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Dr. Chester Carlson, DO

Pain Medicine ·  Male

Dr. Carlson

Renaissance Health & Wellness

3401 Rogers Ave Fort Smith, AR 72903

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Dr. Chester Carlson, DO is a pain medicine specialist in Fort Smith, AR and has been practicing for 13 years. He graduated from Ok State Univ Coll Of Osteo Med in 2006 and specializes in pain medicine, headache management, and more.


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(479) 434-4887

Dr. Carlson accepts the following insurance:

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Coventry Health Care
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Dr. Carlson's Top Procedures and Conditions

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Morton's Neuroma
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Dr. Carlson treats Morton's Neuroma more than 99% of his peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 99% of his peers

Elbow Injuries
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Dr. Carlson treats Elbow Injuries more than 97% of his peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 97% of his peers

Plantar Fasciitis
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Treatment Frequency

Dr. Carlson treats Plantar Fasciitis more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Carlson treats this condition more than 96% of his peers

Dr. Carlson's conditions and procedures:

  • Acute Postoperative Pain
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Ankle Sprain and Achilles Tendon Sprain or Rupture
  • Ankle Sprains and Strains
  • Ankylosing Vertebral Hyperostosis
  • Arthritis
  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Ataxia
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autonomic Disorders
  • Back Pain
  • Benign Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Bone Disorders
  • Brain Disorders
  • Bursitis
  • Cancer Pain
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Cervical Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Cervical Facet Joint Injection
  • Cervical Medial Branch Block
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Neck Pain
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Chronic Pelvic Pain
  • Chronic Postoperative Pain
  • Coccygeal Pain
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • Elbow Injuries
  • Epidural Block, Facet Blocks
  • Epidural Injection
  • Epidural Steroid Injections
  • Facet Block
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Facet Joint Pain
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Fracture
  • Gait Abnormality
  • Hand Conditions
  • Headache
  • Heel Spur
  • Herniated Disc
  • Hip Pointer Injuries
  • Intervertebral Disc Disease
  • Joint Drainage
  • Joint Injection
  • Knee Disorders
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Lumbar Facet Joint Injection
  • Lumbar Selective Nerve Root Block
  • Migraine
  • Morton's Neuroma
  • Myofascial Trigger Point Injection
  • Neck Muscle Strain
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Block, Somatic
  • Nerve Block, Sympathetic
  • Nerve Blocks
  • Nerve Root Injury and Plexus Disorders (incl. Pinched Nerve)
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Hand or Wrist
  • Osteoarthritis of Hip
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Osteopathic Manipulative Treatment (OMT)
  • Pain Management
  • Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome or Knee Pain
  • Pathological Spine Fracture
  • Pelvic Fracture
  • Peripheral Autonomic Neuropathy
  • Peripheral Nerve Block
  • Peripheral Nerve Disorders
  • Plantar Fasciitis
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Radiofrequency Nerve Ablation
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Disorders
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Shoulder Tendinitis and Tenosynovitis
  • Spinal Nerve Block
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Spine Fractures, Traumatic
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spondylosis
  • Sprains and Strains (incl. Muscle Tear)
  • Sternum Fracture
  • Steroid Injection
  • Tension Headache
  • Thoracic Spine Myelopathy
  • Torticollis
  • Trigger Point Injection
  • Upper Back Pain
  • Viscosupplementation With Hyaluronate

About Me

Dr. Carlson believes in working closely with his patients to guide them through the treatment and decision making process in an educational and compassionate manner.  Dr. Carlson cares for each patient with kindness and gentleness - treating them like family members - to build trust and foster an atmosphere of hope and healing.

Specialties

  • Pain Medicine
  • Acute Pain Medicine
  • Emergency Medicine
  • Headache Management

Board Certifications

Education

2009
Arkansas Childrens Hospital
Internship Hospital
2009
University Of Arkansas For Medical Sciences
Internship Hospital
2006
Ok State Univ Coll Of Osteo Med
Medical School
2004
Us Air Force Sch Aerospace Med
1993
Arkansas State University-Fort Smith
Undergraduate School
2009
2009
2006
2004
1993

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Thank you for helping my grandmother in one of her ER visits. You are very kind and treat your patients like they are family
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Dr. Carlson is a great Doctor, I was bit in the face by a bull mastiff in December and thanks to Dr.Carlson you can't even tell I was ever bitten by a 150 lb dog. I thank god that this man was my doctor and he did such an amazing and has kept me from having to live my life with massive scars!!
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He is a caring, compassionate, professional. I would recommend him as a physician to anyone.
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