MBBS, Diploma in Anesthesiology
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Dr. Swati panchal completed my Diploma Anaesthesia from BJMC, Ahmedabad in 2006. She has done Pain observationship at Daradia pain clinic, kolkatta in 2011. She is working as a consultant pain physician at Pain care clinic, Ahmedabad.
6th Floor, Addor Ambition, Beside Vimal House, Landmark: Behind Navkar institute, Near Navrang school six roads, Ahmedabad
Mon - Fri
10:00 - 01:00
05:00 - 07:00
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.