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What should I expect from an interventional pain management specialist ?

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Dr. Satvinder Dhesi
Pain Management
5 doctors agree

In brief: Pain Specialist

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.

In brief: Pain Specialist

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.
Dr. Satvinder Dhesi
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Dr. Gebrehana Zebro (formerly Woldegiorgis)
I would add also that it is imperative to take good psychiatric and drug use history in particular . Untreated psychiatric problem could be a major factor in the failure of pain management .
Dr. Brian Le
Pain Management
4 doctors agree

In brief: 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 .....

In brief: 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 .....
Dr. Brian Le
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Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
Anesthesiology

In brief: A comprehensive

Strategy to manage your pain.
Some modalities include nerve blocks and pain pumps.

In brief: A comprehensive

Strategy to manage your pain.
Some modalities include nerve blocks and pain pumps.
Dr. Orrin Ailloni-Charas
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Dr. Ron Jones
Family Medicine

In brief: Manage pain

The goals of interventional pain management are to relieve, reduce, or manage pain and improve a patient's overall quality of life through minimally invasive techniques specifically designed to diagnose and treat painful conditions.
Interventional pain management also strives to help patients return to their everyday activities quickly and without heavy reliance on medications.

In brief: Manage pain

The goals of interventional pain management are to relieve, reduce, or manage pain and improve a patient's overall quality of life through minimally invasive techniques specifically designed to diagnose and treat painful conditions.
Interventional pain management also strives to help patients return to their everyday activities quickly and without heavy reliance on medications.
Dr. Ron Jones
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