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Dr. Dennis Marshall Lox, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Other
2030 Drew Street
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Dennis Lox works as a rehabilitation physician in Clearwater, FL. His clinical interests include back pain, trigger point injections, and fibromyalgia. Patient ratings for Dr. Lox average 4.5 stars out of 5. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Before completing his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at Tyler and a hospital affiliated with the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Dr. Lox attended medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Mease Countryside Hospital and Mease Dunedin Hospital.

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All Interests: Auto Injuries, Fibromyalgia, Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Trigger Point Injections, Back Pain, Joint ... (Read more)

Dr. Demetrios Nicholas Kaiafas, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
430 Morton Plant Street
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Demetrios Kaiafas practices anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine in Clearwater, FL. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.5 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Kaiafas include back pain, sciatica, and trigger point injections. Dr. Kaiafas is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. After attending Indiana University School of Medicine, Dr. Kaiafas completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Indiana University. He is conversant in Greek. He is professionally affiliated with Morton Plant Hospital.

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All Interests: Auto Injuries, Compression Fractures, Facet Injection, Neck Problems, Sciatica, Shingles, Epidural ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Uy Yu, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
1840 N. Highland Avenue
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Michael Yu's area of specialization is physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Yu (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Mandarin, Filipino, and Min Nan. His clinical interests include back pain, trigger point injections, and shingles. He is affiliated with BayCare Health System. After completing medical school at the University of Santo Tomas Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Dr. Yu performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago. He is rated highly by his patients. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Auto Injuries, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Shingles, Trigger Point Injections, Back ... (Read more)

Dr. George Anthony Panagakos, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology
28050 Us Highway 19 N; Suite 100
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. George Panagakos, who practices in Clearwater, FL, is a medical specialist in anesthesiology. Clinical interests for Dr. Panagakos include trigger point injections, epidural steroid injection, and facet injection. Dr. Panagakos is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He is a graduate of Medical College of Wisconsin. He completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Emory University. Dr. Panagakos (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish, Greek, and French. He is affiliated with Mease Countryside Hospital, Mease Dunedin Hospital, and Morton Plant Hospital.

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All Interests: Spinal Cord Stimulation, Facet Injection, Epidural Steroid Injection, Trigger Point Injections, ... (Read more)

Dr. Lee Ann Ann Brown, DO
Specializes in Physiatry
28050 Us Highway 19 N; Suite 100
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Leeann Brown practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Dr. Brown's areas of expertise include back pain, trigger point injections, and joint injections. Her patients gave her an average rating of 3.5 out of 5 stars. She takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She attended medical school at Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine and West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. Her medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Northwestern University. In addition to English, Dr. Brown speaks Spanish. Dr. Brown's professional affiliations include Mease Countryside Hospital, Mease Dunedin Hospital, and Morton Plant Hospital.

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All Interests: Auto Injuries, Trigger Point Injections, Back Pain, Joint Injections

Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
430 Morton Plant Street; Suite 210
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Edward Chen works as an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist in Clearwater, FL. His clinical interests include back pain, trigger point injections, and shingles. Dr. Chen is a graduate of Temple University School of Medicine and a graduate of New York Hospital's residency program. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Coventry, United Healthcare HSA, and United Healthcare HMO, as well as other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Auto Injuries, Shingles, Trigger Point Injections, Pain Management, Back Pain, Joint Injections

Dr. Michael Kevin Coleman, MD
Specializes in Physiatry
901 Clearwater Largo Road N
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Michael Coleman, who practices in Largo, FL, is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). Areas of expertise for Dr. Coleman include back pain, sciatica, and trigger point injections. He is professionally affiliated with Mease Countryside Hospital, Mease Dunedin Hospital, and Morton Plant Hospital. His education and training includes medical school at St. George's University School of Medicine and residency at Temple University Hospital and a hospital affiliated with the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ). He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Auto Injuries, Neuromuscular Disorders, Sciatica, Epidural Steroid Injection, Spinal Stenosis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Christine Jeanette Weot, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Other
2025 Indian Rocks Road
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Christine Weot is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation). She obtained her medical school training at Michigan State University College of Human Medicine and performed her residency at Sinai Hospital of Detroit. Areas of expertise for Dr. Weot include knee problems, scoliosis, and trigger point injections. Dr. Weot takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. She is affiliated with St. Anthony's Hospital, BayCare Alliant Hospital, and Palms of Pasadena Hospital.

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All Interests: Auto Injuries, Sacroiliac Joint Pain, Wrist Problems, Elbow Problems, Scoliosis, Shoulder Problems, ... (Read more)

Dr. Allen Finkelstein, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
10225 Ulmerton Road; 1a
Largo, FL
 

Dr. Allen Finkelstein practices family medicine. Dr. Finkelstein (or staff) is conversant in Hebrew and Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Largo Medical Center. Dr. Finkelstein is a graduate of West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine. His residency was performed at Largo Medical Center. On average, patients gave Dr. Finkelstein a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Clinical Interests: Depression, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Hypertension, Hypoglycemia, Skin Cancer, Heart Problems, ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 14
  • Charge (avg.): $110
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $55
Dr. Joseph A Laguna, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
2725 Park Drive; Suite 5
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Joseph Laguna is a physician who specializes in general internal medicine. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include the following: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), and trigger point injections. Dr. Laguna is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He completed his residency training at Conemaugh Health System. In addition to English, Dr. Laguna speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Mease Countryside Hospital and Mease Dunedin Hospital.

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All Interests: Auto Injuries, Bone Density Test, Exercise Stress Test, Sleep Apnea, Diabetes, Shingles, Skin ... (Read more)

Dr. Michael Markou, DO
Specializes in Family Medicine
1266 Turner Street
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Michael Markou's specialty is family medicine. Before completing his residency at Largo Medical Center, Dr. Markou attended medical school at A.T. Still University, Kirksville College of Osteopathic Medicine. His clinical interests include back pain, foot problems, and trigger point injections. Dr. Markou is rated highly by his patients. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Markou takes. In addition to English, Dr. Markou (or staff) speaks Spanish and Greek. He is affiliated with Morton Plant Hospital.

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All Interests: Estrogen Replacement Therapy, Hair Problems, Hair Loss, Trigger Point Injections, Back Pain, Foot ... (Read more)

Dr. Berc C Sarafian, MD
Specializes in Adult Pulmonology
1518 S Missouri Avenue
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Berc Sarafian is an adult pulmonology specialist. His clinical interests include alcohol abuse, trigger point injections, and holter monitoring. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Sarafian attended American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine and subsequently trained at a hospital affiliated with Wayne State University and a hospital affiliated with the University of South Florida (USF) for residency. Dr. Sarafian (or staff) is conversant in Spanish and Armenian. His professional affiliations include St. Anthony's Hospital, St. Petersburg General Hospital, and Largo Medical Center.

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All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Bone Marrow Aspiration, Auto Injuries, Abdominal Paracentesis, Chronic Fatigue ... (Read more)

Dr. Ali Mohamad Saifi, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1840 N. Highland Avenue
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Ali Saifi's area of specialization is general internal medicine. The average patient rating for Dr. Saifi is 4.5 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include alcohol abuse, trigger point injections, and holter monitoring. Dr. Saifi is affiliated with BayCare Health System. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Saifi accepts. After completing medical school at American University of Beirut Faculty of Medicine, he performed his residency at Good Samaritan Hospital of Maryland. Dr. Saifi (or staff) speaks Arabic and Portuguese.

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All Interests: Alcohol Abuse, Auto Injuries, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Herpes, Fibromyalgia, Hepatobiliary ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 44
  • Charge (avg.): $109 - $127
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $53 - $65
Dr. Stephen Joseph Shields, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
1211 Reynolds Avenue
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Stephen Shields is an internist in Clearwater, FL. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Shields accepts. He obtained his medical school training at Central University of the East School of Medicine and performed his residency at St. Francis Hospital. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish. He is affiliated with Largo Medical Center, Mease Dunedin Hospital, and Morton Plant Hospital.

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Clinical Interests: Flu Shot, Tuberculosis, Holter Monitoring, Pulse Oximetry, Influenza, Urinalysis, Surgical ... (Read more)

2013 Procedure Details

Source: Medicare Provider Utilization and Payment Data

  • Volume: 12
  • Charge (avg.): $72
  • Negotiated Rate (avg.): $54
Dr. Anup N Desai, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
908 S Fort Harrison Avenue
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Anup Desai sees patients in Clearwater, FL. His medical specialty is general internal medicine. On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Desai's areas of expertise include diabetes, arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), and geriatric health. He is affiliated with BayCare Health System. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Desai attended Government Medical College and then went on to complete his residency at Coney Island Hospital. Dr. Desai (or staff) speaks Gujarati and Hindi.

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All Interests: Fibromyalgia, Diabetes, Sexual Dysfunction, Shingles, Arrhythmias, Trigger Point Injections, ... (Read more)

Dr. Ana Belen Charles, MD
Specializes in Family Medicine, Hospital Medicine
612 Druid Road East; Suite B
Clearwater, FL
 

Dr. Ana May's areas of specialization are family medicine and hospital medicine (hospitalist). Dr. May (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Greek. Dr. May's clinical interests include sexually transmitted diseases (STds), arrhythmias (irregular heartbeats), and trigger point injections. She is affiliated with Morton Plant Hospital. Dr. May studied medicine at the University of Salamanca Faculty of Medicine. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more.

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All Interests: Cryosurgery, Endometrial Biopsy, Estrogen Replacement Therapy, Fibromyalgia, Sleep Apnea, Diabetes, ... (Read more)

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What are Trigger Point Injections?

Trigger points are small, irritated spots within a muscle that produce pain. They may be tender when pressed and may spread referred pain out to other areas. Trigger points can be caused by illness, injury, or by the repetitive strain of poor posture.

Trigger point injection is a treatment that uses needles to break up and release these painful spots in the muscles. A physician injects the trigger point with anesthetic, saline, or steroids. Then the needle is moved up and down through the knot several times. The injection numbs and relaxes the spasm within the muscle, increasing blood flow and allowing the patient to stretch the area, reducing pain.

While trigger point injection can be useful for anyone experiencing this type of pain, it is commonly used specifically for patients with muscle pain disorders such as fibromyalgia and myofascial pain syndrome. These patients may be especially prone to developing these painful knots within their muscle tissue.
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