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Arthritis Pain Management
Ozone Park, NY
11420

Pain injections for arthritis in Queens work because they can place the medication directly onto the affected area. For example, if you have arthritis in your hands the injections will be placed directly into your hands. This is a much more efficient option than, for example, taking oral medications. Oral medications have to travel throughout your body to give you relief, which is far less efficient.

Another reason why these injections can be so effective is because the doctor can offer multiple medications in a single shot. In many cases our patients will have injections that include pain medication, steroids and anti-inflammatory medication. This will help you to get the best possible results. The doctors will work with you to determine exactly which medications are best suited for your specific situation.

There are lots of options out there when it comes to managing the pain of arthritis, so why choose injections? One of the most important reasons is because injections are typically going to be the safest option. When you take oral medication you need to take it in higher doses because it is not targeted. Surgery also has risks associated with it. When you use pain injections for arthritis in Queens, however, you can use lower doses of medication while still getting the best possible relief from the pain. You simply can’t find a better option in most circumstances.

Whether you have had pain injections for arthritis in New York in the past or not, we would love the opportunity to work with you to help reduce or eliminate your arthritis pain. Contact us to meet with our doctors and see what pain management options are available to you. We have multiple offices in New York so your appointments are as convenient as possible.

(646) 6478841
Neck And Shoulder Pain
New York, NY
10036

Neck pain is common, especially for people past 50 years of age. But what causes it? Most neck pain is caused by activities that strain the neck. Hanging clothes, slouching, or sleeping with your neck twisted are some things that can cause neck pain. These may cause swelling of joints in the neck, muscle spasm, or just a constant strain in the neck area. Physical injuries such as falling off a chair or whiplash from a car accident can cause neck pain. Some less common medical problems can also lead to neck pain.

Facet Joint Injection is provided to confirm that the facet joints cause the pain and to relief the back, neck or shoulder pain and inflammation. Each vertebra in the spine is connected by two facet joints. A local anesthetic numbs the skin and tissue down to facet joint.

Physician uses fluoroscope and contrast solution to confirm the correct placement of needle tip. A mixture of anesthetic and anti-inflammatory steroid medication is injected to the joint. Sometimes two or more injections might be needed. If patient feels pain relief just after injection, this confirms that the facet joint was the source of pain.

However pain may return after local anesthetic effect ends. Usually it takes about a week to reduce inflammation and pain. Pain relief can last up to several months.

(646) 6478609
Neck And Shoulder Pain
Jamaica, NY
11435

Physical injuries such as falling off a chair or whiplash from a car accident can cause neck pain. Some less common medical problems can also lead to neck pain. What are the symptoms? You may experience stiffness or a pain in your neck. The pain may spread to your shoulders, upper back, or arms or even get a headache. You may also have numbness, tingling, or weakness in your arm. If your neck pain lasts for a while, you may have trouble coping with daily life. This is called chronic pain.

Common side effects of chronic pain include depression, constant pain, and anxiety. How is neck pain diagnosed? If your pain started after an injury, or if it doesn’t improve after a few weeks, your doctor may want to do more tests. Imaging tests such as an X-ray, an MRI scan, or a CT scan can show the neck muscles and tissues. These tests may be done to check the neck bones, spinal discs, spinal nerve roots, and spinal cord.

How is it treated? The type of treatment you need will depend on whether your neck pain is caused by activities, an injury, or another medical condition. Most neck pain caused by activities can be treated at home. While there is no strong medical evidence that favors cold or heat treatment to help alleviate the pain you are feeling but one thing is for certain, either one will help alleviate your pain. Take medications and avoid doing any further physical activities. Rest your neck, and consult your doctor if symptoms persist.

Neck pain is a sharp stabbing feeling from the bottom of your head to the top of your shoulders. The pain may spread to your upper back and/or arms, hindering movement around your head and neck. But what causes it? Most neck pain is caused by activities that strain the neck. Hanging clothes, slouching, or sleeping with your neck twisted are some things that can cause neck pain. These may cause swelling of joints in the neck, muscle spasm, or just a constant strain in the neck area.

(646) 6930075
Pain Management Doctor Petrychenko
New York, NY
10036

Mr. Petrychenko completed a fellowship at SUNY Health Science Center to become a Pain management doctor -specialist. Since then Dmitri was working as an Attending Anesthesiologist at Lutheran Medical Center in Brooklyn-NY (NYC). Prior to establishing a private practice Dr. Petrychenko worked as an Attending Pain Medicine Specialist and was employed as an Attending Anesthesiologist in other office-based anesthesia groups. Dmitri Petrychenko, MD completed his Surgery Internship at Department of Surgery, Brooklyn Hospital in Brooklyn-NYC(NY) and residency in anesthesiology at the Department of Anesthesiology, SUNY Health Science Center in Brooklyn.

If you or a loved one is suffering from chronic pain and you can’t find relief, we may have an effective option for you to consider. Our interventional pain management clinic in Manhattan can provide you with a treatment tailored specifically to the issues you are having. Whether you’re suffering from back pain, knee pain, joint pain or just about any other type of pain, we can help. We use a variety of techniques including pain medication injections to help reduce or eliminate your pain.

We operate two interventional pain management clinics in NYC, New York so you can come into the one closest to you to see what options are available. Interventional pain management is a specific type of pain management that uses techniques to interrupt the flow of pain signals so you can get relief. There are many different options available depending on the specifics of your condition. While it is impossible to 100% guarantee results in any given case, we have helped thousands of people throughout Manhattan with a wide range of chronic pain issues and we believe we can help you too.

(646) 6478529
Pain Management Doctor Petrychenko
Ozone Park, NY
11420

If you or a loved one is suffering from chronic pain and you can’t find relief, we may have an effective option for you to consider. Our interventional pain management clinic in Queens can provide you with a treatment tailored specifically to the issues you are having. Whether you’re suffering from back pain, knee pain, joint pain or just about any other type of pain, we can help. We use a variety of techniques including pain medication injections to help reduce or eliminate your pain.

We operate two interventional pain management clinics in Queens, New York so you can come into the one closest to you to see what options are available. Interventional pain management is a specific type of pain management that uses techniques to interrupt the flow of pain signals so you can get relief. There are many different options available depending on the specifics of your condition. While it is impossible to 100% guarantee results in any given case, we have helped thousands of people throughout Queens with a wide range of chronic pain issues and we believe we can help you too.

When you are suffering from chronic pain that is not associated with a specific problem that can be resolved, interventional pain management is an excellent option. For example, if you have a compressed nerve in the back that doctors have been unable to resolve through physical therapy, it may be effective to use injections to block the flow of pain signals from the nerve to the central nervous system. This can be done by injecting nerve blocks or even using electrostimulation to stop the nerve from transmitting.

http://www.freeofpain.org
(646) 647-8839