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Dr. Julie Sowerby has the following 2 specialties
- Pain Management
A pain management specialist is a physician with advanced knowledge and training in diagnosing and treating pain. These doctors do not come from one particular discipline, but rather use their respective backgrounds to contribute a varied approach to the field of pain management.
These specialists use their different skills and training in pain management to treat pain stemming from different causes - whether it's neuropathic pain or headache, or the result of injury, a surgical procedure, cancer or another illness.
Pain management specialists are primarily trained as anesthesiologists, physiatrists, interventional radiologists, neurologists, osteopaths, or primary care physicians.
Anesthesiologists are physicians who are trained to administer anesthetics, which are medicines used to block nerve sensation. Anesthesia can be either local to one specific part of a body, like a tooth, or regional to block feeling to a larger portion of the body, such as during an epidural for child birth. It can also be more general to block sensation to the entire body, resulting in unconsciousness.
Anesthesiologists assist in surgery by determining how much anesthesia is necessary and by monitoring the patient's level of responsiveness and vital signs throughout the procedure. The anesthesia specialist will also bring the patient out of anesthesia and then continue to monitor his or her vital signs post-operation.
Besides assisting in surgeries, anesthesiologists may also treat patients suffering from chronic pain.
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You couldn't ask for a better experience. From the support staff, to the medical assistant staff, and finally Dr. Julie herself -- all are par excellence! It took me a long time to find this resource, but well worth the wait. Dr. Julie's work up is thorough and thoughtful. She explains things in a manner that's understandable and is always open to questions. I can't say enough about Dr. Julie and her wonderful Team.
Dr. Sowerby is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Patient's Hospital of Redding
17 Years Experience
Oklahoma State University
Graduated in 1996
Dr. Julie Sowerby accepts the following insurance providers.
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