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Pain management doctors in 21230 area?

Pain management doctors in 21230 area?

Pain Md: Do a google search. Also contact the local medical society. You could also check asipp.Org, or asa.Org. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Acupuncturists (Definition)

Acupuncturists practice alternative medicine and treat patients' health conditions through the insertion and manipulation of needles in the body. They focus on alleviating imbalance in the body to help treat conditions such ...Read more


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What pain management clinics offer out-patient ketamine for crps/rsd?

What pain management clinics offer out-patient ketamine for crps/rsd?

None: No reputable clinic would offer this medication on an outpatient basis. This drug is an anesthetic and requires continuous monitoring with administration. ...Read more

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Fore treatment-resistant depression. No local psychiatrists prescribe it, so seeking anesthesiologists or pain management physicians .

Fore treatment-resistant depression.  No local psychiatrists prescribe it, so seeking anesthesiologists or pain management physicians .

Seeking doctor: Please contact your local state medical society for referrals. Also consider a virtual consult through HealthTap. TMS therapy is used by some docs. Here's a link https://neurostar.com/?gclid=CNOQvtat7NECFdQ2gQodErgAZQ Peace and good health. ...Read more

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Are acupuncturists doctors or therapists?

Are acupuncturists doctors or therapists?

Depends: This depends on the individual acupuncturist. Some are doctors that have received additional training in acupuncture. Others are specially trained "therapists". ...Read more

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Can pain management clinics test for weed?

Can pain management clinics test for weed?

Yes: Pain centers have the ability to monitor medication/treatment compliance through drug testing and the tests will pick up all drugs both authorized and unauthorized ones too. ...Read more

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Pain management clinics treat pain for what conditions?

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 source of the pain should have been evaluated and treated to the fullest extent before a pain clinic would take over. ...Read more

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Any psoriatric arthritis specialists or research hospitals near nashville?

Any psoriatric arthritis specialists or research hospitals near nashville?

Vanderbilt.: Check with the rheumatology department at the medical school hospital of vanderbilt. However, any rheumatologist should be able to handle this issue. ...Read more

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Can physicians assistants specialize in anything?

Can physicians assistants specialize in anything?

Yes: Pa's have a general training and are very adaptable. Most are used to supplement general physician practices. But some work in specialized clinics and become very knowledgeable about a specific area. For instance the main cancer center in seattle has many pas who manage cancer patients with a very high level of sophistication. ...Read more

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Do all pain management doctors treat fibromyalgia?

Do all pain management doctors treat fibromyalgia?

No: Pain management is a broad practice demographic. If you are looking for a pain management physician i would suggest asking before your appointment things to expect as the type of practice and areas of expertise treated. ...Read more

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What services are provided at pain clinics?

What services are provided at pain clinics?

Pain clinics: A good pain center - provides pt, injection treatments, other interventional treatments, script management and optimization, rehabilitation, psychology services, massage, chiropractic. This is all based on a full evaluation and examination. ...Read more

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San francisco osteapath? Any out there? Can anyone recommend? Omt manipulation specialty needed. 

San francisco osteapath? Any out there? Can anyone recommend? Omt manipulation specialty needed. 

AOA website: Here is the website for the aoa. You can use the find a do feature. http://www.osteopathic.org/osteopathic-health/find-a-do/pages/default.aspx. ...Read more

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How many doctors practice pain neutralization?

Not sure: There are many physicians who practice pain management. Pain "neutralization" wouldn't be exactly the same thing. All doctors, to some extent, practice pain management, since pain is a unifying symptom for a great many health concerns. We try our best to "neutralize" pain, but pain is also a valuable part of our nervous systems, and it is harmful to remove it entirely. ...Read more

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Flank pain. Doctors can't figure out?

Several poss. causes: Common causes of flank pain such as organ problems or disc injuries can be found by your average doc. A good osteopathic exam, however, in addition to the standard tests, might define more obscure causes. Ex: in my practice i've seen flank/back pain of 'unknown cause' lasting 10-20 years when what they have is a quadratus lumborum muscle spasm which is easily treated, if you know to look for it. ...Read more

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Can osteopathic doctors perform upper cervical manipulation like chiropractors do?

Can osteopathic doctors perform upper cervical manipulation like chiropractors do?

OMT: Osteopathic physicians who perform omt can do so for cervical, thoracic and lumbar region pain. They can also prescribe any medications appropriate to assist with your recovery. It all depends on their level of training and expertise. ...Read more

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What's your opinion of chiropractors, acupuncturists, naturopaths and other alternative medicine specialists?

What's your opinion of chiropractors, acupuncturists, naturopaths and other alternative medicine specialists?

Good but it depends: Some practitioners in all fields of medicine are better at it than others. Some are too opinionated to get good answers, some more skilled than others, some curious to dig deep and have great instincts too. But generally speaking, I am delighted that more and more people are gaining access to real healthcare instead of getting hooked on pharmaceuticals and dealing with the side effects. ...Read more

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Are pain clinic doctors good at finding solutions for chronic pains?

Are pain clinic doctors good at finding solutions for chronic pains?

Be careful: Reputable clinics should. Be very careful. There seems to be a "pain clinic" on every corner. Some clinics are nothing but pill mills managed by doctors w/ no certification in pain management. Be sure the doctor is board certified by american board of pain medicine or american board interventional pain practice. ...Read more

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Can acupuncture help nerve pain in patients?

Can acupuncture help nerve pain in patients?

Yes: Nerve and other kinds of pain may benefit from acupuncture. Results can sometimes be very impressive. But this art as well as science, depending on patient characteristics, underlying problem, diagnostic skills, needle techniques. Some people do not benefit at all. ...Read more

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Under certain circumstances, do doctors prescribe pain meds for psychic pain?

Under certain circumstances, do doctors prescribe pain meds for psychic pain?

Psychic pain: I do not think there are any circumstances in which a doctor will provide pain killers for "psychic pain" - the use of this word implies a psychological cause no objective cause and this a a definite no to pain medication. ...Read more

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Why do pain management clinics tend to use alternative medicine?

Why do pain management clinics tend to use alternative medicine?

Another approach: Many patients who present to pain clinics have exhausted many "standard" therapies. Alternative therapies can work in many cases. It is best to discuss these options in detail, including evidence of effectiveness, with your pain doctor. ...Read more

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Dr. Kathleen Brady
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Pain Clinics (Definition)

Pain clinics are medical service institutions that are focused on pain management and assist people ...Read more


Clinics (Definition)

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