Education & training
BSc. MBChB.DipMuscMed. DipOccMed. FAFMM. MMed(Pain)
Pain medicine physician is the biopsychosocial assessment and management of persons with complex pain, especially when an underlying condition is not directly treatable. The scope of pain medicine supplements that of other medical disciplines, and utilises interdisciplinary skills to promote improved quality-of-life through improved physical, psychological and social function. Pain medicine prescribes medication, co-ordinates rehabilitative services, performs pain relieving procedures.