8.10. Pain Management
UAB provided pain management video:
Pain Management (34 minutes)
This video stresses the importance on QOL. It covers Pain subtypes (Neuropathic, Musculoskeletal, Visceral) and offers general medical and psychosocial management techniques. 40.8 mb download or watch on streaming real media.
Multidisciplinary Management of Pain in Spinal Cord Injury: An Approach to Improve Pain, Function and Psychological Coping
By Dr. Kathleen Burgess, physiatrist; Randy Hermans, physical therapist; and Dr. James Moore, psychologist and director of the Rehabilitation Institute of Washington.
Presented on June 8, 2010, at the University of Washington Medical Center
Using hypnosis for spinal cord injury pain management
By Shelley Wiechman Askay, PhD, clinical psychologist, Harborview Medical Center, assistant professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, University of Washington.
Presented on September 11, 2007, at the University of Washington Medical Center.
SCI Forum video "Managing Chronic Pain after Spinal Cord Injury"
from the Northwest Regional Spinal Cord Injury System
Chronic (or long-standing) pain is a common problem for people living with spinal cord injury, and it is often very difficult to treat. In this forum video, two UW Rehabilitation Medicine clinicians discuss the different types, causes and potential treatment options for chronic pain. Deborah Crane, MD, MPH, assistant professor and rehab physician at Harborview, reviews medications, surgical options, injections, pumps, massage, and other treatments. Dawn Ehde, PhD, professor and rehab psychologist discusses different self-management strategies for decreasing and coping with chronic pain, including relaxation, pacing and hypnosis.