Pain Management Overview
Millions of Americans suffer from all different types of pain, including chronic pain, back pain, neck pain and joint pain. Pain can occur from an injury, nerve damage or after a surgical treatment. Pain management physicians are specifically trained in the evaluation, diagnosis and treatment of pain. In Tyler, Texas, you can depend on the pain physicians at Pain Recovery Center of Tyler to help alleviate pain, no matter the type or cause.
What to Know About Pain Management Physicians
Pain is a complex division in the field of medicine. This is why it is so important to have physicians with specialized knowledge and skills available to pain sufferers. A pain physician is trained to understand the physiology of pain, to evaluate patients with a number of varying pain symptoms and to treat pain with a wide number of pain management treatment options.
Pain physicians are typically highly experienced at numerous pain management treatments, including:
- Nerve blocks
- Spinal injections
- Transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS)
- Traditional physical therapy
- Rehabilitation programs
- Diagnostic testing
What to Know About Pain Recovery Center of Tyler’s Pain Management Physicians
The pain physicians at Pain Recovery Center of Tyler, located in Tyler, Texas, have extensive training in modern pain management technology and treatments. The physicians treat a number of health conditions, including:
- Spinal stenosis
- Peripheral neuropathy
- Disc abnormalities
- Failed back surgery syndrome
Dr. Kenneth Fults
Dr. Kenneth Fults has been practicing Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine since 1968, and has been in the Tyler, Texas area since the 1990s providing treatment options related to car accidents, work accidents and rehabilitation medicine. He provides patients with numerous treatment options including spinal decompression, facet injections, trigger point injections, neurotomys, nerve blocks and traditional physical therapy.
Dr. Janine Islam
Dr. Janine Islam brings over 20 years of experience to Pain Recovery Center of Tyler by helping patients who suffer from joint and muscle pain, as well as providing patients with cutting edge weight control programs and bioidentical hormone treatments.
Both Dr. Fults and Dr. Islam are on the ADL (Approved Doctors List) level 2, allowing either one to treat patients in accordance with the DWC (Division of Worker’s Compensation). Dr. Islam is also on the Designated Doctor list and is qualified to provide maximum medical improvement, impairment ratings, RME’s (Required Medical Exams) and IME’s (Independent Medical Exams) for injured workers.
To learn more about the pain physicians at Pain Recovery Center of Tyler, or to learn more about pain and pain management treatments, contact our Tyler, Texas office.