The understanding and treatment of patients with neuropathic pain necessitates an integrated approach from multiple specialties. The Duke Pain Clinic employs a multidisciplinary approach with input from anesthesia, psychiatry, psychology, and neurology to facilitate appropriate diagnosis and treatment.
Diagnostic procedures including electromyography, imaging studies, and psychological evaluations are integrated into a complete neurological assessment.
Treatment modalities include multiple pharmacological modalities, psychiatric intervention, peripheral nerve and sympathetic block, and other neurosurgical procedures.
The Duke Pain and Palliative Care Program offers outpatient, inpatient, education, and research services. Some of the services offered include:
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Resident electives are available in the Duke Pain and Palliative Care Clinic. All residents gain exposure to the evaluation and treatment of pain during inpatient and outpatient experiences.