The Auckland Regional Pain Service (TARPS) provides quality pain management to the people of Auckland and beyond. TARPS provides outpatient services including clinical assessment and management of acute and chronic pain utilising a multidisciplinary approach.
The TARPS team is made up of Anaesthetists, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Occupational Therapist, Psychiatrist, Physiotherapists, Psychologists, Rheumatologist, and Pain Fellows.
Some of the most common conditions treated by TARPS in adult patients:
- Musculoskeletal pain disorders e.g. chronic back pain, chronic neck with or without shoulder pain, fibromyalgia
- Neuropathic pain
- Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
- Phantom limb pain
- Facial pain
- Post-herpetic neuralgia
- Atypical chest pain(s)
- Abdominal pain with or without Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)
- Pelvic pain/endometriosis