Pain Team. 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. This may also include acupuncture, massage, pain psychology and rehab.
Diverse team. A group of professionals from different specialties, medical and non-medical. Pain management doctors including anesthesiologists, physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, neurologists, alternative medicine specialists, psychiatrists, psychologists, nurses, clergies, physical and occupational therapists and social workers.
Pain issues . Cross over into many specialities. Your team may include a pain specialist, interventional pain specialist, psychiatrist, psychologist, physical therapist, and internist.