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Dr. Satvinder Dhesi
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Pain Management (Overview)

Pain management is the control of pain through medication, physical therapy, and lifestyle.


Dr. Mitchell Zeitler
Board Certified, Anesthesiology
33 years in practice
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What should I expect from pain management?

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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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Dr. Satvinder Dhesi
1,350 doctors shared insights

Pain Management (Overview)

Pain management is the control of pain through medication, physical therapy, and lifestyle.


Dr. Satvinder Dhesi
Board Certified, Pain Management
21 years in practice
215K people helped
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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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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Dr. Eric Weisman
Board Certified, Neurology
30 years in practice
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Living with Ongoing Pain (Tip)

Living with Ongoing Pain

Pain management is more than taking pills. ...See more

Dr. Eric Weisman
Board Certified, Neurology
30 years in practice
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Living with Ongoing Pain (Checklist)

Be sure correct diagnosis is made
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Only go to a pain physician trained to treat chronic pain
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Continue to look for more therapies that might be right for you
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Keep moving. Do not let pain sideline you. Pain will only get worse.
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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Dr. Francine Yep
Board Certified, Family Medicine
25 years in practice
8M people helped
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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. Ron Jones
Board Certified, Pain Management
39 years in practice
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What is "interventional pain management" ?

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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Dr. Eric Weisman
Board Certified, Neurology
30 years in practice
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Living with Ongoing Pain (Tip)

Living with Ongoing Pain

There is a specialty for pain management. ...See more

Dr. Satvinder Dhesi
Board Certified, Pain Management
21 years in practice
215K people helped
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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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Dr. Satvinder Dhesi
Board Certified, Pain Management
21 years in practice
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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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Dr. Eric Weisman
Board Certified, Neurology
30 years in practice
4M people helped
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Living with Ongoing Pain (Tip)

Living with Ongoing Pain

It's a myth that: all pain management involves use of medications. ...See more

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


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