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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Facet Joint Pain

Facet Joint Injections There are many regions in the back where one may experience pain. One common site of pain is the facet joint. This is the location where two vertebrae connect on either lateral side of the spine. There are many reasons this may become painful, such as injury, poor posture, and arthritis. Regardless… Continue Reading

Electromyography (EMG) Doctor NYC

Electromyography (EMG) An electromyogram is a procedure that allows a doctor to analyze the effectiveness of a nerve. This is done through measuring the electrical stimulation sent to the muscle through the nerve. There are many reasons why a nerve may not be sending an effective electrical signal. This can be due to physical blockage,… Continue Reading

Dekompressor Discectomy NYC

Dekompressor Discectomy A dekompressor discectomy is a procedure done to remove a painful region of a herniated disc. This procedure is shown to be effective and as minimally invasive, making it an excellent option for pain relief.A dekompressor discectomy is able to relieve pain and limit muscular discomfort. What is a Dekompressor Discectomy? A dekompressor… Continue Reading

Cervical Nerve Root Blocks

Cervical Nerve Root Blocks Pain in the neck or spine can be difficult to pinpoint. Pain can radiate and come from a variety of sources. Due to the complexity of the spinal cord and nervous system, the utmost care must be exercised when medical treatment is provided in this area. Cervical nerve root blocks can… Continue Reading

Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injections Doctor NYC

Thoracic Epidural Steroid Injections Roughly 20% of all people will experience acute thoracic pain in their life. Clearly, this is a common problem. Many treatments exist to relieve the pain associated with thoracic inflammation. These treatments include use of medications, exercise, massage, and surgery. These vary in degree of invasiveness and amount of potential risk… Continue Reading

Lumbar Steroid Injections Doctor NYC

Lumbar Steroid Injections Pain in the lumbar region of the spine can be difficult to eradicate. Millions of people suffer from acute lumbar pain every year. There are many available treatments, ranging from something as minimal as occasional medications or massage, to more extreme steps such as surgery. When treating lumbar pain, and one should… Continue Reading

Could Electrical Stimulation Offer Pain Relief?

Many people suffering from pain can benefit from electrical stimulation. It may not seem logical that the use of electrical pulses can actually improve pain, but that is, in fact, the case. Electrotherapy or neuromodulation is the type of treatment available today. The most common form used to treat pain is TENS, or transcutaneous electrical… Continue Reading