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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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Dr. Laurence Badgley
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Fibromyalgia (Definition)

Widespread pain and tenderness on palpation of specific muscle points, associated with variety of other symptoms that include fatigue, sleep disturbances, depression, anxiety, ...Read more


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Are there any doctor's that treat fibromyalgia in the nyc area? , I just need someone for pain management.dr who was treating me has decided to teach.

Are there any doctor's that treat fibromyalgia in the nyc area? , I just need someone for pain management.dr who was treating me has decided to teach.

Search: You can start a search here and other online sites. http://www.ucomparehealthcare.com/drs/new_york/pain_management_physicians/Brooklyn.html But research is important. Also get referrals from people you trust. Ask hard questions in a respectful manner. Your ex-doctor is a good start for leads. Good luck. ...Read more

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Are drugs prescribed for long-term pain management addictive? I was diagnosed with fibromyalgia and i'm a little worried that i'll end up addicted to whatever pain medication the doctor puts me on.

I agree with the : Previous answer. I would add that being dependant and being addicted are different. Addiction is consumption of drugs in a pattern that makes life worse. You can ge dependant on meds while they make life better. Insomnia improvement is key, do u clinch teeth at night? Tramadol is a partial opiod stimulator that builds up brain transmitters and decrease pain. You should b able 2 tx w/o ful opiod. ...Read more

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What can a pain management doc do for you when u have perupheral neuro, trig neuralgia, fibromyalgia, &cns inflam? Im in desperate need for somthg to wrk

What can a pain management doc do for you when u have perupheral neuro, trig neuralgia, fibromyalgia, &cns inflam? Im in desperate need for somthg to wrk

A lot.: There are several things your pain management doctor can do beside the judicious use of pain pills like nsaids, anticonvulsant drugs like Lyrica or neurontin. Tegretol, injections to the trigeminal nerve to block the pain, antidepressants like Cymbalta or savella, (milnacipran) which are snris, and some lifestyle changes to make you life less stressful. ...Read more

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I have chronic neck and back pain, possibly fibromayalgia.I need to find a good pain management doctor in south houston. Any recommendations?

I have chronic neck and back pain, possibly fibromayalgia.I need to find a good pain management doctor in south houston. Any recommendations?

Fellowship and board: A fellowship trained specialist in pain who has been boarded and recognized by the american board of medical specialties would help identify someone who was properly trained and certified in pain. ...Read more

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Which type of doctor treats Sarcoidosis and which types of doctors work with pain management? Thank you!!!

Which type of doctor treats Sarcoidosis and which types of doctors work with pain management? Thank you!!!

Specialist care: Sarcoidosis is treated by a Rheumatologist/ Internal Medicine physician and pain management is handled by a specialist in Pain Medicine, which is a fellowship that physicians in Anesthesiology usually perform. ...Read more

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Pain management doctors- what conditions or diseases do you use a lumbar sympathetic block to treat?

SMP: A lumbar sympathetic block is used to treated sympathetically mediated pain of one of the lower extremities. This would include conditions such as complex regional pain syndrome. ...Read more

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What type of doctor treats Fibromyalgia?

What type of doctor treats Fibromyalgia?

Depends: Many family doctors are expert at treating Fibromyalgia because they see so many patients with the condition. If you have one of those family doctors, then he/she should be quite skilled at taking care of you. If your FP is not familiar or doesn't "believe" in fibromyalgia, then you should seek consultation with a rheumatologist who specializes in all arthritic conditions. ...Read more

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Analgesia (Definition)

Analgesia is the decrease or absence of pain sensibility without a loss of consciousness. Experiencing pain relief may happen without a person ...Read more


Dr. Satvinder Dhesi
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Pain Management (Definition)

Pain management is the control of pain through medication, ...Read more