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The Nation’s Top Back Center Answers Your Questions About Chronic Back Pain

May 01, 2020
At your yearly high school reunion, the banner above the banquet hall reads, “Welcome back!” The modestly-decorated room is head and shoulders above your old high school gym,which is where most of your old dances took place. You feel a lot more confident now then you did as a sweaty teenager, and begin to ease into the evening chatting with old friends. Once the DJ gets the set pumping, you decide that you just have to shake it a little to Sir Mix a Lot. You’re laughing and remembering the words easily, but when you go to drop it low like you used to, you find out that baby’s got back…pain.

What just happened? Back pain can strike at any moment, either on the dance floor or after an unexpected injury or fall. Once you say goodnight and head back to your hotel room, you begin to do some research about the top back centers in the nation, knowing that it’s time you schedule an appointment. You see “Spine Center of Brevard”, Dr. Datta back center”, “Bethesda Chiropractic”, “Health Partners Back and Neck Clinic”,  “Dr. Suan Ville”, and “chiropractor Erie Pa.” None of these work with where you live in the tri-state area, so you make sure to include “best back center in NYC and NJ.” Now, Pain Treatment Specialists appear at the top of every list. This is because their Harvard trained back pain doctors are currently the best back institutes in New York City and New Jersey. You decide after a fitful night’s sleep to schedule an appointment in the morning with their back and neck clinic

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What Back Pain Treatments Can a Back Center Offer?

When you visit a back and neck clinic, your back pain doctor will discuss one of the many options available for back pain treatment. At our cutting-edge back and neck centers in NYC and NJ, you’ll find a wide variety of back pain treatments that are not only highly-effective, but also minimally-invasive. Here are some of the back pain relief treatments used at Pain Treatment Specialists:

  • Lumbar Epidural: This very effective back pain treatment combines a corticosteroid and a local anesthetic for maximum pain relief with minimal discomfort. For patients who experience sciatica or lower back pain, a lumbar epidural provides back pain relief that is long-lasting.
  • Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Injection: The sacroiliac joint, located in the lower back, is a common source of lower back pain.A sacroiliac joint injection can only be performed by board certified back pain doctors at a back center. Your pain doctor uses a special x-ray to determine the precise location of your sacroiliac joint, and then guides a local anesthetic into this joint. An SI joint injection reduces pain and swelling almost instantly.
  • Lumbar Radiofrequency Ablation: This state of the art back pain treatment uses heat energy to treat the back. For patients suffering from neck and back pain, lumbar radiofrequency ablation delivers heat energy to the precise nerve that is causing pain. This blocks the pain signals being sent by the affected nerve to the brain, which reduces back and neck pain.
A neck and back pain clinic helps patients dealing with chronic pain issues. Which back and neck pain clinic should you choose? At Pain Treatment Specialists, our top-rated back centers in NY and NJ help patients return to a pain-free life with minimally-invasive back pain treatments.

If you’re ready to show your old friends what you’ve got on the dance floor at next year’s reunion, schedule an appointment at Pain Treatment Specialists, the top back center in NY and NJ.

Who Are the Top Physicians For Neck and Back Pain?

As seen in your first online search, there are many physicians for neck and back pain. However, the difference between many of those doctors and the team at Pain Treatment Specialists is that all of our doctors specialize in pain medicine and interventional pain treatments. They have years of experience studying and applying the latest back pain treatments that do not involve surgery or narcotics. Here is one of our top back pain doctors at our back and neck pain center:

  • Michael Nguyen: Dr. Nguyen is not only a top back pain doctor in NYC and NJ, his reputation as a pain medicine specialist has garnered attention worldwide. He is truly a pioneer in the field of interventional pain medicine, with many pain treatments on the market today existing because of his careful research and practice. As a graduate of Harvard Medical School, Dr. Nguyen’s client list includes celebrities, patients who travel from across the globe, as well as NYC and NJ residents seeking back pain relief.

Not only are the back pain doctors at Pain Treatment Specialists leaders in the field of pain medicine, they are also kind and compassionate pain doctors. Know that all of the doctors on the team are chosen for their excellent bedside manners, as well as their top-notch experience and education.

How Do I Describe Neck and Back Pain to a Doctor?

This might sound like a self explanatory topic, but knowing the right terms and descriptions to describe your back pain is incredibly useful when speaking with your pain doctor. If you’re new to the sensation of back pain, you may struggle with the correct working to describe what you’re feeling. On the other hand, if you’ve lived with chronic back pain for a while, then how do you describe something that you deal with every day? Our back pain doctors recommend the following tips for describing your back pain:

  1. Keep a Log of Your Back Pain: If you could revisit your teenage diary, it probably wouldn’t include entries about your aching back. This record doesn’t serve as a place for you to write down and memorize song lyrics, but rather as a way for you to chronicle your day with back pain. Are there certain times when you feel more or less pain? Does walking, running, climbing stairs, or bending over hurt, or not? Do you feel more back pain relief when sitting, standing, or reclining? If you have a few days, or even a few weeks to chronicle your back pain, this is an effective discussion tool.
  2. Score Your Pain: Your pain doctor knows that each patient has a different threshold for pain. Score your pain on a 1-10 scale, with one being non-existent and 10 being unbearable. This would be a great companion to your back pain log, where you could score how different movements or activities feel.

Don’t let another set of 90’s jams cross the dance floor without you right in the middle of it! Contact Pain Treatment Specialists, the top back center in NY and NJ, to see how our back pain doctors can help you both pop, and lock it… all without pain!


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Dr. George Hanna

Harvard Medical School | NY & NJ Pain Specialist

Dr. George Hanna is a nationally recognized pain management specialist and double Certified in anesthesiology, as well as interventional pain management and pain medicine.

Dr. Hanna received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. He completed anesthesiology residency at Massachusetts General Hospital – Harvard Medical School and a pain management fellowship at Brigham and Women’s Hospital – Harvard Medical School. Dr. Hanna was then appointed Clinical Instructor of Anesthesia at Harvard Medical School – training new graduates for over 3 years in anesthesiology and pain management techniques at Massachusetts General Hospital.

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Dr. Michael Nguyen

Harvard Medical School | NY & NJ Pain Specialist

Dr. Michael Nguyen is world renowned in Pain Medicine. Dr. Michael completed his residency and advanced Pain fellowship training at Harvard Medical School.

During his tenure at Harvard, Dr. Michael was awarded the “Mentor of the Year” and also “Teacher of the Year” award. After graduating, Dr. Michael taught for two years at Harvard – training new graduates on the latest modern advances in interventional pain management for multiple pain ailments.

You can book a consultation with Dr. Michael at our Pain Treatment Center in New York or NJ.

Dr. Nguyen

Dr. Shane J. Volney

Harvard Medical School | NY Pain Specialist

Dr. Volney is passionately devoted to improving the quality of life of his patients through a unique, balanced approach to pain relief treatment. Understanding the major impact of pain on an individual’s energy, sleep, mood, relationships, and general well-being.

Dr. Volney is double board certified in Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine by the American Board of Anesthesiology. He is currently seeing patients at our Pain Treatment Centers in New Jersey and New York City. Most pain treatments are covered by all major medical insurances and Medicare.

Dr. Volney

Dr. Laura Lombardi

Harvard Medical School | New Jersey Pain Specialist

Dr. Lombardi is double board certified in both Anesthesiology and Pain Medicine. She specializes in the treatment of back, neck, and joint pain. By using a range of minimally invasive modalities as well as advanced procedures, she helps patients achieve a pain free life without the need for complicated surgeries. 

Dr. Lombardi will be offering her pain treatment services in Clifton, New Jersey. 

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The Nation’s Top Back Center Answers Your Questions About Chronic Back Pain ultima modifica: 2020-04-30T08:47:29-04:00 da JJ Madrigal