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We found 5 interventional pain specialists who accept Cigna FocusIn Flex Bronze 6400 near Fort Worth, TX.

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Dr. Thomas Michael Ratino, MD
Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
1307 8th Avenue; Suite 506
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Thomas Ratino works as an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist. After attending Creighton University School of Medicine, Dr. Ratino completed his residency training at the University of Kansas Medical Center and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ratino include pain management. Patient ratings for Dr. Ratino average 3.5 stars out of 5. He is in-network for Cigna FocusIn, Cigna Gold, Cigna Silver, and more. He speaks Spanish. Dr. Ratino is professionally affiliated with Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Fort Worth.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Dr. Kent Landon Mitchell, MD
Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
1000 Lipscomb
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Kent Mitchell works as an interventional pain specialist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Mitchell include pain management. He takes several insurance carriers, including Aetna EPO, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. He is a graduate of the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. For his residency, Dr. Mitchell trained at JPS Health Network. He has received the following distinction: Texas Rising Stars. His hospital/clinic affiliations include Texas Health Resources and Weatherford Regional Medical Center.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
1401 Henderson St; Fort
Worth, TX
 

Dr. Ashley Classen is a specialist in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. Dr. Classen's average patient rating is 2.5 stars out of 5. Dr. Classen accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Dr. Classen graduated from the University of North Texas Health Science Center, Texas College of Osteopathic Medicine.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
1000 Lipscomb Street; Suite 110
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Ved Aggarwal works as an anesthesiologist and interventional pain specialist. The average patient rating for Dr. Aggarwal is 3.0 stars out of 5. He takes United Healthcare Compass, Cigna FocusIn, and Cigna Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Aggarwal studied medicine at the University of Delhi, University College of Medical Sciences.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
1307 8th Avenue; Suite 506
Fort Worth, TX
 

Dr. Timothy Ratino is a specialist in anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. He attended medical school at Creighton University School of Medicine. He accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers.

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What is Interventional Pain Medicine?

Interventional pain medicine is a specialty that is devoted to the management of pain through medical procedures, without the routine use of prescription medications. Usually practiced by anesthesiologists or pain medicine specialists, this subspecialty has had a marked increase in demand in recent years, as the illegal abuse of narcotic painkillers has become a nation-wide problem.

Interventional pain medicine physicians must be adept at diagnosing their patients. Until they can accurately pinpoint the source of the pain, it can be difficult to treat it effectively. In some cases, the pain has an obvious cause, such as the hurt experienced when healing after surgery or when dealing with some cancers. In other cases, there is no obvious problem causing the pain, and the pain itself is the issue. This can be the case with chronic lower back pain, migraines, neuropathies, and other disorders.

There are many treatment options that interventional pain medicine doctors might use to ease a patient’s pain, ranging from non-invasive to minimally invasive. Some of these treatments are:
  • Physical therapy
  • Epidurals
  • Nerve blocks
  • Facet injections, which are injections of small amounts of anesthetic into the joints of the spine
  • Radiofrequency denervation, or the use of radio waves to stop painful nerves from firing
  • Spinal cord stimulation, or the use of electrical currents along the spine to interfere with the transmission of pain signals
  • Implanted intrathecal or epidural injection drug delivery systems

Reducing pain doesn’t just help you feel better -- it allows you to become more active and increases your ability to heal. The goal of interventional pain medicine is to help people who are hurting to get back to working, playing, sleeping, and enjoying their life fully.