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2022 Dec 09

Biopsychosoc Med



Multimodal pain therapy for persistent idiopathic facial pain – a pilot study.


Foerster Z, Kleinmann B, Schlueter N, Vach K, Wolter T
Biopsychosoc Med. 2022 Dec 09; 16(1):25.
PMID: 36494736.


Persistent Idiopathic Facial Pain (PIFP) is a pain syndrome with missing evidence-based therapy recommendations. According to the biopsychosocial pain model, multidisciplinary pain treatment (MPT) offers a promising therapeutic option for chronic pain syndromes. MPT is an interprofessional treatment procedure, consisting of medical, physiotherapeutic and psychotherapeutic treatment units, which has not yet been studied in PIFP.