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Is pain management covered by health insurance?

Is pain management covered by health insurance?

Horse's mouth: Always best to get it straight from the horse's mouth. Call your health insurance and check out your coverage. ...Read more

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Dr. Ankush Bansal
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Insurance (Definition)

Health insurance is a type of coverage that pays for medical expenses. Health insurance can be provided by an employer, the state or federal government, or ...Read more


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Been on oxycontin for several years for pain management and doing well. Is there a down side for my health?

Been on oxycontin for several years for pain management and doing well. Is there a down side for my health?

Yes: Long term use of opioids can result in hormone imbalances, osteoporosis, impotence, as well as other systemic effects. There is always the risk for abuse and addiction. Relying on opioids for chronic pain management is a personal choice and is justified if their use improves your overall function and quality of life. I would hope that the physician prescribing the medications have outlined these. ...Read more

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No insurance, so no doc and can't afford sub doc nor pain management ..severe sciatica some days. Some days I knock off the edge w/alot of excedrin?

No insurance, so no doc and can't afford sub doc nor pain management ..severe sciatica some days. Some days I knock off the edge w/alot of excedrin?

Gastritis concern: Please take care to avoid gastritis with aspirin misuse in this situation activity modification most effective strategy most common cause in your age range is the very treatable lumbar disc herniation check with a free clinic in your area ...Read more

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I go to a pain management doctor who prescribed mscontin and a wellness doctor who has prescribed testosterone injections...Is it ok to take these?

I go to a pain management doctor who prescribed mscontin and a wellness doctor who has prescribed testosterone injections...Is it ok to take these?

Sometimes needed: Opioids are know to depress levels of testosterone if taken chronically. Therefore, testosterone supplementation is sometimes needed. ...Read more

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What is pain management?

What is pain management?

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How good is pain management anyway?

How good is pain management anyway?

Pain management: Pain management doctor utilizes different approaches for pain. It might include accupunture, physical therapy, medication, injections .... Interventional pain management doctor has additional training in interventions such as nerve blocks, epidural steroid injections, spinal cord stimulation ..... It's effective for many painful conditions. ...Read more

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What can they do in pain management?

What can they do in pain management?

Pain Management: Comprehensively address the history of your chronic pain condition, review diagnostic tests and or order new ones, perform a detailed pertinent physical examination, then design an individualized treatment plan which can include injections, braces, creams, medications, physical therapy and more. ...Read more

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What to recommend for pain management?

Depends: The first decision to be made typically is to better understand the cause of the underlying pain. Without an accurate diagnosis, treating the pain will be futile. ...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