A 59-year-old female asked:
does a pain specialist give steroidal injections or will a neurologist have to do that?
4 doctor answers • 7 doctors weighed in
Neurology 33 years experience
Depends: Usually a pain management doctor gives steroid injections, but depends on the qualifications of a neurologist.
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Specializes in Anesthesiology
Pain specialist: A pain specialist can, sometimes orthopedic surgeons do depending on part of body.
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Anesthesiology 36 years experience
Yes: the pain specialist can give injections
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Pain Management 36 years experience
Trained physician: These injections are performed under fluoroscopic guidance (x-ray) by a highly trained and experienced physician. Pain specialist, neurologist, anesthesiologist is first on the list.
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Last updated Nov 27, 2014
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