The two common injuries that I’d like to focus on are elbow related with both medial and lateral epicondylitis better known as tennis & golfer’s elbow. I will also review lower back pain injuries specifically disc related injuries and facetogenic related injuries. Medial epicondylitis, more commonly known as golfers elbow is a very common
Every year about this time we see several common running injuries present themselves here at New York Pain Medicine & Physical Therapy. As New Yorkers train for marathons, we tend to increase our mileage which in turn increases our potential for injury. When the body fails as a result of the extra stress that comes
Dr. Allen is the Medical Director of New York Pain Medicine, a facility that provides physical therapy on site. One of the things that differentiates us is that everybody here is working here as a team.As the medical director, he is in constant contact with the therapists and acupuncturist to ensure that their vision for each patient’s treatment
… … … … After years in pain resulting from a horseback riding accident, Taryn finally found pain relief at New York Pain Medicine. Her diagnosis and treatment by Dr Douglas Allen was specifically what Taryn needed to alleviate her chronic pain. Her follow up visits with Physical Therapy at New York Pain Medicine has
Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction Part 2: Prevention and Treatment At New York Pain Medicine we think it’s part of our job to keep our patients informed and able to make educated decisions as to their course of treatment. Our last post involved Symptoms and Causes of Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction and, as promised, in this sequel, we
Runner’s Injuries: Prevention and Treatment – Part II At New York Pain Medicine, we want you to have the life you deserve – which includes finding the greatest possible pleasure and recreation through sports. Throughout the year we will feature various posts on ways to maintain your overall health and strength as you apply yourself
Running Injury Symptoms, Treatment and Prevention At New York Pain Medicine, we know that running is one of the easiest ways to stay fit. It is also one of the easiest ways to develop an injury. You will routinely find us blogging on the subject of running, and how to take advantage of this powerful
Computing With A Healthy Back There are so many good things about computers – and the way they have changed our lives with greater access to our families, friends, and immense amounts of information. Increasingly a part of our lives – who hasn’t at least checked their email today? The down side to computers is
Carpal tunnel syndrome is one of the most commonly sustained overuse injuries. In fact, research by the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics show that the median number of days away from work was the highest for workers suffering from carpal tunnel syndrome. While your pain management doctor can help alleviate your symptoms, there are several steps you can take to help prevent it from developing.
A number of joint, muscle, and tendon injuries are caused by isolated incidents of trauma or direct blows to the body. However, a number of other conditions—including tennis and golf elbow—are caused by overuse. Fortunately, an experienced pain management specialist can help determine the underlying cause of your injury and offer a number of treatment methods.