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Osteopathy and pain management: Improving care for patients suffering from chronic pain


Total Credits: .75 including .75 AOA Category 1-A Credit(s), .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

Average Rating:
   3
State Associations:
AOMA - Arizona
Faculty:
Derek Higgins, DO
Duration:
:49
Expiration:
Never expires.


Description

Osteopathy and pain management: Improving care for patients suffering from chronic pain
Derek Higgins, DO

  • Evaluate traditional approach to pain management, including medications and procedures.
  • Recommend new tools to help their patients suffering from chronic pain.
  • Utilize osteopathic techniques for headache management.

Dr. Higgins discloses that he is the owner of calmmypain.com

Accreditation
The Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association (AOMA) is accredited by the American Osteopathic Association (AOA) to provide osteopathic continuing medical education for physicians.

The AOMA designates this activity for a maximum of .75 hour of AOA Category 1-A credits and will report CME and specialty credits commensurate with the extent of the physician's participation in this activity.

The Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association (AOMA) is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

The AOMA designates this live activity for a maximum of .75 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AOMA Grievance Policy: The Arizona Osteopathic Medical Association strives to provide continuing medical education programs to fulfill the needs of the attendees and to meet the AOA Accreditation Requirements and ACCME Accreditation Requirements. Comments, questions, or complaints should be submitted in writing to Teresa Roland, Director of Education, by mail to AOMA, 3039 W Peoria Ave, Suite C102-158, Phoenix, AZ 85029, or email teresa@azosteo.org. 

 

 

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Dr. Derek Higgins, DO is the Medical Director of Pioneer Sports & Spine. Board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, he was also fellowship trained in interventional pain management at Ahwatukee Sports & Spine. He is a graduate of Midwestern University and was Chief Resident at Nassau University Medical Center in New York.

Dr. Higgins offers a diverse portfolio of research-based treatments and specializes in osteopathic modalities to manage the complexity of chronic pain. He is an advocate for chronic conditions with a special interest in neuropathic and cancer pain. He is committed to the highest standard of clinical care for his patients.

Assessing each individual pain profile, he incorporates his procedural experience, and diverse therapeutic knowledge to relieve pain. His passion for education has helped many future physicians and the community.


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