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I am going to a pain rehab doctor for low back pain what happens during a exam?

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Dr. Mark Sterling
Physical & Rehabilitation Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Lots of Q and A

The doctor should spend lots of time asking about your symptoms (what causes them, when they're the worst, what provokes them, what makes them better), a good physical exam should follow.
Maybe an x-ray. Then, the most important part of the visit: how they're going to try and help you. Ask about therapy, meds, options. Write things down if necessary...

In brief: Lots of Q and A

The doctor should spend lots of time asking about your symptoms (what causes them, when they're the worst, what provokes them, what makes them better), a good physical exam should follow.
Maybe an x-ray. Then, the most important part of the visit: how they're going to try and help you. Ask about therapy, meds, options. Write things down if necessary...
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Dr. Hal Blatman
If the doctor is really good, he or she will touch your body and be able to tell you where your pain comes from by the texture of your injured fascia. Treatment will need to deal with nutrition and inflammatory foods, as well as releasing and healing your injured fascia. Www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com
Dr. Erica Bial
Pain Management
2 doctors agree

In brief: History, physical

The doctor will interview about the history of your pain: location, onset, quality, severity, what makes it better or worse, what prior treatments you have had and their effects.
The doctor will then examine you, probably doing some special neurologic and muscle tests. Then he or she will review any pertinent data (xrays, mri's etc) that are recent and relevant to your pain.

In brief: History, physical

The doctor will interview about the history of your pain: location, onset, quality, severity, what makes it better or worse, what prior treatments you have had and their effects.
The doctor will then examine you, probably doing some special neurologic and muscle tests. Then he or she will review any pertinent data (xrays, mri's etc) that are recent and relevant to your pain.
Dr. Erica Bial
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Dr. Hal Blatman
Pain Management

In brief: Will the doc touch u

If the doctor is really good, he or she will touch your body and be able to tell you where your pain comes from by the texture of your injured fascia.
Treatment will need to deal with nutrition and inflammatory foods, as well as releasing and healing your injured fascia. Www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com

In brief: Will the doc touch u

If the doctor is really good, he or she will touch your body and be able to tell you where your pain comes from by the texture of your injured fascia.
Treatment will need to deal with nutrition and inflammatory foods, as well as releasing and healing your injured fascia. Www.blatmanhealthandwellness.com
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