We found 4 interventional pain specialists who accept Blue Advantage Plus Bronze 103 - One $0 PCP Visit near Lubbock, TX.

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Specializes in Anesthesiology, Interventional Pain Medicine
3505 22nd Place
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Hemmo Bosscher's specialties are anesthesiology and interventional pain medicine. On average, patients gave Dr. Bosscher a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. In his practice, he is particularly interested in pain management. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. He obtained his medical school training at the University of Amsterdam Faculty of Medicine and performed his residency at UMass Memorial Medical Center. Dr. Bosscher has received the following distinctions: San Francisco, CA and Burroughs Welcome Scholarship, ASA Conference. Dr. Bosscher (or staff) speaks the following languages: Spanish and Dutch. He is accepting new patients.

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Clinical interests: Pain Management

Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
3601 21st Street
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Bolkar Sahinler is a specialist in interventional pain medicine. He works in Lubbock, TX. He has received a 3.5 out of 5 star rating by his patients. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Sahinler accepts. Dr. Sahinler attended medical school at Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center, Paul L. Foster School of Medicine.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
4316 23rd
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. David Hagstrom's specialty is interventional pain medicine. He has received a 3.0 out of 5 star rating by his patients. He honors Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Hagstrom attended medical school at the University of Oklahoma College of Medicine.

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Specializes in Interventional Pain Medicine
3601 21st Street; Suite 3-a
Lubbock, TX
 

Dr. Johnny Qubty works as an interventional pain specialist. Patient reviews placed him at an average of 3.0 stars out of 5. Dr. Qubty accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO.

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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.
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