178 DOUGLAS PKWY
PIKEVILLE, KY 41501-6970 (See Map)
CARLENE WESTFALL MD
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Specialty: Pain Medicine Rehabilitation - This area of medicine looks at an interdisciplinary approach for relieving pain and suffering and improving the overall quality of life of those living with pain. This approach normally utilizes the team of medical doctors, physiotherapists, clinical psychologists, nurse practitioners and occupational therapists. Treatment for longer term pain include pharmacology measures including tricyclic antidepressants, analgesics and anticonvulsants, physical therapy, exercise, heat and ice application, intervention and psychological measures.
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Allopathic and Osteopathic Physicians - Allopathic physicians are general doctors (Medical Doctor or MD), whereas osteopathic physicians (Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine or DO) deal specifically with Osteopathy, targeting in healing the body with minimal use of medicine with an emphasis focusing on preventative care. Both types are fully licensed physicians, educated in diagnosing, as well as offering treatment for various illnesses and disorders.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation - This branch of medicine looks to enhance and restore basic functional ability and quality of life for those people with serious physical impairments or disabilities. These doctors are often called Physiatrists. They specialize in trying to restore optimal function for people that have specific injuries to muscles, tissues, bones and the nervous system.
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