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Finding Treatment for Knee Pain Near Me is Easy at Pain Treatment Specialists

January 27, 2021


If you suffer from an autoimmune condition like rheumatoid arthritis, you know that knee pain goes along with the territory when your knee joint is inflamed. You’re reluctant to consult an orthopedic doctor or orthopedics near me because you fear that knee replacement surgery is going to be your only option. You’ve spent hours online trying to find your best pain treatment options. Your search history is littered with phrases like “neurologist vs. rheumatologist”, “rheumatologist vs orthopedist”, “when should I see a rheumatologist”, “does a rheumatologist treat back pain”, and “difference between orthopedic and rheumatologist.” You’re seeking an answer for how to deal with your chronic knee pain issues without surgery, and want to explore interventional pain treatments for your sore and swollen knee joints.

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During one search for “the best pain management doctors for knee pain near me”, Pain Treatment Specialists appears at the top of your search list. You see that their pain specialists are all board certified and Harvard trained, and also utilize the types of treatments that relieve chronic pain symptoms without resorting to surgery. This is exactly the answer to your quest for long-lasting pain relief in your area, and scheduling an appointment at a knee pain clinic near your home is easy at Pain Treatment Specialists. Once you book an appointment, you’re paired with a personal concierge who assists you with insurance confirmation and finding an appointment that works around your busy schedule. You finally feel optimistic that your knee joint pain is going to be a thing of the past after your appointment at Pain Treatment Specialists.

Chronic knee pain caused by a knee injury, rheumatoid arthritis, or knee joint injury is easily treated by interventional pain treatments. The knee pain doctors at Pain Treatment Specialists treat knee pain near me at their pain clinics in NYC and northern NJ. By using minimally invasive knee pain treatments, our pain management doctors avoid invasive surgery through effective pain management treatments.

What are the Best Treatments for Knee Pain Near Me?

If you live in northern NJ or NYC, finding the best treatments for knee pain near your home or work are found at Pain Treatment Specialists. Unlike meeting with an orthopedic surgeon or rheumatologist, you do not need a referral to meet with a pain specialist at Pain Treatment Specialists. Do you need a referral to see a rheumatologist? Yes, and from your experience, it takes a long time to finally find an opening and schedule an appointment. This isn’t the case at Pain Treatment Specialists, where your personal concierge is able to quickly schedule an appointment where you can discuss our minimally invasive knee pain treatments such as:

  • Steroid Injections: A corticosteroid injection is an excellent way to reduce pain and swelling for several weeks, if not months. This type of injection treats knee pain with a localized injection of a steroid medicine, which curbs inflammation and pain. Your pain doctor identifies the area for injection, uses a topical numbing spray preceded by sterilizing the site, and then administers the injection. You’ll be up and on your feet right after your appointment.
  • Nerve Blocks: Your knee’s genicular nerves are responsible for transmitting pain signals to your brain. During this procedure, your pain doctor identifies 2-3 sites around your knee where the nerve block is needed, and administers a local anesthetic to numb your genicular nerves. Numbed nerves mean no pain signals, and you’ll feel tremendous knee pain relief.

Our pain clinics also offer platelet rich plasma PRP, physical therapy, and lubricant injections as part of our treatment plans. Schedule an appointment at Pain Treatment Specialists and consult with one of our expert pain doctors for a customized knee pain treatment plan.

Who are the Top Pain Management Doctors That Treat Knee Pain?

You don’t need to scour the internet with endless searches to find the best treatment for knee pain in your area. By contacting the pain doctors at Pain Treatment Specialists, you’re connecting with the best pain management doctors not only in your area, but also in the country. All of our pain doctors are carefully vetted to ensure not only the highest qualifications, but also an exceptional bedside manner. The difference between a pain management doctor and an orthopedist or orthopedic doctor is that an orthopedic doctor uses surgery as their primary treatment for knee pain. This is because their background and training focuses on perfecting knee surgery, and not on finding ways to avoid it. The opposite is true about the pain doctors at Pain Treatment Specialists, who spend their careers focused on interventional knee pain treatments. Some of the top board certified knee pain doctors at Pain Treatment Specialists include:

  • Dr. George Hanna: “Dr. Hanna and staff are top-notch professionals” says one patient review. This is evidenced by Dr. Hanna’s depth of background in the field of pain medicine, where he formerly held the position of Director of Pain Innovations and Technology at Harvard Medical School. He is often requested as a speaker at national medical conferences on emerging pain treatments, and authors textbook chapters on anesthesiology and pain medicine.
  • Dr. Shane Volney: One patient describes Dr. Volney as “truly the most caring, detail oriented doctor” who “spends extra time explaining the ‘whys’ and the ‘hows’” of your diagnosis and treatment. This calls back to Dr. Volney’s time as a Clinical Instructor at Harvard Medical School, where he taught and assessed the topics of pain medicine, anesthesiology, and palliative care.

Dr. Volney and Dr. Hanna are just two of the outstanding pain doctors at our pain clinics in northern NJ and NYC. Contact Pain Treatment Specialists and see how our pain doctors make you feel at ease during your consultations.

How Can I Treat Knee Pain At Home?

When you suffer from rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, or other chronic knee joint conditions, having a game plan for at-home pain treatments is essential. First, over the counter pain medicines like ibuprofen and aspirin are a great help for short-term pain relief. Next, keep your knee moving with gentle exercises and movements like yoga, tai chi, or swimming. Finally, the RICE (rest, ice, compress, and elevate) sequence of treatments are effective for reducing pain and swelling in your knee.

Book an appointment at Pain Treatment Specialists and find a customized knee pain treatment that provides effective pain relief from rheumatoid arthritis, osteoarthritis, and other knee joint issues.

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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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Finding Treatment for Knee Pain Near Me is Easy at Pain Treatment Specialists ultima modifica: 2021-01-27T06:24:19-05:00 da JJ Madrigal