A pain management specialist is a physician who specializes on the treatment of pain. Well, it’s interesting because that’s a very vague answer.
Pain itself is not a real diagnosis, it’s a perception.
It’s associated with many medical diagnosis. So, a physician who treats pain has to understand the processes in the body and diseases globally.
He needs to be able to address them in such a way in order to create a plan that is able to address the pain itself, but also the functionality as well as quality of life.