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What type of doctor performs discograms?

What type of doctor performs discograms?

Interventional: The doctors most commonly performing discography are interventional pain doctors. They may be anesthesiologists, physiatrists, radiologists, and sometimes surgeons specializing in pain management. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor performs a vitrectomy?

What kind of doctor performs a vitrectomy?

Retinal surgeon: Vitrectomy is a procedure in which the vitreous gel and other components in the back of the eye are carefully removed to treat opacities, retinal detachments and other disease states of the back of the eye. This is mostly performed by ophthalmologists with special training in diseases of the retina. It is not done by optometrists. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor can give me an artificial cervical disk?

What kind of doctor can give me an artificial cervical disk?

Spine surgeon: A spine surgeon (orthopedic or neurosurgeon) trained in the implantation of disc replacements can perform this procedure. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor performs a circumcision?

What kind of doctor performs a circumcision?

Several: It can be done by the ob, the baby's pediatrician or a local surgeon or urologist. ...Read more

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What kind of urine test do pain management doctor use?

What kind of urine test do pain management doctor use?

UT testing: This really depends on the practice. The majority of Pain doctors do both in office and outside Lab testing for confirmation. PAin doctors do very strict and sophisticated testing. The outside labs use GCMS which is very accurate. ...Read more

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Can you please give me a technical description of sciatica and what are the symptoms?

Can you please give me a technical description of sciatica and what are the symptoms?

Integrative care: A herniated disc can cause back pain as well as foot pain by physically pressing on the nerves that travel to the foot and by irritating them through the extrusion of pro-inflammatory disc materials. Physical therapy and other conservative measures, including medication management, are considered first line treatment. If these fail, your physician may recommend epidural steroid injections. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor performs an arthroplasty?

What kind of doctor performs an arthroplasty?

Orthopaedic surgeons: Arthroplasty surgery refers to replacement of a joint, typically performed by orthopedic surgeons. Arthroplasty surgery is available for most joints in the human body - including shoulder, hip, knee, elbow, wrist, fingers, ankles, toes, and even in the spine. ...Read more

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What kind of information does a CT tell about the brain?

What kind of information does a CT tell about the brain?

Many things: Ct can often tell if someone has a mass, hemorrhage or a stroke. It can also detect changes that come with aging. Inflammation and infection can also becdetected. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor performs colonoscopies?

What kind of doctor performs colonoscopies?

Gastroenterologist: A gastroenterologist is the person you should contact for this. ...Read more

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What does the cervical facet joints do in your neck? What kind of injection does a doctor give for radiculopathy? Please help and explain

What does the cervical facet joints do in your neck? What kind of injection does a doctor give for radiculopathy? Please help and explain

Spine Joints: Facet joints are places on the spinal bones where two bones actually meet and articulate, therefore a facet joint injection is into that place where they meet. Many times arthritis or inflammation can arise here and cause pain. Epidural injections are also helpful to reduce inflammation into the spinal canal area or around the spinal nerve roots exiting the spine to treat a radiculopathy. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor is best for iliolumbar syndrome?

What kind of doctor is best for iliolumbar syndrome?

Several: Most primary care physicians can perform an initial back pain evaluation. A few medical specialties that routinely treat back pain are physical medicine and rehabilitation, orthopedics, rheumatology, neurosurgery, and neurology. ...Read more

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What kind of biopsy can a doctor perform on the stomach?

What kind of biopsy can a doctor perform on the stomach?

Endoscopic biopsy: Usually during endoscopic examination, small samples from the tissue lining the cavity of the stomach (mucosa) are taken for microscopic pathology examination. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor can perform a trabeculoplasty?

What kind of doctor can perform a trabeculoplasty?

Ophthalmologist: Most ophthalmologists are trained to perform this procedure which relieves the internal eye pressure in glaucoma. Optometrists cannot do this and if you have glaucoma, you should be seeing an ophthalmologist anyway. General surgeons and physicians refer almost all eye conditions to ophthalmologists. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what kind of doctor treats sclerosis of the brain?

Can you tell me what kind of doctor treats sclerosis of the brain?

NEUROLOGIST: If you or family member has been labeled as having brain sclerosis, or scarring, this could conceivably be due to multiple sclerosis, but other conditions could mimic. An experienced medical neurologist should be able to pin down diagnosis and start appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What kind of doctor performs a mastectomy?

What kind of doctor performs a mastectomy?

General surgeon: A general surgeon usually performs these. Some have specislized in breast surgeries. A plastic surgeon may also start the reconstruction during the same surgery. ...Read more

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What is the best kind of doctor to see about possible piriformis ?

What is the best kind of doctor to see about possible piriformis ?

Depends: First question is to make sure it really is piriformis syndrome. A few orthopedic exams in the clinic by your doctor help. Sometimes, they send you for nerve conduction study. Physical therapy can be a good start. If that fails, sometimes a pain management provider can inject the region to provide some relief of pain. ...Read more