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Central Chiropractic
(336) 484-1956
1313 N Elm St
Greensboro, NC
Promotion
Preliminary examination and consultation are free, even without insurance! Come find out if chiropractic can help you, free of charge.
Hours
Monday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Friday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Applied Kinesiology, Auto Accidents, 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, Orthogonal Chiropractic, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Vivian Barnette
(336) 289-5934
100 E. Lake Drive
Greensboro, NC
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Mood Disorder (e.g., depression, manic-depressive disorder), Stress Management or Pain Management, PostTraumatic Stress Disorder or Acute Trauma Reaction, Psychoeducational Evaluation
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Western Michigan University
Credentialed Since: 2011-08-12

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Charlene Edwards, MD
(336) 286-3760
5105 Bearberry Pt
Greensboro, NC
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Md Sch Of Med, Baltimore Md 21201
Graduation Year: 1989

Data Provided By:
E J Oddono Jr, MD
(336) 272-8495
3625 N Elm St Ste 110A
Greensboro, NC
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Pisa, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia, Pisa, Italy
Graduation Year: 1988

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Kevin Lewis Speight, MD
(336) 878-6045
2205 Porsha Ln
High Point, NC
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Med Univ Of Sc Coll Of Med, Charleston Sc 29425
Graduation Year: 1985
Hospital
Hospital: High Point Regional Hospital, High Point, Nc; Rowan Reg Med Ctr, Salisbury, Nc
Group Practice: Carolina Anesthesiology

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Advanced Health
(336) 283-3394
4405 Landview Dr # B
Greensboro, NC
Hours
Monday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sunday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Services
Acupuncture, 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

Wesley D. Hood
(336) 370-4799
618 W Cornwallis Dr
Greensboro, NC
Services
Individual Psychotherapy, Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob), Psychological Assessment, Stress Management or Pain Management
Ages Served
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Ball State University
Credentialed Since: 1975-03-14

Data Provided By:
E J Oddono, MD
(336) 282-4840
3625 N Elm St Ste 110A
Greensboro, NC
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Di Pisa, Fac Di Med E Chirurgia, Pisa, Italy
Graduation Year: 1988

Data Provided By:
Michael Van Der Kar Kirch
(336) 803-2205
Cornerstone Behavioral Medicine
High Point, NC
Services
Anxiety Disorder (e.g., generalized anxiety, phobia, panic or obsessive-compulsive disorder), Stress Management or Pain Management, Adjustment Disorder (e.g., bereavement, acad, job, mar, or fam prob), PostTraumatic Stress Disorder or Acute Trauma Reaction, Hypnosis or Hypnotherapy
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Adolescents (13-17 yrs.)
Children (3-12 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: Binghamton University/SUNY
Credentialed Since: 2004-02-27

Data Provided By:
Eric Todd Moser, MD
(336) 802-2082
624 Quaker Ln Ste 206C
High Point, NC
Specialties
Neurology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Bowman Gray Sch Of Med Of Wake Forest Univ, Winston-Salem Nc 27157
Graduation Year: 1993
Hospital
Hospital: High Point Regional Hospital, High Point, Nc
Group Practice: Cornerstone Health Care; High Point Neurosurgical Assoc

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Injections for Pain

Pain Management: A Patient's Guide to Injections for Pain

Introduction

Injections are commonly used by pain specialists, both to help diagnose the painful condition and to help treat the painful condition.

This guide will help you understand

  • the difference between diagnostic and therapeutic injections
  • what the common medications injected are intended to do
  • the risks and benefits of injections for pain

Rationale

What is the difference between diagnostic and therapeutic injections?

Injections used for pain management can be divided into two categories: diagnostic injections and therapeutic injections.

Diagnostic injections are intended to help your doctor determine what part of the body is causing the pain you are experiencing. The part that is causing the pain is sometimes referred to as the pain generator. Diagnostic injections are used by your doctor to determine the pain generator by a process of elimination. You should also understand that there may be more than one part that is painful. There may be several pain generators.

The process of finding the pain generator begins with a careful history and physical examination. This may lead to a differential diagnosis. The differential diagnosis is a list of all the possibilities that the physician can think of that best fit with the findings from the initial history and physical examination. Once the differential diagnosis list has been determined, the goal is to figure out which item on the list is actually causing your symptoms.

The next step may be to obtain x-rays , MRI scan , or CT scans. Each of these radiological tests gives your doctor information about the structure of your spine, bones and joints. These images may show abnormalities that may account for your pain. For example, a spine x-ray may show arthritis of the joints of the spine that could be causing the pain that you are experiencing. But, simply because the structural abnormality could be causing your pain does not mean that it is. Structural abnormalities are commonly seen on radiological tests. Many of these abnormalities are not necessarily causing pain.

The rationale behind diagnostic injections is simple: If a structural abnormality identified on the radiological tests is causing your pain, and if your doctor can inject that structure to temporarily numb that and only that specific structure and the pain stops temporarily, then it makes sense that this is what is actually causing your pain.

It is also likely that you may have several abnormalities visible on the radiological tests. It may be unclear which abnormality is the cause of your symptoms. For example, you may have several intervertebral discs that appear worn out on the MRI scan of your lumbar spine. It could be that all of the discs are causing your pain - or it could be that there is only one disc causing your pain. If you are considering surgery, you would want to be sure which disc is causing the pai...

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