Q What conditions are treated?
A. Accepted medical conditions include whole body pain, phantom limb pain, loss of limb, traumatic brain injury, low back pain, neck pain, catastrophic injury, burns, TBI/post concussive, neck pain, CRPS/RSD, thoracic pain and failed back surgery syndrome.
Q. What other disorders can be addressed?
A. The Pain Rehabilitation program focuses on the treatment of physical deconditioning, medically unexplained symptoms, medication abuse/misuse, chemical coping, depression, anxiety, panic attacks and traumatic exposures.
Q. Is lodging and transport available?
A. Yes. Several hotels are located within 1 mile radious of the program site, including Microtel, Red Lion Inn, Hilton Garden Inn, Hampton Inn, Baymont Inn & Suites, and Best Western.
We receive a reduced lodging rate at the Microtel in Hattiesburg. Out of town patients are welcome and typically require lodging for 5 nights for 4 weeks, Sunday to Friday, and are free to return home on weekends (if desired).
Q. What does the program cost? Does insurance cover it?
A. The Pain Rehabilition Program is billed as a bundled daily charge for 8 hours daily, for 20 consecutive days. It is covered by Workers Compensation and Commercial Insurance (a Single Case Agreement may be needed).
A self pay option is available. Federal insurances such as Medicare and Tricare do not cover this service.
If you need assistance obtaining insurance coverage, please contact one of our experienced billing staff. We are able to provide documentation of medical necessity.
Q. What protocol does the Pain Rehabilitation Program use?
A. We use a combination of evidence based treatments including McKenzie techniques, soft tissue mobilization, joint mobilization, manual techniques, PGAP techniques, cognitive behavioral therapy for chronic pain, mindfulness, acceptance therapy, and standardized vocational assessments,
In combination, these methods to help reclaim patients' lives from pain, weakness, and the effects of over-medication.
Q. What is the effectiveness of the Pain Rehabilitation Program?
A. Our program is evidence based and has a 50% to 75% return to work rate. When return to work is not available, our clients resume many activities such as school and family involvement.
Post Treatment assessments of participants reveal significant changes in:
-Pain Catastrophizing (50% or greater improvement)
-Depression & Anxiety (50% or greater improvement)
-Pain Acceptance (50% or greater improvement)
-Perceived Impairment Level (54% improvement)
-Overall Physical Activity (300% increase)
-Lower Extremity Function (200% improvement)
-Upper Extremity Function (200% improvement)
-Walking ability (350% increase)
-Daily Steps (200% improvement)
Patients in their first year of injury, and those injured over 10 years ago,
all have shown gains in this program. We are happy to share our
Outcome Data and improvement monitoring results. Just ask!
Our staff has a combined 40 years experience in treating chronic pain, injury, and spine disorders.
For more information, call 601-255-1618
Referral fax 601-255-1619