help chronic pain patients locate a pain specialist in
you are unable to locate a physician in your area in
our directory, you can check with your local
hospital's Department of Anesthesiology and see if
they can help you or if you are located near a medical
teaching university, they usually have a pain
you are unable to locate a physician in our Directory
you might be able to find a pain clinic at our partner
site - PAIN.COM
is Pain Management?
Management is the act, manner or practice of
managing pain, handling or control of an unpleasant
sensation occurring in varying degrees of severity
as a consequence of injury, disease, or emotional
disorder. Treatment for chronic pain is best
understood and accomplished by a physician
specializing in pain management.
Is A Pain Management Facility?
is a facility that specialized in the diagnosis and
treatment of pain problems under the direction of a
Medical Doctor. A
comprehensive history of the pain problem is taken
and a complete physical examination is carried out.
Any available previous medical records are reviewed
and a description of your pain problem is analyzed.
Additional studies, such as X-rays, MRI, CT-scan or
laboratory work may be ordered to assist in
diagnosing the cause of the pain. A treatment plan
is then established that is best for your type of pain.
medicine is rapidly advancing. There are many types
of treatments available. Pain differs from person to
person, so a treatment plan is designed to each
individualís needs. Treatment
can include a single approach or a combination of
medications, therapies and/or procedures.
To Locate A Pain Management Physician/Facility.
locate a pain physician, please visit our Physician Location Directory (Find a Physician). We have listed many physicians
and will continue to update as new physicians
register. Some of the physicians will have a linked
web site where you will be able to find information
regarding location of office/s, hours, types of
treatment available and other related
be cautious of online practices - meaning those who
practice medicine online without ever seeing the
patient in person. In many cases this type of
practice is considered unethical and/or
illegal. Please check with your
state medical board to verify.
Be cautious when ask to give copies of your medical
records to anyone other than a physician's
purchasing any drugs from online pharmacies that are
not located in the U.S. Many fake drugs are
being distributed all over the world. Always use
a pharmacy that you are familiar with and trust.
Are Here To Help.
an effort to help you better understand your
illness/disease, we have provided information
regarding chronic pain, history of pain, types of
treatments available, helpful medical links, support
group information, self-help suggestions and a
variety of information that, we hope, will be
beneficial. All information provided herein is for
educational and informative purposes only. It should
not be used for diagnosing or treating any health
problem. We cannot provide specific information
regarding your condition. You are encouraged to
consult your private physician.
is no miracle cure or magic bullet. Let knowledge
become your best friend. The more you
know about your illness/disease, the better
you will be able to cope with and manage your
pain as well as relate to your physician.
Working together as a team will yield better results.
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easy-to-understand format, un-congested and easy to
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