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Dr. Shamolie Nicole Wyckoff MD
Specializes in Pain Medicine, Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation)
833 Memorial Boulevard; Suite E
Murfreesboro, TN
(615) 872-9966

Dr. Shamolie Wyckoff is a medical specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. Her clinical interests include back pain, shingles, and complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS). Dr. Wyckoff accepts the following insurance: Amerigroup, Aetna, and Medicare. She attended medical school at Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine. Dr. Wyckoff's medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. She is affiliated with TriStar Summit Medical Center and TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Sciatic Nerve, Shingles, Tendonitis, Back Pain, Bursitis, Failed Back ... (Read more)

John Robert Schneider MD
Specializes in Pain Medicine, Neurology (Brain & Spinal Cord Disease)
2140 N Thompson Lane; Suite #100
Murfreesboro, TN
(615) 410-4990

Dr. John Schneider's areas of specialization are pain medicine and neurology (brain & spinal cord disease); he sees patients in Murfreesboro, TN, Spring Hill, TN, and Brentwood, TN. His areas of expertise include migraine, pain management, and kyphoplasty (vertebral augmentation). His professional affiliations include Tennessee Valley Healthcare System, TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center, and TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center. Dr. Schneider is an in-network provider for Coventry, First Health, CIGNA, and more. Dr. Schneider is open to new patients. He attended the University of Nebraska College of Medicine for medical school and subsequently trained at the University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics for residency.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management, Kyphoplasty, Degenerative Disc Disease, Arthroplasty, Herniated and Dislocated ... (Read more)

Ashok Kumar Saha MD, MBBS
Specializes in Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology
625 N Highland Avenue; #2a
Murfreesboro, TN
(615) 904-8965; (615) 867-6000

Dr. Ashok Saha is a medical specialist in anesthesiology and pain medicine. Dr. Saha has a special interest in pain management. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. He studied medicine at Shiraz University of Medical Sciences and Dhaka Medical College. Dr. Saha is professionally affiliated with Tennessee Valley Healthcare System and Saint Thomas Health. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Son Diep Le MD
Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation), Pain Medicine
833 Memorial Boulevard; Suite E
Murfreesboro, TN
(615) 872-9966

Dr. Son Le is a specialist in physiatry (physical medicine & rehabilitation) and pain medicine. He works in Hermitage, TN, Brentwood, TN, and Mount Juliet, TN. He has a special interest in pain management. Dr. Le's hospital/clinic affiliations include TriStar Summit Medical Center, TriStar StoneCrest Medical Center, and TriStar Southern Hills Medical Center. He is a graduate of Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. For his residency, Dr. Le trained at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago. Patients gave him an average rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. He accepts CIGNA, Aetna, and Medicare insurance. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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Specializes in Pain Medicine, Anesthesiology
2140 North Thompson Lane; Suite 100
Murfreesboro, TN
(615) 327-7870; (615) 410-4990

Dr. Anuj Aryal practices anesthesiology and pain medicine. He attended medical school at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine. Dr. Aryal's medical residency was performed at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Medical College of Georgia. He is especially interested in pain management. He is an in-network provider for Medicare insurance. Dr. Aryal is professionally affiliated with Williamson Medical Center and Saint Thomas Health. His practice is open to new patients.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Pain Medicine
528 N University Street
Murfreesboro, TN
(615) 968-7727

Dr. Shyam Jha practices anesthesiology and pain medicine in Murfreesboro, TN. Dr. Jha graduated from Armed Forces Medical College.

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Specializes in Physiatry (Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation), Interventional Pain Medicine
2140 N Thompson Lane; Suite 100
Murfreesboro, TN
(615) 410-4990

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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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