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To patient that IMS treatment (kind of trigger point therapy) of Anesthesiology Pain Clinic is hoped for

 IMS (eye M S which became topic with TV recently: We may have inquiry about Intramuscular stimulation) therapy (kind of trigger point therapy) and reservation. However, we do not give IMS treatment in our department by circumstances now. I am sorry to cause trouble very much, but would like one of understanding cooperation. We have at first you read the following Q&A, and one where treatment in our department is hoped for would appreciate your understanding enough treatment strategy of chronic pain and our department.

How much period will treatment of pain of Q.1 chronicity take?
We have been suffering from Q.2 pain for many years. We are thankful when we have you guide in various ways.
We want to hang over Anesthesiology Pain Clinic of Q.3 Jikei. How is it necessary to do?
What kind of test do you give at the time of Q.4 first-visit?

How much period will treatment of pain of Q.1 chronicity take?

Chronic pain troubled with for both A .1 several years and dozens of years cannot be cured by 2-3 times of treatment. In addition, effect is not finished even if we give treatment in concentrated (every day and every week). We do hospital visiting at frequency once in 3-4 weeks, and it is necessary for 6-7 times to have treatment continue even at least. On the other hand, it is the opposite effect if we are tired and become ill-conditioned just to visit a hospital for treatment to our department. House mino and physical condition which is not desirable, please consider the point to long distance enough.

We have been suffering from Q.2 pain for many years. We are thankful when we have you guide in various ways.

We receive support of study fund from A .2 Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare, and place called "NPO corporation pain medical research information center" provides information about pain and accepts telephone consultation of general people.
http://www.pain-medres.info/index. html
Pain counseling counter (NPO corporation pain medical research information center)
Telephone (nurse correspondence) : 0561-57-3000 reception day: Month, Wednesday and Thursday

We want to hang over Anesthesiology Pain Clinic of Q.3 Jikei. How is it necessary to do?

A .3 our department completely needs reservations. I decline medical treatment on the day even if had a medical examination suddenly. It is to spend long time (2-3 hours) on first-visit, and to examine well.
 We do not receive direct reservation from patient to avoid confusion. Please let Fax reservation from medical institution which got referral letter of doctor or Web reservation go through to perform initial diagnosis of our department.
 In addition, that medicine doing, blood consulting one, psychiatry and psychodiagnosis medical dept. treated for heart disease, liver disease, kidney disease, high blood pressure, diabetes for rustle is taken, please take referral letter from each medical institution by all means. Drug to use for treatment of pain influences functions such as heart, liver, Nephrology and other drugs and interaction taking are caused and may wake up side effect.
 At stage when you got referral letter, please perform FAX reservation (Web reservation) from family medical institution (except the House of House of bonesetting, acupuncture and moxibustion) to our hospital.

What kind of test do you give at the time of Q.4 first-visit?

We perform one set of blood test and electrocardiography to know general status of A .4 patient at that time. In addition, we perform examination such as X-rays by addition as needed. Referral letter is necessary to avoid unnecessary examination. Please get results such as as possible recent blood tests on this occasion. Detailed interview is the most important to diagnosis of chronic pain, but please complete by the day as you distribute question vote beforehand to perform interview effectively. We interview while taking result of those test results and questions vote into account and examine part which body including part aching more is related to. We perform these examination, examination by normal medical service under health insurance. But please see time to spare enough as you take considerable time.