About Frankston Pain Management
Frankston Pain Management is an interdisciplinary and interventional pain management facility in Victoria, Australia.
Frankston Pain Management uses evidence based interdisciplinary treatments, diagnostic and advanced interventional procedures that are supported by the world's leading scientific research and literature.
Frankston Pain Management Mission
To provide the highest standards of comprehensive pain management of patients that maximises function, while minimising pain and suffering.
To promote health and reduce pain related disabilities in patients with chronic pain.
To provide cost effective and efficient utilisation of chronic pain management services and resources.
To increase knowledge and understanding of chronic pain through research and education.
Frankston Pain Management began nearly 20 years ago as a collaborative pain management service by a group of doctors and allied health professionals at Frankston Hospital in May 1993.
The current Frankston Pain Management multidisciplinary team consists of John Monagle and Murray Taverner (interventional & pain medicine specialists), Dr Selva Mudaliar & Bruce Shirazi (rehabilitation physicians), Jeremy Stone and Ruwan Haputhantrige (psychiatrists) and Joanne McDonald (psychologist).
We provide a comprehensive assessment, management and education resource to co-ordinate the
treatment of out-patients and in-patients with chronic pain in southern metropolitan Melbourne
and regional Victoria. We provide out-patient services at our clinic in Frankston. Patients can be
admitted to Beleura Private Hospital, Frankston Private Day Surgery, Peninsula Oncology Centre, St
John of Gods Nepean Rehabilitation and Frankston Hospital for treatment.
Our objective is to enable physical therapy, social and occupational rehabilitation, reduce dependence on the health care system and increase self-reliance.
We use a wide a range of treatments to restore function, self-confidence, self-esteem, stabilise mood disturbances and reduce pain.
We encourage active self-management with exercise and enjoyable activities at all stages and with all types of interventions.
Some patients may be helped by medication, while other people may need injection therapy and others may be helped by advanced interventional pain treatments.