • Pain Management Research Institute
    Pain Management Research Institute (PMRI) is a joint initiative between The University of Sydney and Royal North Shore Hospital.
    Visit: Pain Management Research Institute website

Community and internet based services

  • Active and Healthy
    Find an exercise program in your area and information/tools to assist you in increasing your physical activity.
    Visit: Active and Healthy website
  • Get Healthy NSW
    Get Healthy is a NSW Government website with simple strategies for improving diet getting active. It provides tips to help people get motivated and initiate change. This site also connects you with phone-based “coaching” to help achieve health goals. Visit: Get Healthy NSW website

Multimedia pain management reports

Hospitals where we provide pain management services

  • Charlestown Private Hospital
    (Our Day Surgery Location) – Visit: Charlestown Private Hospital website
  • Lingard Private Hospital
    Our inpatient hospital where advanced pain management procedures are performed. Lingard also hosts an inpatient rehabilitation service that we utilize for our patients. The director of the Lingard inpatient rehabilitation service is Dr Tara Ball. Visit: Lingard Private Hospital website
  • Newcastle Private Hospital
    We utilise the Newcastle Private hospital inpatient rehabilitation facility. The director of the rehabilitation facility is Dr Kirsten Bailey. Visit: Newcastle Private Hospital website