Research on the best treatment of persistent pain strongly recommends a team-based approach. The Pain Centre of Excellence has a multidisciplinary team comprised of highly regarded experts in chronic pain, led by specialist doctors. They seek to help people by providing careful assessment and appropriate treatment tailored to each individual in our innovative Persistent Pain Program with proven results.
With its proven efficacy, the Persistent Pain Program is based entirely on what has been proven to work in managing pain.
Find out about managing your chronic pain at The Pain Centre of Excellence.
Persistent Pain Program
You can seek treatment through the Persistent Pain Centre as either a day patient or an inpatient.
Attending The Persistent Pain Management Centre As An Inpatient
You attend stay at the hospital and attend the pain clinic each day. You complete the course in 2 weeks.
Attending The Persistent Pain Management Centre As A Day Patient
As a day patient you come to the hospital for 3-5 hours a day to complete our program. You can do the program at your own pace (eg 1-2 days per week) but we recommend you complete it in 2 weeks attending Monday to Friday.
The Persistent Pain Centre treats all sorts of pain—back pain, joint pain, headaches, abdominal pain. They do not treat palliative care pain.
The Persistent Pain Centre has a multi-disciplinary approach to pain management that includes pain specialists, rehabilitation specialists, occupational therapists, pharmacists and physiotherapists.
All costs of the The Pain Centre of Excellence are covered by your private health insurance or Department of Veterans Affairs (DVA). WorkCover patients may be covered—please contact us for more details. There may be small out of pocket expenses for items such as TV rental.