What Can A Pain Clinic Do For My Pain?

Dr. Warfield answers the question: 'What Can A Pain Clinic Do For My Pain?'

ByABC News
November 13, 2008, 5:12 PM

— -- Question: What Can A Pain Clinic Do For My Pain?

Answer: A pain clinic can bring together doctors from various specialties who can pool their expertise to come up with an individualized, comprehensive game plan to treat your pain. Treatments at a pain clinic can range anywhere from medications and state-of-the-art procedures, all the way to hypnosis and acupuncture. A multi-disciplinary pain center is typically staffed by anesthesiologists, neurologists, physical medicine and rehabilitation doctors, psychologists, physical therapists, and acupuncturists. Be sure that the pain doctor you visit is board-certified in the specialty of pain medicine.

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