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Learn tools and techniques to control pain and enjoy your life with the help of Essentia Health. You’ll learn effective skills to cope with pain and improve your strength, endurance, and flexibility. This service is available in Northern Minnesota.
If medical treatments aren’t effective, your doctor may recommend learning how to manage chronic pain through exercises, therapies, and education. We'll work with you to develop an exercise program, learn new pain management skills, and understand how your brain and your feelings shape your experience of pain.
Managing pain can be a lifelong process, and you can depend on our team for guidance. Your doctor may recommend pain rehabilitation if:
At your first consultation, we will conduct a health assessment and review your medical history. Your provider will answer questions, make recommendations, and share information with your primary care doctor.
We will work with you and your doctor to create a personalized care plan. Your pain rehabilitation care team may include:
If you live in or around Duluth, Minnesota, you may benefit from our Pain Rehabilitation Program. If you participate in the program, you will:
Program participants attend rehabilitation for two full days of treatment each week for eight weeks. You can ask us about other options that may be a better fit for your schedule.
In most cases, insurance providers cover the cost of the program. You can count on our team to help you determine if you will have out-of-pocket costs.
Take advantage of a voluntary, three-month aftercare program that can help you transition from the Pain Rehabilitation Program to your daily life. You’ll receive:
You’ll need a referral from your primary care provider or a specialist for this service.