Rebecca Ryan Shoemaker MD
Pain Management Specialist | Pain Medicine732 THIMBLE SHOALS BLVD STE 803 NEWPORT NEWS VA, 23606
Dr. Rebecca Shoemaker practices Pain Medicine in NEWPORT NEWS, VA. Pain medicine is concerned with the prevention of pain, and the evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients experiencing pain. Pain medicine physicians use a broad-based approach to treat all pain disorders, ranging from pain as a symptom of disease to pain as the primary disease. Dr. Shoemaker serves as a consultant to other physicians but is often the principal treating physician, providing care at various levels; such as treating the patient directly, prescribing medication, prescribing rehabilitative services, performing pain relieving procedures, counseling patients and families, directing a multidisciplinary team, coordinating care with other healthcare providers, and providing consultative services.
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