What Is Involved With Pain Management?

Chronic pain is a complex medical condition that involves a multidisciplinary approach to treatment. Pain can be treated by specialists in Physiatry (Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation), Anesthesiology, Interventional Radiology, or Physical Therapy. As a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation practice, we treat not only the painful problem, but we treat the patient as a whole. We [...]

2015-11-23T18:20:00+00:00Categories: |

What Is Neuropathic Pain?

Neuropathic pain comes in many forms and typically results from damaged nerve tissue or compressed nerves. Nerve roots compressed from the spine usually cause cervical or lumbar radiculopathy (sciatica), as well as pain after back surgery (failed back syndrome). Other causes of nerve pain (usually from peripheral nerves) include nerve entrapment (i.e. Carpal [...]

2015-11-23T17:59:18+00:00Categories: |

What is a Physiatrist? What is a Rehabilitation Physician?

Physiatrists, or rehabilitation physicians, are medical doctors who: Are experts at diagnosing and treating pain Restore maximum function lost through injury, illness or disabling conditions Treat the whole person, not just the problem area Provide non-surgical treatments Explain your medical problems and treatment plan Work not only on treatment but also injury prevention Rehabilitation physicians [...]

2015-11-10T18:14:51+00:00Categories: |
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