Chronic Pain Management Beckley WV

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Cecil C Graham, MD
(304) 253-8453
321 Dry Hill Rd
Beckley, WV
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Wv Univ Sch Of Med, Morgantown Wv 26506
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: St Lukes Hospital, Bluefield, Wv
Group Practice: Raleigh Anesthesia Associates General Hospital; Raleigh Anesthesia Associates Inc

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Wilfrido Tolentino, M.D.
365 Harper Park Drive
Berkley, WV
 
Vibrant Life Chiropractic
(304) 397-0992
1313 Quarrier St Suite A
Charleston, WV
Hours
Monday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Thursday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Chiropractors, Holistic Chiropractic Care

Karl G. Hursey
(814) 410-3659
Aachenor Psychology Consulting, PLLC
Morgantown, WV
Services
Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder, Behavioral Health Intervention involving Life Threatening/Terminal Disease, Stress Management or Pain Management, Biofeedback, Individual Psychotherapy
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Ohio U
Credentialed Since: 2004-07-09

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Jay Chandrasekaran, MD
(740) 446-5411
Charleston, WV
Specialties
Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, Pain Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Stanley Med Coll, Dr M G R Med Univ, Madras, Tn, India
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Holzer Med Ctr, Gallipolis, Oh
Group Practice: Holzer Clinic Inc Health & Rehabilitation Center

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Shishir H Shah, MD
(304) 252-2100
26 Timber Ridge Dr
Beckley, WV
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bj Med Coll, Gujarat Univ, Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
Graduation Year: 1987

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Robert Blok, M.D.
1007 S. Oakwood Ave
Beckley, WV
 
Charleston Chiropractic Ctr
(304) 207-0917
1202 Virginia St E
Charleston, WV
Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Tuesday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Thursday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Neurology, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Flexion-Distraction Therapy, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Homeopathic Medicine, Massage Therapy, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury, Physical Therapy

Arnold Timothy D Yosuico, MD
(304) 372-2731
222-A Angel Terrace Dr
Charleston, WV
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Santo Tomas, Fac Of Med And Surg, Manila, Philippines
Graduation Year: 1983
Hospital
Hospital: Jackson General Hospital, Ripley, Wv
Group Practice: General Anesthesia Services Inc

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Jeffrey T. Boggess
(304) 757-0337
2005 Salisbury Way
Hurricane, WV
Services
Stress Management or Pain Management, Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder, Disability Determination or Worker Compensation Evaluation, Psychological Assessment
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: W Virginia U
Credentialed Since: 1998-04-03

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Chronic Pain Management

A Patient's Guide to Chronic Pain Management

Introduction

According to the National Center for Health Statistics chronic pain health care costs and lost productivity has reached nearly $100 billion a year. It affects approximately 76.2 million people - more individuals than diabetes, heart disease and cancer combined.

The primary goals in chronic pain management are to assess, understand and treat your pain condition.

This sounds simple. It is not simple or easy. The process requires a great deal of time and effort on both the part of the pain management team and you.

This guide will help you understand

  • what chronic pain is
  • what pain management is
  • how chronic pain is managed
  • what you can expect from pain management

What is chronic pain?

Chronic pain is sometimes defined officially as pain lasting more than 6 months. It may also be accurate to define chronic pain as pain that has no clear end in sight. It may be something that you will have to learn to live with - or around. Anyone who has lived with chronic pain, or has treated patients with chronic pain, eventually comes to the understanding that the chronic pain is a disease in itself, regardless of what is causing the pain. It is this disease - chronic pain - that pain management specialists treat.

This does not mean that the team will ignore what is causing your pain. The first goal is to assess your pain. This means that your healthcare provider must try to determine, if possible, what is causing your pain..

The first question that should be asked is: "Does the pain have a source that can be eliminated by doing something to you - such as a medical treatment or surgery?"

Usually, the doctors that you have seen before you arrive at a pain management center have already done this. They refer you to the pain management center because they have not found anything that will reliably eliminate your pain. The pain management team will start from scratch and review all the tests and imaging studies that have been done and examine you. Sometimes the pain specialist may uncover new things or make new diagnoses. Usually they do not.

Once your pain management specialists have satisfied themselves that there is no reliable way to eliminate your pain through a medical treatment or surgery, they will begin the process of understanding your pain. This is a complex process. It does not end as long as you have the pain. The pain management team will constantly reevaluate what they think about your pain, how it is affecting you and what is needed to change the approach to helping you live with your pain.

Understanding your pain and treating your pain go hand in hand. How you respond to certain treatments gives your pain specialists a better understanding of your pain. They probably will not get the right, or best, combination on the first try - or the second. But they will continue to work with you to refine the treatment plan so that you get the best plan ...

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