MBBS, MD - Anaesthesiology
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Dr. Palak Mehta (MD, AAFIPM, FIPP) is highly qualified in the field of pain management. She got expertise & completed her training at Kolkata, USA & Netherlands. She is the first lady in Gujarat to have the highest level of qualification. She has been invited regularly to national & international conference & courses to deliver lectures. She is also going regularly to Padjadran University, Indonesia to train doctors. She is a faculty & moderator of courses at Daradia Pain Clinic, Kolkata. She is also an associate editor of the Indian Journal of Pain.
6th Floor, Addor Ambition, Beside Vimal House, Landmark: Behind Navkar institute, Near Navrang school six roads, Ahmedabad
Mon - Fri
10:00 - 01:00
04:30 - 06:00
10:00 - 01:00
Very good staff and also take follow up within time ,
Was suffering from spine problem for the last several days. Took treatment from many doctors but there was no difference. After that, whatever treatment was taken from the pain care clinic, Dr Palak Mehta and feel relax within one month only,,
DOCTOR'S communication and the way she explain about the precautions. Treatment methodologies with full fledged explanations and precautions about pros and cons of the issue which created me to a problem.
Q: When should I see a spine and pain specialist?
A: You should consult a spine and pain specialist when you have taken non-surgical treatment and home remedies, or over the counter painkillers and it still hasn't alleviated your pain.
Q: How does a spine and pain specialist treat pain?
A: A spine and pain specialist will usually recommend different types of treatments including: 1. Injections 2. Nerve blocks 3. Physical therapy 4. Implantable devices 5. Surgery 6. Trigger point injections
Q: What education is needed to become a spine and pain specialist?
A: Like any other doctor, a spine and pain specialist should complete an MBBS degree (5.5. yrs) and then follow it up with a specialisation in orthopaedics treatment MD or DNB (3 yrs). They need further training as a spine and pain specialist before practicing for the same.
Q: Is the spine specialist same as orthopaedic surgeon?
A: While an orthopaedic surgeon and a spine specialist have roles that match each other's, for instance, an orthopaedic surgeon also treats spinal conditions, a spine specialist's main specialisation is treating the spine.
Q: Does a spine and pain specialist perform surgery?
A: A spine and pain specialist can perform surgery as they have a relevant orthopaedic surgeon's degree and training as part of their education.