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Education and Support

The Pain Center at Miami Valley Hospital encourages you to be actively involved in your medical care.

How to Select a Pain Center

Below is a checklist of things to consider when choosing a pain center:

  • Is the physician board certified in pain management?
  • What are the credentials of the other staff? Are they ACLS certified?
  • Is the staff caring? Do they provide a personal experience?
  • Does the center have access to other specialties for referral if needed?
  • Does the physician use a multi-modality approach to pain management (such as combining different therapies for pain management: invasive therapies; opioid and non-opioid medications ; non-medication treatments such as physical/occupational therapies; ice; heat).
  • Can I be assured of confidentiality?
  • Will my plan of care be clear and easy to understand?
  • Will the pain center work closely with my family physician or other specialists to coordinate my care?
  • Does the pain center accept my insurance, Medicaid, Medicare, Workers Compensation?

Online Resources

Below are some useful Internet resources for learning more about pain conditions.

Other Resources

Learn About Pain Management 

Premier Health Library

The Premier Health Library offers a wealth of information about pain management. Learn about conditions, treatments, how to prepare for surgery, and much more.

 

These Miami Valley Hospital locations offer Pain Center Services.
Pain Center at Miami Valley Hospital
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