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Dr. John Robert Schneider, MD
Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine, Neurology
2140 N Thompson Lane; Suite #100
Murfreesboro, TN
 

Dr. John Schneider is a physician who specializes in interventional pain medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). After attending the University of Nebraska College of Medicine for medical school, he completed his residency training at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics. Dr. Schneider's clinical interests include migraine, elbow pain, and arthroplasty. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Coventry, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Schneider's hospital/clinic affiliations include Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center, and TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center. He is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Pain, Elbow Pain, Kyphoplasty, Headache, Hip Pain, Botox Injection, Knee Pain, Bursitis, ... (Read more)

Dr. William J L Newton, DO
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
1272 Garrison Drive
Murfreesboro, TN
 

Dr. William Newton is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. He works in Manchester, TN, Murfreesboro, TN, and Shelbyville, TN. He graduated from Midwestern University, Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine and then he performed his residency at Walter Reed Army Medical Center. Areas of expertise for Dr. Newton include back pain, spinal cord injuries, and spasticity. Dr. Newton is rated highly by his patients. Dr. Newton honors MultiPlan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry, as well as other insurance carriers. He is affiliated with TriStar Centennial Medical Center, TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center, and Tennova Healthcare.

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Clinical interests: Kyphoplasty, Botox Injection, Neck Pain, Nerve Pain, Migraine, Spinal Cord Stimulator, Arthritis, ... (Read more)

Dr. Son Diep Le, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
833 Memorial Boulevard; Suite E
Murfreesboro, TN
 

Dr. Son Le practices physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. He graduated from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. He trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago for residency. Dr. Le's areas of expertise include pain management. Patient ratings for Dr. Le average 3.5 stars out of 5. He is an in-network provider for Great-West Healthcare, MultiPlan, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He is professionally affiliated with TriStar Summit Medical Center, TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center, and TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center. New patients are welcome to contact his office for an appointment.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
1800 Medical Center Parkway; Suite 200
Murfreesboro, TN
 

Dr. Robert Todd's specialties are anesthesiology and pain medicine. He practices in Nashville, TN and Murfreesboro, TN. Dr. Todd honors Medicare insurance. After completing medical school at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, he performed his residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He is affiliated with TriStar Centennial Medical Center and Saint Thomas Health.

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Dr. Shamolie Nicole Wyckoff, MD
Specializes in Physiatry, Pain Medicine
833 Memorial Boulevard; Suite E
Murfreesboro, TN
 

Dr. Shamolie Wyckoff specializes in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine and practices in Murfreesboro, TN, Nashville, TN, and Brentwood, TN. Dr. Wyckoff attended Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine and then went on to complete her residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. These areas are among her clinical interests: complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS), carpal tunnel syndrome, and tendonitis. Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Wyckoff accepts. Her professional affiliations include TriStar Summit Medical Center and TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Tendonitis, Neck Pain, Bursitis, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, Failed Back Surgery ... (Read more)

Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
625 N Highland Avenue; #2a
Murfreesboro, TN
 

Dr. Ashok Saha is an anesthesiology and pain medicine specialist. He is especially interested in pain management. He is professionally affiliated with Tennessee Valley Healthcare System and Saint Thomas Health. Dr. Saha's education and training includes medical school at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences and Dhaka Medical College and residency at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. He is in-network for Medicare insurance.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Specializes in Physiatry, Interventional Pain Medicine
2140 North Thompson Lane; Suite 100
Murfreesboro, TN
 

Dr. Mark Bilezikjian's areas of specialization are physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and interventional pain medicine. After completing medical school at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), David Geffen School of Medicine, Dr. Bilezikjian performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Bilezikjian include pain management. He honors Medicare insurance. Dr. Bilezikjian is affiliated with Saint Thomas Health.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
528 N University Street
Murfreesboro, TN
 

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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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