Personalized treatments for people with back pain and spine disorders
People who have been in an injury, accident or lost a limb may experience a range of emotions including:
Counseling can assist patients in understanding and better managing these changes. Stress and behavioral pain management techniques can help patients get through the adjustment process.
Behavioral pain management techniques and strategies can help patients learn to control persistent pain symptoms. Training techniques include:
Katherine Applegate, PhD, provides these services at the Duke Spine Center located in Duke Clinic 1B/1C.
An initial consultation allows Dr. Applegate to gather the information she needs to develop a treatment plan based on individual needs. She then works with her patients to determine the best approach to implementing the plan.
Call (919) 613-0444 to schedule an appointment or request a referral.