Newest Pain Testing Tools

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Courtesy of the late Placebo Journal

Douglas Farrago MD

Douglas Farrago MD is a full-time practicing family doc in Forest, Va. He started Forest Direct Primary Care where he takes no insurance and bills patients a monthly fee. He is board certified in the specialty of Family Practice. He is the inventor of a product called the Knee Saver which is currently in the Baseball Hall of Fame. The Knee Saver and its knock-offs are worn by many major league baseball catchers. He is also the inventor of the CryoHelmet used by athletes for head injuries as well as migraine sufferers. Dr. Farrago is the author of four books, two of which are the top two most popular DPC books. From 2001 – 2011, Dr. Farrago was the editor and creator of the Placebo Journal which ran for 10 full years. Described as the Mad Magazine for doctors, he and the Placebo Journal were featured in the Washington Post, US News and World Report, the AP, and the NY Times. Dr. Farrago is also the editor of the blog Authentic Medicine which was born out of concern about where the direction of healthcare is heading and the belief that the wrong people are in charge. This blog has been going daily for more than 15 years Article about Dr. Farrago in Doximity Email Dr. Farrago – [email protected] 

  3 comments for “Newest Pain Testing Tools

  1. HJR
    August 26, 2016 at 1:45 pm

    I really miss PJ. I still have all my old hard copies.

    • Doug Farrago
      August 27, 2016 at 3:29 pm

      Me too.

  2. Thomas Guastavino
    August 26, 2016 at 7:22 am

    How many of you received that infuriating letter form the Surgeon General basically saying that yes, we created the “opioid crisis” but we had the “best intentions” and now we all should “sign a pledge to work together to alleviate the crisis”? What an insult to our intelligence.

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