GILLETTE, WY –
John Mansell, MD, in practice at
A Wyoming Pain Clinic, recently earned board certification from the
American Board of Pain Management (ABPM) after fulfilling the educational, professional and examination
standards set by the ABPM.
Dr. Mansell is also Board Certified in Anesthesiology and the Subspecialty
of Pain Management from the
American Board of Anesthesiology.
Board certification is a voluntary program in which specialists seek to
improve their performance and demonstrate a commitment to their profession.
ABPM has certified nearly 2,300 physicians as of January 2016.
The specialty of Pain Medicine, or Algiatry, is a discipline within the
field of medicine that is concerned with the prevention of pain, and the
evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of persons in pain. Some conditions
may have pain and associated symptoms arising from a discrete cause, such
as postoperative pain or pain associated with a malignancy, or may be
conditions in which pain constitutes the primary problem, such as neuropathic
pains or headaches.