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Pain—whether acute or chronic—can negatively impact your job and relationships as well as your physical and mental well-being. Our pain medicine experts treat all kinds of pain including headaches, joint pain, and back pain. Trust our specialists to work with you to create a customized treatment plan and provide you with knowledge you need to manage your pain and find relief.
A pain medicine specialist is a physiatrist (sometimes called a physical medicine and rehabilitation (PM&R) doctor) or anesthesiologist who has specialized training in the diagnosis and treatment of pain.
Talk to your primary care doctor if pain prevents you from doing or enjoying your daily activities. They may refer you to a pain medicine specialist who will work with you to create a personalized care plan that may include:
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Please bring a list of the current medications you take, and their doses, to your first appointment. You can also bring a family member for support if you wish. During your first visit, your pain medicine doctor will:
Benefit from the expertise of specialists working together with you and your primary care doctor. Depending on your condition and needs, your team may include:
If medical treatments aren’t effective, your doctor may recommend learning how to manage chronic pain through exercises, therapies, and education.
You’ll need a referral from your primary care provider or a specialist for this service.