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Active Chiropractic Health & Wellness Co.
(405) 759-0938
3201 W. Tecumseh Rd. Suite 120
Norman, OK
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Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Wednesday 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Friday 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed
Services
Auto Accidents, Chiropractic Traction Therapy, Chiropractic Treatment for Injuries, Chiropractors, Decompression Therapy, Disc Herniation Treatment, Emergency Chiropractic Care, Holistic Chiropractic Care, Massage Therapy, Pediatric Chiropractic, Personal Injury

Dr.George Alhaj
(405) 378-0600
2124 Shadowlake Drive
Oklahoma City, OK
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Tichreen, Fac Of Med, Lattakia
Year of Graduation: 1993
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Hospital: The Pain Management Solution, PLLC
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.5, out of 5 based on 4, reviews.

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Dr.Terrell Phillips
(405) 775-9350
1145 W I 240 Service Rd # I100
Oklahoma City, OK
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Ok State Univ, Coll Of Osteo Med, Tulsa
Year of Graduation: 1982
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
2.3, out of 5 based on 3, reviews.

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Siavash Nael, MD
(405) 634-5529
4720 S Western Ave
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialties
Psychiatry, Pain Medicine
Gender
Male
Languages
Persian (Farsi), Turkish
Education
Medical School: Shiraz Univ Of Med Sci, Shiraz, Iran
Graduation Year: 1972
Hospital
Hospital: St Anthony Hospital, Oklahoma City, Ok; Integris Baptist Med Ctr, Oklahoma City, Ok
Group Practice: Neuropsychiatric Center

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Dr.Darryl Robinson
(405) 692-3700
4525 S Klein Ave # 900
Oklahoma City, OK
Gender
M
Education
Medical School: Va Commonwealth Univ, Med Coll Of Va Sch Of Med
Year of Graduation: 1995
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.8, out of 5 based on 6, reviews.

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Floyd Lee Smith, MD
(404) 752-3875
3410 N Overholser Dr
Bethany, OK
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Languages
Spanish
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1986
Hospital
Hospital: Mercy Health Center, Oklahoma City, Ok
Group Practice: Affiliated Anesthesiologists Inc

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Randall W Henthorn, MD
(405) 736-9331
520 N Meridian Ave
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Management
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ok Coll Of Med, Oklahoma City Ok 73190
Graduation Year: 1976
Hospital
Hospital: Veterans Affairs Med Ctr, Oklahoma City, Ok
Group Practice: Ou Physicians

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Gene A. Hawkins
(405) 631-0022
8241 S. Walker, Ste 200
Oklahoma City, OK
Services
Family Psychotherapy, Group Psychotherapy, Behavioral Health Intervention involving Medical Conditions/Disorder, Stress Management or Pain Management
Ages Served
Adults (18-64 yrs.)
Education Info
Doctoral Program: U Okla
Credentialed Since: 1979-08-27

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Ahmed A Amayem, MD
(405) 632-4468
5350 S Western Ave
Oklahoma City, OK
Specialties
Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Alexandria, Fac Of Med, Alexandria, Egypt (330-03 Pr 1/71)
Graduation Year: 1982
Hospital
Hospital: Integris Baptist Med Ctr, Oklahoma City, Ok; Southwestern Med Ctr, Lawton, Ok
Group Practice: Southwest Orthopaedic Spec

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Dr.Martin Lopez
(405) 636-1797
4525 S Klein Ave # 900
Oklahoma City, OK
Gender
M
Speciality
Pain Management
General Information
Accepting New Patients: Yes
RateMD Rating
3.6, out of 5 based on 5, reviews.

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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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