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Pain management, as the name states, manages pain with various modalities. These modalities include lifestyle changes, physical therapy or exercise, ultrasound, massage, muscle stimulation, medications, and interventional procedures using injection techniques. For best results, these modalities are usually used in combination.
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Physical medicine & rehabilitation, also called physiatry, is a field that was developed in the 1940s during WWII secondary to the overwhelming need to rehabilitate soldiers coming back from the war.