Welcome to Pain Specialists of Columbia!
The Pain Specialists of Columbia team is dedicated to doing all that we can to ensure that your first visit with our practice starts you on a path to pain relief.
To make your appointment as successful as possible, please read the following so you arrive prepared and knowing what to expect.
What to Bring:
- Completed New Patient Paperwork
- A list of medications you take including prescription medicines, nonprescription medicines, vitamins, herbs and supplements, the dose and how often you take each. Some patients find it easier to bring their medications into the office.
- Any x-rays, CAT scans or MRI’s you might have related to the problem for your pain specialist to review
- Pain Diary
- A list of questions or concerns to discuss with your provider
What to Expect:
We understand how pain can affect your life and the lives of those you love. As a patient of our practice, our mission is to provide successful treatment options so that you can overcome the challenges you face by living in pain and get back to the life you deserve. During your first visit, you will receive a thorough evaluation that includes your medical history and a physical examination pertinent to your pain problem. This comprehensive visit with your pain specialist will last approximately 30 minutes. Depending on your condition, we may recommend a combination of procedures and/or therapies to achieve the optimal results. We believe in educating our patients and empowering them with the ability to decrease their pain.