July 15, 2022 – Mount Vernon, OH — Knox Community Hospital offers the Center for Pain Management to help get chronic pain under control. According to the CDC, approximately 19.6 million Americans suffer from chronic pain that limits their daily activities. The Center for Pain Management offers treatment for: shingles pain, work-related injuries, arthritis, back and neck pain, headaches, CRPS, nerve damage/muscle spasms, and sciatica. Individually regimented treatment plans may include physical therapy, medication management, and/or minimally invasive interventional procedures.
Knox Community Hospital announces our new Pain Management provider, Andrew McNicol. Dr. McNicol completed his residency at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center in the department Anesthesiology and Chronic Pain, after obtaining his doctorate at Northeast Ohio Medical University in Rootstown, Ohio. He participated in an International Clinical Exchange program at King Abdullah University Hospital in Irbid, Jordan to gain experience and knowledge of healthcare practices outside of the United States. Dr. McNicol participated in a number of community activities including a Christmas toy drive, National Alliance for Mentally Ill (NAMI) fundraiser, and the Buddy program at Akron Children’s Medical Center, which offered comfort and friendship to children with life-threatening illnesses. He is a member of the American Society of Anesthesiologists and the American Medical Association. Dr. McNicol creates a tailored treatment plan for each patient using a variety of modalities, and he brings knowledge, compassion, and experience to the community.
For more information, call 740.393.9866 or go to https://www.kch.org/center-pain-management