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We found 5 pain specialists who accept Coventry Bronze $15 Copay Carelink HMO near Orange Park, FL.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine
421 Kingsley Avenue
Orange Park, FL
 

Dr. Scott Schimpff is a physician who specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and interventional pain medicine. He is professionally affiliated with Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center and Bon Secours St. Mary's Hospital. Dr. Schimpff graduated from St. George's University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Minnesota. He takes several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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Dr. Michael Scott Willens, MD, DO
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
3003 Claire Ln 100
Jacksonville, FL
 

Dr. Michael Willens specializes in anesthesiology and pain medicine. He is rated highly by his patients. He honors United Healthcare Compass, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Willens's education and training includes medical school at Michigan State University College of Osteopathic Medicine and residency at Cleveland Clinic.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
2021 Kingsley Avenue; Suite 109
Orange Park, FL
 

Dr. Arkam Rehman is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. Before performing his residency at John Stroger Hospital of Cook County, Dr. Rehman attended King Edward Medical University for medical school. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 4.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Rehman honors several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Physiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine
421 Kingsley Avenue; Suite 402
Orange Park, FL
 

Dr. Kenneth Powell is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and interventional pain medicine. He works in Orange Park, FL. His average rating from his patients is 5.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Powell takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He is a graduate of Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
421 Kingsley Avenue; Suite 402
Orange Park, FL
 

Dr. Patrick Burns specializes in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. 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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What is Pain Medicine?

Pain medicine is a specialty closely related to, but separate from, anesthesiology. Whereas anesthesiologists typically work to relieve a patient’s pain during surgery or another medical procedure, pain medicine specialists work to relieve their patients’ pain as they are out living their lives.

Pain medicine specialists treat patients who have acute or chronic pain. The pain may be a symptom of their problem (e.g. they are hurting because they were in a car accident), or the pain may be the problem itself (e.g. they are having migraine headaches). The pain specialist’s goal is to prevent pain from interfering with a patient’s quality of life.

Pain medicine specialists must have a thorough understanding of the physiology of pain, how it is caused, and what effects it has on the body. A good pain medicine specialist is able to evaluate patients who are hurting and who may not always be able to communicate their problems very well. To gain more information about their patients’ condition, pain medicine physicians can interpret specialized imaging tests. Using this information, pain medicine specialists must be able to prescribe a balanced treatment plan.

There are several treatments that pain medicine specialists may use to alleviate pain for their patients. They can prescribe medication, perform certain procedures, and refer patients to rehabilitation services. Often they will recommend multiple treatment methods to be used simultaneously. Some of these pain treatments include:
  • Implantable devices (intrathecal pump, spinal cord stimulator)
  • Injections (corticosteroids)
  • Medications (Percocet, Vicodin)
  • Nerve blocks (anesthetic injected into a nerve)
  • Physical therapy
  • Surgery
  • Alternative medicine therapies, such as biofeedback, acupuncture, and hypnosis

Being in pain takes away your enjoyment of life. It can lead to depression and stop you from engaging in even everyday activities. Because pain can’t be seen or tested for, it is sometimes overlooked by others. A pain medicine specialist works to safely restore your quality of life.