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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jimmy Bowen
33 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
PM&R: A physiatrist, or rehabilitation physician, is a medical doctor who has also completed residency training in the medical specialty of physical medicin ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susana Duncan
34 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
REad below: Physical medicine and rehabilition (pm&r) concerns bringing a person to his or her individual highest level of function regardless of the underlying i ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
11 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
They have a lot of: Overlap. Occupational medicine focuses on medical issues related to work/occupational function, injuries related to specific occupations, workplace sa ... Read More
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathryn Mosher
19 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Focus: Occupational medicine focuses on return to work. Physical medicine and rehabilitation is much more diverse. Some specialists in pmr do occupational me ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
For what: If you are addicted to pain medications see an addiction specialist. If you have pain see a pain management specialist.
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Susan Uhrich
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Not at all!: Addiction medicine is focused on caring for patients with addictive diseases. Pain management is focused on caring for patients with pain. They over ... Read More
A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vivian Hernandez-popp
27 years experience in Anesthesiology
Unpleasant sensation: The symptoms of pain include any unpleasant sensation. The pain may be described as sharp, electrical, or burning. Constant or intermitten in occurran ... Read More
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A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Ness
Dr. Mary Ness answered
37 years experience in Pain Management
Really all types: Most pain clinics will treat pain due to many different problems...arthritis, pinched nerves, chronic back pain,etc. Generally speaking though, the s ... Read More
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A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Newton
18 years experience in Pain Management
Neuroleptics: Often the best first line meds are neuroleptic medications such as Neurontin and lyrica (pregabalin). Cymbalta is also a good choice. This will focu ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Prostatitis: There are chinese formulas for prostatitis but i've had a better clinical response from a western natural supplement formula called prostathera. This ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marlis Gonzalez fernandez
12 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Start with ortho: I would first have an evaluation by a spine orthopedist to figure out the extent of the problem and determine if further treatment in necessary.
A female asked:
Dr. Thomas Horn
36 years experience in Orthopedic Surgery
Specialist can help: A pain management physician treats the pain of something that is not otherwise treatable or curable. If you have problems with your tendons, you shoul ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ron Jones
Dr. Ron Jones answered
44 years experience in Family Medicine
Diverse team.: In cooperation with your primary care physician (or another physician who may refer you to an interventional pain management physician), depending upo ... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience in Clinical Psychology
Pain Management: Your doc or your local medical association can refer you to a pain management specialist. They do lots of good work but please do not forget behavior ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alexandre De Moura
30 years experience in Orthopedic Spine Surgery
Both: At our institute we have both. I feel thar formal physical therapy is important. I feel that a well-trained chiropractor can also help. If either make ... Read More
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A 65-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Glusker
46 years experience in Neurology
Leg weakness: Your question is complex because there are many possible reasons for leg weakness, from sites in the brain to cervical cord to thoracic cord, to cauda ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michele Arnold
21 years experience in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Different: A physiatrist is a medical doctor who takes a history, reviews your records, & examines you to identify the source of your pain & give a medical diagn ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Peter Forster
35 years experience in Psychiatry
Safe not effective: There are two questions that usually relate to medical procedures - is it safe, and is it effective. Probably nootropics, tcm and chiropractors are re ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Diamond
45 years experience in Pediatrics
Cause First: See a doctor to find the cause first, before testing therapies.
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Rosenfeld
26 years experience in Pain Management
Yes....but: Opioids are not a first line treatment for fibromyalgia. There are multiple excellent medications which work to quiet the "irritated" nerves.
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A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience in Pathology
Ketamine?: Are you looking for ketamine therapy? I do not know where to get it, but if you will write back with your question stated more clearly, I bet someone ... Read More

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