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About the Functional Restoration Program

Our goal is to treat the whole person, recognizing that pain and disability affect all aspects of a person's life. Each patient enrolled in the program participates in structured daily activities and receives individual case management, tailored psychological counseling, and physical therapy, as needed.

The 14-day program runs each calendar month: eight hours every weekday for two weeks, and four days the third week. The first day involves extensive physical, psychological, and goal evaluations. After day one, each day has:

  • Four hours of physical training and integration with your goals and plans for work, play, and daily activities (there is extensive planning to ensure you can maintain the gains you have made)
  • A one-hour lecture about important topics such as anatomy, surgery, pain, drugs, and vocational resources
  • Counseling and instruction in pain management and coping skills geared toward self-management of pain
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