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How do I know whether to go to an orthopedic surgeon or another therapist for non surgical pain management evaluation?
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Dr. Douglas Chang
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Additionally
You can also see a sports medicine specialist (doctors with training from internal medicine/family medicine/emergency medicine/pediatrics/ or physical medicine and rehabilitation).
Or you can see a physical medicine and rehabilitation doctor. If you are adamantly not interested in surgery, then you might consider the other options first.

In brief: Additionally
You can also see a sports medicine specialist (doctors with training from internal medicine/family medicine/emergency medicine/pediatrics/ or physical medicine and rehabilitation).
Or you can see a physical medicine and rehabilitation doctor. If you are adamantly not interested in surgery, then you might consider the other options first.
Dr. Douglas Chang
Dr. Douglas Chang
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Dr. Vishal Shah
Orthopedic Surgery
2 doctors agree
In brief: Talk to your doctor
You can always see an orthopedic surgeon for a musculoskeletal problem. Most of what we treat is non-surgical, and appropriate non-operative recommendations can be discussed.
Coordination of care with physical therapists or pain management specialists can be arranged.

In brief: Talk to your doctor
You can always see an orthopedic surgeon for a musculoskeletal problem. Most of what we treat is non-surgical, and appropriate non-operative recommendations can be discussed.
Coordination of care with physical therapists or pain management specialists can be arranged.
Dr. Vishal Shah
Dr. Vishal Shah
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Dr. Brian Le
Pain Management
In brief: Pain mangement
For non surgical pain management evaluation, you should se a pain specialist.

In brief: Pain mangement
For non surgical pain management evaluation, you should se a pain specialist.
Dr. Brian Le
Dr. Brian Le
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