Pain Management Referral: What To Expect

Many patients referred by their primary doctor or a surgeon to “pain management” have little idea of what to expect.  Those thinking of scheduling a pain management appointment on their own may also have concerns about how they will be treated.  Although every pain management practice is different, this outline of the patient experience in.. read more →

Is Your Pain Doctor Board-Certified?

Legally speaking, any doctor can say they specialize in pain management, chronic pain, back pain, or other areas related to pain. But not all pain specialists are created equal.  Some have completed formal training programs called “fellowships” in Pain Medicine.  Some have passed specialized examinations testing their knowledge regarding chronic pain evaluation and treatment.  But.. read more →