As your rheumatologist searches for the right combination of medication and lifestyle changes to treat your rheumatoid arthritis, they may refer you to a doctor who specializes in pain management. Pain management specialists use medication and other methods to control all types of pain. Finding what works for you may require trial and error.
On myRAteam, the social network and online support group for those living with rheumatoid arthritis, members talk about a range of personal experiences and struggles. Pain management doctors are one of the top 10 topics most discussed.
Here are some conversations about pain management doctors:
• Saw my pain management Dr today. Been having knee pain. She ordered an X-ray to confirm my diagnosis and then assured me she could help. I trust her completely and feel so lucky to have such a great doctor.
Can you relate?
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