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Pain Management

Opioids are sometimes prescribed to patients for pain management. It is important to understand how to safely use opioids and when alternative medicines can be helpful.

 

Primary Care Network | Persistent Pain Management  
780-539-9204 | 104-11745 105 street
grandeprairiepcn.com

We are a unified multidisciplinary team of healthcare providers collaborating with primary care physicians to serve the needs of those living with chronic pain in Grande Prairie. Our team consists of a physician, nurse practitioner, nurse case worker, physiotherapist, kinesiologist, and mental health therapist.

Patients are engaged in individual treatment plans that are client-centered and focus on self-management of chronic pain and improving quality of life. Treatment is implemented using a bio psychosocial model of care.  Patient reassessment with adjustments to treatment plans is ongoing over a 12-month period with most patients expected to reach their treatment goals within a 3-6 month period.

Referrals to the Persistent Pain Program are accepted from PCN physicians only. New patients are invited to attend an orientation session to decide if they would like to become part of the program.