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Dr. James Wolfe

Pain Management
Mansfield, OH
33 years experience male

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Mansfield, OH

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605-B S Trimble Rd, Mansfield, OH
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Pain Management

Languages spoken

English

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27 Answers
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wolfe
Pain Management 33 years experience
Maybe so.: If your doctor made the diagnosis of arthritis based on your history, his thorough examination, and appropriate diagnostic testing, then most likely h... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wolfe
Pain Management 33 years experience
No.: Migraine-specific medications are designed to work for migraine headaches. Depending on the medication, they may provide little or no relief for other... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wolfe
Pain Management 33 years experience
Possibly.: As always, making a diagnosis is the first step. Your physician should be able to take a history and examine you to decide if this is likely to be a ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wolfe
Pain Management 33 years experience
See a doctor: As always, the wisest course of action is to see your physician. He/she may refer you to a rheumatologist that will take a history, examine you and p... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wolfe
Pain Management 33 years experience
Someplace flat.: The best location is anywhere that it can remain undisturbed. Typically someplace flat where the skin does not flex or stretch frequently. Common lo... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wolfe
Pain Management 33 years experience
Perhaps.: In theory, the answer is yes. However, the vast majority of patients who do not already have a seizure disorder will never have seizures or seizure-l... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wolfe
Pain Management 33 years experience
Yes: At equipotent dosages, they have the same potential to alleviate pain via their action at mu opioid receptors. Side effects may be different.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wolfe
Pain Management 33 years experience
Sure.: Certain posture maneuvers, including the cat-camel stretch may provide some relief, espcially if the cause is root irritation. Long term core strengt... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Wolfe
Pain Management 33 years experience
You need examined...: Your history is very limited and the area in question includes a large number of possibilities. If these symptoms persist, you would benefit from a do... Read More
A 20-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wolfe
Pain Management 33 years experience
See below.: If your pain management doctor is doing nerve blocks, he would only perform radiofrequency ablation if the blocks were working and he/she thought it w... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wolfe
Pain Management 33 years experience
See your doctor: First and foremost, you must be diagnosed with migraines. See your primary care provider and request a referral to a neurologist. The vast majority ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wolfe
Pain Management 33 years experience
Yes: While the vast majority of patients with RA have a positive rf, a certain percentage do not. Typically, the younger the patient, the better the chanc... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wolfe
Pain Management 33 years experience
Yes.: For most patients, with or without a prodrome or aura, the migraine will occur in either a frontal or temporal area on one side of the head. Pain aro... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wolfe
Pain Management 33 years experience
Who would know?: An event 20 years ago did not have nearly the impact on your child as the subsequent 20 years of parenting. Talk to your son. By the age of 20, he ha... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wolfe
Pain Management 33 years experience
Sometimes.: Under monitored anesthesia care or conscious sedation, some patients will become fairly chatty. Some do indeed start talking about topics not fit for... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wolfe
Pain Management 33 years experience
Perhaps nothing.: Ask your physician if he has any explanation for your positive test. This can often be found from the use of certain medications. I suspect he/she a... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wolfe
Pain Management 33 years experience
Uncertain.: If this is not typical of your migraines, then you should seek medical attention immediately. Visual changes and ocular pain are rarely worth waiting... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wolfe
Pain Management 33 years experience
No, not normal.: No these symptoms are not normal, but with appropriate evaluation, this condition can likely be properly diagnosed and treated effectively. Contact y... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wolfe
Pain Management 33 years experience
Sure.: Getting hit in the head causes trauma to the structures both inside and outside the skull. Concussions can and do occur with high velocity head kicks... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Wolfe
Pain Management 33 years experience
No.: Fibromyalgia patients have somatic complaints related to what is believed to be underlying dysfunction in the transmission and processing of pain sign... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wolfe
Pain Management 33 years experience
Urine and saliva.: Urine toxicology screens are quite common, though some now use saliva tests which are less prone to deceptive behavior. Some employers also use hair ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. James Wolfe
Pain Management 33 years experience
No.: If you tested postive for hydrocodone, you were taking hydrocodone. Some simple urine tests do not include oxycodone; make sure it was included. If th... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wolfe
Pain Management 33 years experience
Get evaluated.: In my practice. A patient that does not respond to corticosteroid injections in the knees and is not a candidate for arthroscopy or joint replacement ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wolfe
Pain Management 33 years experience
Yes.: Depending on your age, degenerative changes of either the glenohumeral joint or acromioclavicular joint are common. If the joint is acutely inflammed... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wolfe
Pain Management 33 years experience
Depends.: Clinically, the diagnosis is often made by symptoms of neurogenic claudication, in the absence of any overt vascular disease. Typically this a tight ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wolfe
Pain Management 33 years experience
Not Necessarily: Many patients feel the sedating and/or euphoric side effects of narcotics and benzodiazepines. Most patients will see these side effects as negatives... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Wolfe
Pain Management 33 years experience
Most likely.: It is very likely than any use of Methadone will be reflected by a positive opioid test on any drug screen. Depending on the sophistication of the te... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Wolfe is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wolfe is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

The Ohio State University College of Medicine, OH
Graduated 1989MD
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