Feb 08, 2023 | chronic pain

Mental Health and the Biopsychosocial Model of Pain

Chronic pain patients need a unique personalized treatment approach. A biopsychosocial model means offering not just medication, but lifestyle changes and adoption of healthful practices. Michelle Weiner is a pain management physician; her practice is called Spine and Wellness Centers of America, where she mainly uses cannabis and ketamine-assisted psychotherapy to treat chronic pain. In this interview Dr. Weiner also discusses the state of mental health in America.