Pain specialists are not only experts at treating pain but also at helping to diagnose the source of pain. They will conduct a physical examination and review your medical records in addition to analyzing the description of your pain. Sometimes supplemental diagnostic studies are helpful, such as detailed questionnaires, special X-rays, skin temperature monitoring and local anesthetic tests to pinpoint your pain.

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