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Does a pain management doctor specialize in opiate medication or what else?
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Dr. Brian Le
Pain Management
3 doctors agree
In brief: More than just meds
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 .....

In brief: More than just meds
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 .....
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le
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Dr. William Newton
Pain Management
2 doctors agree
In brief: Pain Management
Pain management doctors specialize in just that, managing the pain.
There are many techniques and treatment options. Medications management is only one. The problem with the speciality is that any doctor and call themselves a "pain management specialist." do your research. Pain management should be comprehensive and not just about medications or injections only.

In brief: Pain Management
Pain management doctors specialize in just that, managing the pain.
There are many techniques and treatment options. Medications management is only one. The problem with the speciality is that any doctor and call themselves a "pain management specialist." do your research. Pain management should be comprehensive and not just about medications or injections only.
Dr. William Newton
Dr. William Newton
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Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Psychiatry
In brief: Some do
Most pain management mds are anesthesiologists so they are well suited and trained to manage pain, both acute and chronic.
Some do treat addiction and have trained in addiction medicine and or taken the training necessary for obtaining the "waiver" required to prescribe suboxone.

In brief: Some do
Most pain management mds are anesthesiologists so they are well suited and trained to manage pain, both acute and chronic.
Some do treat addiction and have trained in addiction medicine and or taken the training necessary for obtaining the "waiver" required to prescribe suboxone.
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
Dr. Byron Law-Yone
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