I believe that pain should be treated with a multidisciplinary approach. Osteopathic Treatments should be tried first. Physical and Occupational Therapy are vital. Epidural and joint injections are a second line treatment. Pain medications are sometimes necessary but are a last resort.
Dr. Derek Higgins, DO is a pain medicine doctor who practices in Gilbert, AZ. He is 41 years old and has been practicing for 10 years.