A pain management specialist is a physician with special training in evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of all different types of pain. Pain is actually a wide spectrum of disorders including acute pain, chronic pain and cancer pain and sometimes a combination of these. A pain management specialist develops a treatment plan to relieve, reduce, or manage pain and help patients return to everyday activities quickly without surgery or heavy reliance on medication.
To make sure all the patient’s needs are met, the physician coordinates care through an interdisciplinary team of health professionals. Dr. Madhav sees patients with many different painful conditions including facial and neck pain, lower back pain, patients that have back and neck pain after surgery, hip, shoulder and knee pain, limb pain, cancer pain. Through evidence-based interventional treatment, Dr. Madhav is able to provide targeted pain relief to help patients get back to function and improve quality of life.