About the Book
To Cure Sometimes, To Relieve Often, And to Comfort Always.
What moment in time do you decide you need to see a doctor? When do you seek the best help available to rid yourself of constant or intense pain?
Dr. Sabrina Shue is a pain management specialists, and she answers these questions and more in When It Hurts: Inside a Pain Management Doctor’s Office. She’s spent her career concentrating on interventional pain management that determines what is wrong with a patient and to provide the best treatment for the pain.
Dr. Shue demonstrates her methods and treatments through actual cases, including back pain, shingles, sciatica, and fibromyalgia. She also addresses the different drugs and alternative approaches to managing pain, always emphasizing that each of us experiences pain in different ways. The trickiest part of her job is to determine exactly where the pain emanates from and the pain’s acuteness.
The issue of addiction to drugs, such as opioids, is a constant concern for pain management specialists and Dr. Shue demonstrates the different ways she deals with patient addiction and the shady business of using doctors to obtain opioids to sell on the street.
When It Hurts gives the inside track on what happens in a pain management office, filled with information and advise that can help you when you are struggling with pain from injury or illness.