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Sierra Tucson Pain Management Program Awarded Pain Program Accreditation by the American Academy of Pain Management For Treatment of Chronic Pain
Date:1/27/2009

Facility becomes the only Academy-accredited inpatient pain program in Arizona

Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) January 27, 2009 -- The Sierra Tucson Pain Management Program has been awarded Pain Program Accreditation by the American Academy of Pain Management (the Academy), the nation's largest interdisciplinary professional pain management organization, which serves clinicians through education and advocacy. As part of the accreditation process, Sierra Tucson's Pain Management Program underwent a rigorous process in which the Academy surveyor evaluated the facility based on criteria such as its commitment to quality care, concern for patients, and the use of outcomes measurement for continuous improvement.

According to the surveyor, Dr. Lawrence Short, "The Academy has awarded the Sierra Tucson Pain Management Program a three-year accreditation as an Inpatient Major Comprehensive Multidisciplinary Pain Management Program. Accreditation by the Academy means that this facility has met published quality standards for clinical and administrative operation - standards that were developed by recognized leaders in the field of pain management. Sierra Tucson's Pain Management Program is the only Academy-accredited inpatient pain program in Arizona."

Sierra Tucson's Pain Management Program offers a comprehensive mind-body approach for the treatment of chronic pain. All patients are evaluated by a team of multidisciplinary clinicians. The comprehensive evaluation system is used to guide the individual treatment planning, with specific goals of reducing pain and restoring one's quality of life.

The diverse treatment modalities utilized in Sierra Tucson's Pain Management Program are designed to meet each person's specific needs. The following services may be included in the individualized treatment plan and offered at various times during the course of treatment:

-Musculoskeletal & Neurological Exam
-Medical Consultations & Care
-Physical Therapy
-Psychological Evaluation
-Pharmacological Evaluation & Treatment
-Experiential & Equine-Assisted Therapy
-Meditation
-Substance Abuse Counseling
-Safe Exercise & Movement Therapies
-Pain Flare-Up Planning & Relapse Prevention
-Manual Therapies
-Denial Management Counseling
-Aquatic Therapy
-Biofeedback
-Sleep Restoration Plan
-Anti-inflammatory Nutrition Instruction
-Trigger Point Therapy
-Acupuncture & other Integrative Therapies

Sierra Tucson's Pain Management Program (typically a 45-day length of stay) successfully treats many patients with chronic pain, including:

-Arthritis
-Central nervous system sensitivity
-Disorders of the neck and back
-Headaches
-Neuropathies
-Oro-facial pain
-Musculoskeletal and rheumatic conditions, including fibromyalgia
-Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
-Opiate hyperalgesia

The Joint Commission has also awarded Sierra Tucson with dual accreditation - both as a Hospital and for Behavioral Health Care.

Christi Cessna, Sierra Tucson's Marketing Director, comments, "Sierra Tucson continues to pioneer the development of innovative programs and therapies. Our commitment to providing the highest quality of care to our patients is reflected by the accreditations awarded by the American Academy of Pain Management and the Joint Commission. It is an honor for me to work with Sierra Tucson's highly skilled, caring, and committed staff and to see our patients' joy as they emerge from a life-changing treatment experience."

Sierra Tucson is celebrating 25 years of "Compassionate Care and Clinical Excellence." Located on 160 acres at the foot of the Santa Catalina Mountains near Tucson, Arizona, this internationally renowned facility offers a beautiful natural healing environment and the highest level of confidentiality. For more information about Sierra Tucson's Pain Management Program, call 800 842 4487 or visit www.SierraTucson.com (click "Programs," then "Pain").

Sierra Tucson is a member of CRC Health Group, the most comprehensive network of specialized behavioral care services in the nation. CRC offers the largest array of personalized treatment options, allowing individuals, families, and professionals to choose the most appropriate treatment setting for their behavioral, addiction, weight management and therapeutic education needs. CRC is committed to making its services widely and easily available, while maintaining a passion for delivering advanced treatment. For over two decades, CRC programs have helped individuals and families reclaim and enrich their lives. For more information, visit www.crchealth.com.

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