Referral should be considered when:
- The treating physician cannot effectively control the patient’s pain due to injury or illness.
- The patient requires medication the treating physician is not comfortable prescribing.
- The patient develops a severe pain syndrome that is not responding to conventional treatment.
- A specialist in the following approaches is needed: medical management, rehabilitation-focused, injection-focused, and psychological-based.
Do any of these statements describe your situation? Please contact Dr. Schade at 972-270-0600 to obtain more information and schedule a comprehensive consultation.