Treat your pain and live a better life… Welcome to my blog about pain. Unfortunately, many people suffer from chronic pain. As a board certified physician in physical medicine and rehabilitation, my specialty is treating these people with both acute and chronic pain. A majority of my practice is working with patients that are experiencing… Continue Reading

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All About Neurogenic Pain

The term neurogenic pain stems from the peripheral or nervous system as a result of nervous terminal stimulation that is usually the result of disease or trauma. In simpler terms, Neurogenic pain is pain that occurs as a result of a nerve. There are different types of neurogenic pain, such as neuropathic, central, and deafferentation… Continue Reading

Pain Physicians: Specialties & Education

Who is a pain physician? People who have suffered from acute or chronic physical pain are well-aware of seeing a pain physician/ specialist. In the US, nearly 50 million people, i.e., approximately 20% of the adult American population, suffer from acute to chronic and high-impact physical pain. (Source) On the other hand, the US has… Continue Reading

Chronic Pain: Causes & Treatment Options

Chronic pain is when you experience severe pain for longer periods. This pain can affect any part of your body, such as the head, lower back, and legs. Sometimes, the pain persists, and sometimes, it comes and goes. The drawback of chronic pain is that it interferes with your day-to-day activities and personal life, making… Continue Reading

Thoracic Epidural

A thoracic epidural injection is a medical treatment that helps curb excessive pain in the thoracic region, or the upper to middle areas of the back. This area is prone to excessive pain due to old age or a major fracture. The injection goes through the epidural space, which is the area surrounding your spinal… Continue Reading

Spinal Injections for Pain

Do you need spinal injections for pain? Since more people have started experiencing chronic back pain, the use of spinal injections has become common as well. Spinal injections, more commonly known as epidural steroid injections, are minimally invasive. They are the most effective way to relieve joint pains in parts like back, arms, legs, and… Continue Reading

Lumbar Epidural Injection

Do you need a lumbar epidural steroid injection? Sciatica and lower back pain are very common, and many people experience these pains in their old-age or due to injuries. The pain in the lumbar region of the spine can be very unbearable at times and leaves you in discomfort. It is important to find the… Continue Reading

Sciatica Doctor NYC

What is Sciatica? Do you need a sciatica doctor in NYC? You can feel back pain anywhere and at different intensity. It can trigger after a few minutes of an injury or appear slowly over a period of months. It can be acute (short-lived) or chronic (long-lived). (Source) Over-the-counter medicines can help control some types… Continue Reading

Pain Management Doctor

What is a Pain Management Doctor? A pain management doctor is a physician with special training in diagnosis, evaluation, and treatment of all types of pain. Pain is a wide spectrum of disorders such as chronic pain, acute pain, cancer pain, and a combination of all these. (Source) You can also suffer from pain because… Continue Reading

Epidural Injections

What is an Epidural? You may have heard of the epidural injections, the pain-relieving shots given to pregnant women during childbirth. The medical name for these injections is epidural steroid injection (ESI). But doctors also use it for other purposes. The doctor administers the injection in your epidural space, resting outside the membrane that protects your… Continue Reading