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Bronx Back Pain Treatment

Back pain relief in Bronx

Bronx back pain treatment

Bronx back pain treatment

Welcome to The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Center for Bronx back pain treatment. We provide compassionate, cutting edge technology and state of the art treatment options to get you better. The PMR Center has been providing its patients with the best possible care of sports, spine, orthopedic and neuromuscular conditions. The PMR Center is a diagnostic and treatment facility, with an emphasis on non-operative treatment including physical therapy, occupational therapy, patient education, and body mechanics. While the majority of conditions are responsive to non-operative therapy, our physicians will readily refer to and work closely with any other specialists or surgeons our patients may require. And if you are suffering from back pain, you want the most compassionate and skilled care you can find. For that exceptional care, the Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Center offers the best treatments possible.

Our friendly clinical staff and physicians combine their extensive training in physical rehabilitation to manage patients with back pain. Causes of pain and disability in the neck and back include problems with discs, nerves, joints, ligaments, or muscles. Our Bronx back pain treatment includes physical therapy and a combination of modalities to target each patient’s specific problem. Epidural steroid injections have been found to be effective to treatment for patients with sports injuries, neck, lower back, arm, and leg pain. The purpose of the epidural injection is to decrease inflammation and provide pain relief, thereby facilitating active therapy. Their primary use is as one component of a comprehensive treatment plan that includes medication, physical therapy, and education in body mechanics. Electrodiagnostic testing provides information about muscles and nerves helping the physician arrive at a diagnosis. Technology has made it possible to record electrical activity of muscles and nerves (other electrical tissues) throughout the body.

Physical therapy is an integral and vital part of our rehabilitation program for Bronx back pain treatment. Therapeutic exercise is the use of exercise for stretching muscles and joints, or strengthening muscles to gain increased power, endurance and stabilization. These exercises also maintain strength and prevent further injuries. If you have had an accident, have sustained an injury, or have a specific medical condition that could benefit from physical therapy, come and see our experienced pain management team. Our Bronx back pain treatment mission is to get you well and keep you strong and healthy so you can return to an active lifestyle.

5676 Riverdale Ave, Suite 103
Bronx, NY 10471
(718) 884-1200

Riverdale NY Hand Therapy

If you are suffering with some type of hand pain, or arthritis of the hand, you will want to visit us at The Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Center. Patients come to see us for Riverdale NY hand therapy and many other types of rehabilitative care, including care for spine problems and other orthopedic and neuromuscular conditions.

Riverdale NY hand therapy

Riverdale NY hand therapy

At our center we are a diagnostic and treatment facility which provides non-operative treatment or physical therapy and occupational therapy. If you are in need of Riverdale NY hand therapy for carpal tunnel syndrome or arthritis of the hand, you will definitely benefit by seeing our highly trained hand therapist. Our center has a multidisciplinary outpatient facility which has physiatrists, physical therapists, occupational therapist, and massage therapists available. Our goal is to help you reduce any hand pain, including arthritis pain, without the need for any type of surgery. Our occupational therapist will be able to help you achieve relief from your hand pain, whether it is caused by arthritis or some other problem such as carpal tunnel syndrome. Carpal tunnel syndrome can cause pain in the hand and wrist. It is caused by damage or pressure to the nerves. Carpal tunnel syndrome is a problem which affects almost 5% of the population. Certain factors can increase your likelihood of getting carpal tunnel syndrome including diabetes, obesity, pregnancy, or having a job where you use your fingers and hands a lot. Along with pain, patients may feel a numbness or tingling in the fingers or feel and aching pain in the hand and wrist. Sometimes these symptoms get worse at night or when performing certain activities such as driving. There are several tests that can be performed by our doctor to help diagnose the condition. Hand and wrist exercises can help with this condition, and a splint may be recommended.

For an appointment to meet with our hand therapist for Riverdale NY hand therapy, contact us today.

5676 Riverdale Avenue, Suite 103
Bronx, NY 10471
(718) 884-1200