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Katherine Rogers Burrows
(701) 234-4021
Sanford Health-Neurosciences
Fargo, ND
Services
Clinical Neuropsychological Intervention, Clinical Neuropsychological Assessment, Disorder Diagnosed in Infancy-Adolescence (e.g., ADHD, LD, MR, or Pervasive Devel Disorder), Stress Management or Pain Management, Play Therapy
Ages Served
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Infants (0-2 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Auburn University
Credentialed Since: 1992-08-31

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Richard J. Moser
(701) 234-3100
Sanford Professional Bldg
Fargo, ND
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Stress Management or Pain Management, PostTraumatic Stress Disorder or Acute Trauma Reaction
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Older adults (65 yrs. or older)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: U No Dakota
Credentialed Since: 1975-02-21

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Majid Ghazi, MD
152 48th Ave E
West Fargo, ND
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Des Saarlandes/Saarbrucken, Fak Med, Homburg (407-34 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1996

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Steven Berndt, M.D.
264 Meadow Creek Circl
Fargo, ND
 
Family Health Chiropractic, PC
(701) 425-0916
117 E Century Ave
Bismarck, ND
Promotion
10 Percent Off all Innate Choice Vitamins
Hours
Monday 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Tuesday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday 2:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Friday 8:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Laser Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Disc Herniation Treatment, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Pain Management, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Dr.Majid Ghazi
(701) 234-4811
1720 University Dr S
Fargo, ND
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Hospital: Meritcare Hospital
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.1, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

Data Provided By:
Patricia George Pearson, MD
(701) 232-5144
8501 University Dr S
Fargo, ND
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Loma Linda Univ Sch Of Med, Loma Linda Ca 92350
Graduation Year: 1988
Hospital
Hospital: Meritcare Med Ctr, Fargo, Nd
Group Practice: Meritcare Pain Management Ctr

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Scott Turner, M.D.
2301 25th Street South
Fargo, ND
 
Prabhakar Parsa, M.D.
4821 Meadow Creek Drive
Fargo, ND
 
Robert Accom Hamilton, MD
(701) 240-3547
119 6th St NW
Minot, ND
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ De Guadalajara, Fac De Med, Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico
Graduation Year: 1978

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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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