Dr. Stuart Rubin is a pain management specialist with special training in evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of all different types of pain. A wide spectrum of disorders is actually pain including acute pain, chronic pain and sometimes a combination of these. For many different reasons pain can arise such as surgery, injury, nerve damage, and metabolic problems such as diabetes.
Pain management specialist Dr.Rubin has the ability to evaluate patients with complicated pain problems and knowledge of the physiology of pain, understanding of specialized tests for diagnosing painful conditions, medications of appropriate prescribing to varying pain problems, and skills to perform procedures (such as nerve blocks, spinal injections and other interventional techniques) are all part of what a pain specialist uses to treat pain. In addition, to treat pain the broad variety of treatments available is growing rapidly and with increasing complexity of pain. Finally, in order to offer patients a comprehensive treatment plan with a multidisciplinary approach Dr. Stuart Rubin, MD contribute their role in coordinating additional care such as physical therapy, psychological therapy, and rehabilitation programs.
1. What should I look for in a pain management specialist?
In looking for a pain management specialist the most important consideration is to consult Dr.Rubin who has the training and experience to help you with your particular pain problem and with whom you feel a comfortable rapport. He got board certifications in;
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Since a number of chronic pain varieties require a complex treatment plan as well as specialized interventional techniques, and you should learn about how your pain physician was trained because in technological era pain specialists must have more knowledge, skills and training than in the past. As Dr. Stuart Rubin is a pain medicine specialist in Boynton Beach, FL and has been practicing for 27 years. He graduated from New York Medical College in 1988 and specializes in pain medicine and physical medicine & rehabilitation.
2. What should I expect during my first visit to a specialist?
On your first visit to a pain management specialist like Dr.Rubin, he will get to know you and begin to evaluate your particular pain problem. Usually this will involve a detailed history, a physical exam and review of tests that you have had performed. The questions you are asked and the physical examination will focus on your particular problem, and he will want to know about past and current medical history as well. About your pain problem you will be given a questionnaire before your first visit that will ask detailed questions, and you will probably be asked to bring any imaging studies (such as X-rays, computed tomography [CAT] scans, or magnetic resonance imaging [MRI] scans) or other tests that have already been done.