Bernard E. Filner, M.D., Pain Medicine, Rockville, MD
About Us

Types of Pain We Treat

These are the most common types of pain we see, although there are frequently “variations on a theme,” which are not easily categorized. This is why we believe a proper diagnosis is essential.

  • Myofascial pain syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia syndrome
  • Headache
  • Back pain
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Diabetic neuropathy
  • Facial pain and temporomandibular dysfunction (TMD)
  • Heel pain or plantar fasciitis
  • Neck pain and whiplash
  • Neuropathic pain
  • Overuse or repetitive motion injuries
  • Pelvic pain, pudendal neuralgia, and vulvodynia
  • Reflex sympathetic dystrophy (CRPS I and II)
  • Shin splints
  • Shoulder pain or frozen shoulder
  • Small skin ulcers
  • Sports injuries
  • Tendonitis and epicondylitis

During your visits to the Pain Center, you will meet with Dr. Filner, who has practiced pain medicine in Rockville for more than 20 years. He is certified by the American Board of Anesthesiology and the American Academy of Pain Management. Read more about Dr. Filner »

Wendi, our registered nurse and office manager, has been with the Pain Center for almost 10 years. She will guide you through your visits with great understanding and skill. She and our receptionist, Linda, will do what is necessary to make your appointments as pleasant and productive as possible, and do their best to accommodate your scheduling needs. They will be available to provide general information over the telephone and to obtain specific information for you from Dr. Filner.