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Dr. Stephen Tuel, MD

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation ·  Male · Age 61

Dr. Tuel

Dr. Stephen Tuel, MD is a physical medicine & rehabilitation specialist in Columbia, SC and has been practicing for 33 years. He graduated from University Of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston in 1983 and specializes in physical medicine & rehabilitation and pain medicine.


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(803) 419-5345

Dr. Tuel accepts the following insurance:

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Dr. Tuel's Top Procedures and Conditions

Treatment Frequency
Chronic Pain
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tuel treats Chronic Pain more than 94% of his peers

Dr. Tuel treats this condition more than 94% of his peers

Sacrum Disorders
very high
very high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tuel treats Sacrum Disorders more than 91% of his peers

Dr. Tuel treats this condition more than 91% of his peers

Fibromyalgia
high
high

Treatment Frequency

Dr. Tuel treats Fibromyalgia more than 89% of his peers

Dr. Tuel treats this condition more than 89% of his peers

Rating Includes other areas of care:

  • Deposition Disease-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Epstein Barr Virus-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Major Depressive Disorder-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Primary Fibromyalgia
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Secondary Fibromyalgia
  • Sleep Disturbance-Related Fibromyalgia
  • Tension Myositis-Related Fibromyalgia

Dr. Tuel's conditions and procedures:

  • Arthritis of the Elbow
  • Back Pain
  • Brachial Plexus Palsy
  • Cervical Spine Myelopathy
  • Chest Wall Pain Syndrome
  • Chronic Pain
  • Chronic Pain Management
  • Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
  • Diabetic Polyneuropathy
  • EMG (Electromyography)
  • Facet Joint Injection
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Foot Conditions
  • Headache
  • Herniated Disc
  • Joint Injection
  • Joint Pain
  • Juvenile Chronic Arthritis
  • Lateral and Medial Epicondylitis (Tennis and Golf Elbow)
  • Low Back Pain
  • Lumbar Radiculopathy
  • Myelopathy
  • Neck Pain
  • Nerve Pain
  • Osteoarthritis of Ankle and Foot
  • Osteoarthritis of Knee
  • Osteoarthritis of Shoulder
  • Polyneuropathy
  • Post-Laminectomy Syndrome
  • Radiculopathy (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Reflex Sympathetic Dystrophy
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injection
  • Sacrum Disorders
  • Sciatica (Not Due to Disc Displacement)
  • Scoliosis
  • Shoulder Pain
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Spine Deformities
  • Spine Disorders
  • Tension Headache
  • Torticollis
  • Trigeminal Neuralgia
  • Trigger Finger
  • Trigger Point Injection

About Me

We have moved to a new office at 115 Blarney Dr.
Our goals are to provide you with: Personal attention from Dr. Tuel Friendly and efficient staff Welcoming office environment Control of your out-of-pocket costs

Specialties

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
  • Pain Medicine

Board Certifications

  • Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation

Education

1986
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Residency Hospital
1986
Rehabilitation Institute Of Chicago
Residency Hospital
1984
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
Internship Hospital
1983
University Of Texas At Houston / Medical School At Houston
Medical School
1986
1986
1984
1983

Awards

Dr. Tuel's Reviews

Likelihood to recommend Dr. Tuel

3.2

Based on 18 reviews

5 Stars
50%
(9)
4 Stars
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(1)
3 Stars
0%
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2 Stars
5.555555555555555%
(1)
1 Star
38.888888888888886%
(7)

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After years with Dr. Tuel's bag of pills (and not much else in the way of helping me with my RSD, I am looking for something else now. Dr. Tuel is basically a pill prescriber. I've tried his injections and they haven't done anything for me, and outside of that, his "care" for what is happening to...Read More
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Dr. Tuel really listened when I spoke and considered my lifelong medical history. With a history that includes 3 back surgeries beginning at age 17 through to age 46 and a diagnosis of fibromyalgia, I was in a lot of pain despite the pile of pills I was taking. Dr. Tuel managed my medications to...Read More
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Locations

Southern Pain Specialists, LLC

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  • Hours
    • Mon: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Tue: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Wed: 10:00am - 1:00pm
    • Thu: 8:30am - 5:00pm
    • Fri: 8:30am - 2:00pm
    • Sat: closed
    • Sun: closed
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