Typical Pain Management Issues Addressed With Patients:

  • Learning and Using the Pain Cycle 
  • Basic anatomy and physiology of pain
  • Pacing and Modification of Activities
  • Emotion Management 
  • Stress Management 
  • Self-Calming Strategies 
  • Sleep & Pain
  • Effective Communication with Family and Health Care Providers 
  • Problem-Solving Strategies 
  • Reprioritizing and Revaluating Activities 
  • Realistic Expectations 
  • Accurately Interpreting Physical Symptoms and Sensations 
  • Accurate Fact-Based Thinking 
  • Making Healthy Choices 
  • Increasing Enjoyable Activities and Enhancing Quality of Life 
Medical and Health Psychologist
Charlotte, NC 
Southpark Behavioral Medicine Specialists, PA.
Sally M. Duffy, Ph.D
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