Dr. Mazzarella has been involved with the evaluation and treatment of Traumatic stress disorders throughout his career with both whiplash/motor vehicle accident patients, chronic pain patients and as an intern at the Buffalo New York Veteran’s Hospital.
Traumatic stress refers to an overpowering experience that effect both the mind and the body. Traumatic stress can occur due to motor vehicle accidents, sports injuries, and in general with work/financial stressors or in reaction to chronic pain. This traumatic stress or trauma will affect each individual person in a unique way. Some of those who have undergone trauma can rebound quickly while other may take days, weeks, months or even years before seeing signs of recovery.
Dr. Mazzarella’s has taken several post graduate courses covering topics associated with traumatic stress/PTSD and has obtained the following Certificates/Certification listed below:
Certification in Pain Management (CPM*)
Diplomat Academy of Experts in Traumatic Stress (DAAETS*)