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Dr. Shahid Rashid is a Pain Specialist who received his training in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine at the University of Texas Medical School at Houston. He is Board Certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology, American Board of Pain Medicine and the American Academy of Pain Management. He is the founder of South Texas Clinic for Pain Management serving South Texas since 1999. Dr. Rashid is a member of numerous professional and academic societies. He currently welcomes all patients to schedule a visit and be yourself again.
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Chronic pain affects hundreds of millions of people worldwide, altering their physical and emotional functioning, decreasing their quality of life, and impairing the ability to work. Chronic pain is a very disabling condition. It affects general health, psychological health, and social and economic well-being.
The specialty of Pain Medicine deals with the Diagnosis, Treatment and Rehabilitation of the person in pain. A team of dedicated experts from various disciplines of medicine participate in the diagnosis and treatment of the pain. The main objective of pain management is to provide a better control of pain to enable the patient to return to a functional lifestyle. It also promotes psychosocial well being of the patient with decreased dependence on pain medications.