My philosophy is to try to determine what the patient's pain problem is and then help them to understand it. I find that so many doctors talk "to" their patients rather than "with" their patients. I do my best to bring myself to the patient's level and translate the medical lingo into something that they can understand. So many patients are looking to simply understand why they hurt. If they can understand it, then they can more fully take ownership of the process and comply better with therapy.
Dr. Donna Morgan, MD is an interventional pain medicine doctor who practices in Eugene, OR. She is 59 years old and has been practicing for 25 years. Dr. Morgan is affiliated with Sacred Heart Medical Center at RiverBend.