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Relieving After-Shingles Pain, Restoring Life with Dr. Eric Lonseth

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Doctors of the USA

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Doctors of the USA welcomes Dr. Eric Lonseth, a Pain Management Specialist with a national reputation for excellence in the field of Interventional Pain Management, to talk about PHN (Postherpetic neuralgia) commonly known as After-Shingles Pain, its signs & symptoms and the risk & prevention that one must know in order to avoid it.  Listen in as he shares how one can move beyond the pain with the many different treatment options available.

Fellowship Trained and Double Board Certified in both Anesthesiology and Pain Management, Dr. Lonseth specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of a variety of spinal disorders. He earned both his medical degree as well as Masters degree in public health from Tulane University School of Medicine. He completed his residency and fellowship with the prestigious University of California, San Francisco serving as Chief Fellow. Due to his interest in public health, Dr. Lonseth participated in several medical missions to the Amazon region of Brazil to help indigenous people lacking access to adequate healthcare.

After having served as Director and Division Chief of pain medicine at East Jefferson General Hospital to serve the unmet needs of pain patients, Dr. Eric Lonseth now applies the knowledge gained over a decade to create a state-of-the-art pain management program. Using a multidisciplinary approach in the evaluation and treatment of chronic pain, Dr. Lonseth has successfully developed LonsethPainMD and Neuroscience & Pain Institute into an extremely effective center that treats some of the most difficult cases in the New Orleans area.

Check out his website.

For more information about shingles and PHN, there are several online resources such as the CDC and NIH, as well as a new website – www.WhatisPHN.com