Sure, I can give you some meds to dampen the pain
We spoke to some of the top pain specialists around the country (see the “Sources” below for more info). And they all agreed that the best doctors will talk to you about the possible causes of your pain, whether it’s your lack of activity, your stress level, a condition like arthritis, your mattress, or one of these surprising back pain causes.
Heat or ice?
Use an ice pack for acute injuries, to minimize blood flow and reduce swelling and pain. Use heat to loosen muscles and stiff joints and help you feel more mobile. Here’s a guide to which injuries you should treat with heat, or ice.
Any doctor can hang a shingle that says ‘I treat pain’
Look for doctors who are board-certified in pain medicine or who did a fellowship in something pain-related.