Thank you for your referral and support of our practice. I do believe that we could communicate better. To serve patients better, considering the time constraints when we see the patients, we would need the following information before we accept the consultion request:
- Past Medical History
- Physical examination of current issue,
- A list of current medications, (all medications, not only pain medication)
- A list of medications and procedures that the patient had tried in the past to control the pain,
- Potential side effects and complications,
- In cases of axial pain, neck pain or lower back pain with radiation to the limbs, a CT scan or MRI is the minimum requirement.
- EMG and nerve conduction study will be appreciated if it is available.