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Whom is this website meant for?

This website is intended for patients with different kind of pain complaints, healthcare providers and scientist in the field of pain medicine.

The University Pain Centre Maastricht (UPCM) is the successor of the Pain Expertise Centre Maastricht (PKC-Maastricht) and is a part of the Department of Anesthesiology and Pain Management (Head of Department: Prof. Dr. W Buhre)  of the Maastricht University Medical Centre (MUMC+).

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The University Pain Centre Maastricht (UPCM) of the Maastricht UMC + has received of the World Institute of Pain (WIP) the highest possible award, known as the Excellence in Pain Practice Award for Comprehensive Multidisciplinary Pain Practice. There are only a few other pain centres worldwide that have received this award. In particular the multidisciplinary approach of the University Maastricht Pain Centre is praised by the WIP.