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How can I get my pain meds online like website says. I see pain management but not how my ins co says I should it's how the doc wants to see me Ea week?

How can I get my pain meds online like website says. I see pain management but not how my ins co says I should it's how the doc wants to see me Ea week?

Call prescribing doc: In most states electronic prescribing of narcotics or controlled substances is not allowed. You could go to an ER and get a short supply unless you have abuse potential or if this would break your pain contract with pain mgmt physician. Advise you to call the original prescribing doctor and make sure that you get your refills on time before it becomes emergency. ...Read more

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Can you read a mri online? I am having issues for pain management with my.current ortho and am in extreme pain.

Can you read a mri online? I am having issues for pain management with my.current ortho and am in extreme pain.

See local specialist: We could read MRI or provide you with an opinion if the quality of the download is good. But even if we disagree with your pain management doctor we could not help you because we are not allowed to prescribed pain medication on line. The most practical way is to seek a second opinion from a local doctor that would be able to prescribed the proper medicine if they disagree with your first doctor ...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?

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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What will pain management do to help me?

Improvements: Usually, pain is a sort term issue and resolves once the injury has healed. Unfortunately this sometimes does not happen and pain persists for months or years. Pain management is more that using opioids (good for short term but may be a problem long term). Pain management experts can help you get through the hard times and use multiple management techniques (ie physician therapy, psych, etc). ...Read more

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What should I expect from pain management?

A useful consult.: You should expect someone to help you understand the cause of your pain, what the options are to deal/treat the pain and realistic expectations.
What you should not expect is for someone to get you started on an addiction to a powerful narcotic. ...Read more

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What is "interventional pain management"?

Pain specialists.: American society of interventional pain physicians defines interventional pain management as a "discipline of medicine devoted to the diagnosis/treatment of pain disorders." interventional pain medicine uses a multidisciplinary approach, in which a team of health care professionals works together, providing a full range of treatments/services for patients suffering from acute and/or chronic pain. ...Read more

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What if I test negative for pain management?

Not clear: It isn't clear to me what you are asking? Are you asking if you test negative for controlled substances in your system? Depends on what you are being prescribed and your adherence to the treatment plan. ...Read more

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What happens at a pain management appointment?

Pain Eval: Like any medical encounter a full history and physical examination is performed to evaluate your complaints. The quality, intensity, relieving and exacerbating factors are important to elicit. Both successful and less successful treatments will be reviewed. Your functional status and goals will be assessed. Chronic pain is usually not fully eliminated, but any reduction can improve your life. ...Read more

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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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What to expect at a pain management appointment?

Expectations: The best pain groups will 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 options. ...Read more

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What is pain management? Who specializes in this?

Specialized field: In order to be a board certified pain management specialist you must have completed an internship then a residency in anesthesiology / physical medicine and rehab / or neurology and psychiatry. You must be board certified by the american board of medical specialties in one of these fields then complete a fellowship in pain management, and pass the pain boards. Demand this from ur doctor. ...Read more

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What do they do when you go in for pain management?

What do they do when you go in for pain management?

Pain Management: The best pain groups will 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 is the technical definition of pain management?

Pain Management: The pain provider will 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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How easy is it to get pain management for my back ?

Pain Center: You can look for a multi-disciplinary pain center close to you. ...Read more

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Can someone recommend a good pain management method?

Treatment v Mgmt: This is a very general question, so the answer must be general. There are many ways to manage pain-ie 'cover up' pain or make it liveable; meds, tens units, many types of physical therapy, psychotherapy, & on & on. Treating pain with an effort to diagnose the cause & cure it is entirely different. Many causes missed by traditional docs may be found and fully resolved by osteopathic medical treatment. ...Read more

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How do I know exactly what will pain management do for me?

Pain Management: The group or pain provider will 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 are helpful recommendations for better pain management?

Pain tips: Practices that offer a comprehensive approach are the best. This means the practice support comprehensively addressing the history of your chronic pain condition, reviewing diagnostic tests and or order new ones, performing a detailed pertinent physical examination, then designing an individualized treatment plan which can include injections, braces, creams, medications, physical therapy and more. ...Read more

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Can we use tms (trans magnitic stimulation) for pain management?

Can we use tms (trans magnitic stimulation) for pain management?

Definitely: There have been very impressive results using tms in patients coming out of bariatric surgery. This was a double blinded-sham controlled study and it was repeated so it is very rigorous. People with active tms self-administered about 50% less narcotic from a pain pump than those with sham (fake) treatment. Without a doubt, tms works for certain types of pain and it is being explored for others. ...Read more

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How do I know if the pain is bad enough to need pain management?

When pain unbearable: When the pain interferes with your daily routine (social, work, home, sleep), and simple measures (exercise, physical therapy, medication) are not giving enough relief. If that is your situation, discuss the problem with your primary doctor. ...Read more

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Will I need to have a diagnosis to go to a pain management center?

Diagnosis: You just have to have the pain. The pain doc will diagnose and treat the pain eventually with the help of other specialists, part of your team that will develop a plan and a strategy to eliminate the pain. ...Read more

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Is a disease that is only treated as "pain management" often terminal?

No: There are many other conditions that a pain specialist can help with, including chronic back pain and complex regional pain syndrome. ...Read more

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How can a pain management center be different from just seeing a regular dr?

How can a pain management center be different from just seeing a regular dr?

Pain Management: The best pain groups will 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 options. All of these may be initiated at the first visit. ...Read more

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Are there other pain management options than drugs that would work just as well?

Depends: Pain mgmt doesn't consist just of drugs. Drugs may be given to alleviate pain or treat the underlying problem. Depending on the particular problem anything from physical therapy and exercise to invasive procedures may be recommended. ...Read more

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Could pain management really help or is it where people can just go to get there drug fix?

It can help : Appropriate pain management is important and not all patients want a "drug fix"; if the patient has pain, the physician should try to find ways to decrease patient's pain. ...Read more

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Pain management dr commented that I am very young and very pretty in my records is this common and why?

Hmmm: Commenting that you are young is not an issue. A doctor writing in his office that you are pretty is very unusual. There is no reason to indicate such a thing. I would suggest finding another doctor. ...Read more

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