We found 6 pain specialists who accept United Healthcare POS near York, PA.

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Dr. Henry Able Richardson, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
228 St. Charles Way; Suite 100
York, PA
 

Dr. Henry Richardson's areas of specialization are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine; he sees patients in York, PA and Lebanon, PA. He is especially interested in pain management. He takes Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and more. Before completing his residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center, Dr. Richardson attended medical school at Loma Linda University School of Medicine. He is professionally affiliated with WellSpan Medical Group and WellSpan York Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Bruce Edward Sicilia, MD
Specializes in Pain Medicine, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine, Electrodiagnostic Medicine
1881 Loucks Road
York, PA
 

Dr. Bruce Sicilia is a specialist in pain medicine, spinal cord injury medicine, and electrodiagnostic medicine. He works in York, PA. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Clinical interests for Dr. Sicilia include spasticity, pain management, and stroke. He is affiliated with WellSpan Health. He takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Capital BlueCross. Before performing his residency at George Washington University Medical Center, Dr. Sicilia attended the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine.

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Dr. To-Nhu Hoang Vu, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
1001 S. George Street
York, PA
 

Dr. To-Nhu Vu specializes in anesthesiology and pain medicine and practices in York, PA. She attended Penn State College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at New York-Presbyterian Hospital for residency. Dr. Vu's areas of expertise include pain management. She takes several insurance carriers, including United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Capital BlueCross. She is affiliated with WellSpan York Hospital. Her practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Daniel Carmine Defalcis, MD
Specializes in Pain Medicine, Spinal Cord Injury Medicine
1850 Normandie Drive
York, PA
 

Dr. Daniel Defalcis practices pain medicine and spinal cord injury medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Defalcis include trigger point injections, second opinions, and spasticity. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Highmark, as well as other insurance carriers. He studied medicine at Penn State College of Medicine. He trained at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine for his residency. Dr. Defalcis (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: French and Italian. He is affiliated with WellSpan York Hospital. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Second Opinions, Electromyography, Botox Injection, Herniated Disc, Forensic Evaluations, Joint ... (Read more)

Dr. Maria Purita Delos Angeles-Sicilia, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine, Electrodiagnostic Medicine, Rehabilitative Services
1881 Loucks Road
York, PA
 

Dr. Maria Delosangeles-Sicilia is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), pain medicine, and electrodiagnostic medicine. She works in York, PA. Dr. Delosangeles-Sicilia (or staff) speaks the following languages: Filipino and Spanish. Clinical interests for Dr. Delosangeles-Sicilia include pain management, electromyography (EMG), and acupuncture treatment. She is affiliated with WellSpan Health. Before completing her residency at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University, Dr. Delosangeles-Sicilia attended medical school at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Delosangeles-Sicilia honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Capital BlueCross, and more.

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Clinical interests: Electromyography, Pain Management, Acupuncture Treatment, Rehabilitation

Specializes in General Practice, Family Medicine, Interventional Pain Medicine
2200 S George Street; Suite W-2
York, PA
 

Dr. Earl Edwards is a York, PA physician who specializes in general practice, family medicine, and interventional pain medicine. He honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Coventry, and more. Dr. Edwards graduated from Central University of the Caribbean School of Medicine.

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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.
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