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 specialties are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. He is especially interested in pain management. He is professionally affiliated with WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital, WellSpan Medical Group, and WellSpan York Hospital. Dr. Richardson graduated from Loma Linda University School of Medicine and then he performed his residency at Loma Linda University Medical Center. Dr. Richardson honors Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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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 York, PA physician who specializes in pain medicine, spinal cord injury medicine, and electrodiagnostic medicine. He is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine and MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine. For his professional training, Dr. Sicilia completed a residency program at George Washington University Medical Center. Dr. Sicilia's areas of expertise include the following: spasticity, pain management, and stroke. He has received a 4.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Capital BlueCross, and more. Dr. Sicilia is professionally affiliated with WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital.

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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 is an anesthesiology and pain medicine specialist. Her clinical interests encompass pain management. Dr. Vu honors United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Capital BlueCross, and more. She graduated from Penn State College of Medicine and then she performed her residency at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Her hospital/clinic affiliations include WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital and WellSpan York Hospital. Dr. Vu's 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' medical specialty is pain medicine and spinal cord injury medicine. In addition to English, Dr. Defalcis (or staff) speaks French and Italian. His areas of expertise include the following: trigger point injections, second opinions, and spasticity. He is affiliated with WellSpan York Hospital. After attending Penn State College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Defalcis honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Highmark, in addition to other insurance carriers. He is accepting new patients.

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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 physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation), pain medicine, and electrodiagnostic medicine specialist in York, PA. Her areas of expertise consist of pain management, electromyography (EMG), and acupuncture treatment. Dr. Delosangeles-Sicilia is in-network for United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, Capital BlueCross, and more. She studied medicine at George Washington University School of Medicine and Health Sciences. Dr. Delosangeles-Sicilia's residency was performed at Sinai Hospital of Baltimore and a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Delosangeles-Sicilia (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Filipino and Spanish. She is affiliated with WellSpan Surgery and Rehabilitation Hospital.

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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 general practitioner, family medicine practitioner, and interventional pain specialist in York, PA. United Healthcare Platinum, United Healthcare Navigate, and Coventry are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Edwards accepts. He is a graduate of 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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