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At Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation of NY & CT, we help patients with a variety of medical conditions. From chronic back and neck pain to traumatic injuries, our team of specialists are uniquely qualified to help ease pain and help you function, move and live better. Below is a list of the conditions we treat.

Ankle Pain

Ankle pain refers to any type of pain or discomfort a person may feel in their ankles. The pain could be caused by an injury, such as a fracture or sprain, or by a medical condition, such as arthritis and…

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Arthritis

If you suffer from throbbing joints and stiff, arthritic movement, you’re not alone. Arthritis is the most common form of disability for Americans over age 50, affecting roughly one in five adults — and the numbers are growing. Arthritis is…

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Bulging Disc

A bulging disc, also known as a herniated disc, is a condition that occurs when the soft center of a spinal disc pushes through a crack in the tough exterior casing. Some bulging discs cause no symptoms, while others can…

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Bursitis

Bursitis, also known as bursa inflammation, is the inflammation of fluid-filled pads that act as cushions at the joints. Bursitis typically occurs at the knees, shoulders, elbows and hips. However, a person may experience bursitis by the heel and the…

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome is a condition that causes pain, numbness and tingling in the hand and arm. The carpal tunnel is a narrow passageway in the wrist that is made of tendons, ligaments and bones. It protects the median nerve…

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Degenerative Disc Disease

Degenerative disc disease, or (DDD), is a form of osteoarthritis of the spine, typically in the neck or lower back. It is a condition of the discs between vertebrae with loss of cushioning, fragmentation and herniation. Symptoms of Degenerative Disc…

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder that is characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain and fatigue. While the cause of fibromyalgia is unknown, it can be treated and managed through medical and self-care interventions. Symptoms of Fibromyalgia The most common symptoms of…

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Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder, also referred to as adhesive capsulitis, is a condition that causes stiffness and pain in the shoulder joint. Symptoms typically begin gradually, worsen over time and then resolve within one to three years. Symptoms of Frozen Shoulder A…

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Headaches

Headaches are a common health problem that cause a throbbing, uncomfortable and distracting pain in the head. There are many different kinds of headaches that cause different symptoms. Types of headaches There are more than 150 types of headaches, and…

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Knee Pain

The knee is one of the largest joints in the body and is highly vulnerable to problems stemming from overuse, traumatic injury, or underlying conditions, such as arthritis. Knee pain can limit function and mobility, making it hard to perform…

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Lower Back Pain

The lumbar spine, or low back, consists of interconnecting bones, joints, nerves, ligaments, and muscles that work together to provide support, strength, and flexibility. Due to its complex structure, the low back is susceptible to injury. The lower back has…

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Neck Pain

The bones, ligaments, and muscles of the neck support the weight of the head, allow for motion and protect the spinal cord and nerves. Many people experience neck pain or stiffness occasionally, which is often due to poor posture or…

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Pain, Tingling and Numbness in The Extremities

Numbness or tingling in the arms or legs may be due to a variety of reasons, such as sitting or lying in a position that puts too much pressure on the nerves or reduces blood flow. However, if a person…

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Pinched Nerve

A pinched nerve occurs when surrounding bone, muscle or other body tissues place too much pressure on a nearby nerve. This pressure disrupts the normal functioning of the nerve. As a result, the individual can feel a variety of physical…

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Plantar Fasciitis

Plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of the thick band of tissue that connects the heel bone to the toes. Those who suffer from plantar fasciitis typically experience a stabbing pain near the heel. Swelling or tenderness are also common symptoms…

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Sciatica

A sciatic nerve, the longest and widest nerve in the body, runs from the lower back, through the buttocks, and down each leg before ending just below the knees. These nerves control the muscles in the lower legs and supply…

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Scoliosis

Scoliosis is an abnormal, sideways curvature of the spine. The normal shape of a person’s spine has an “S”-like curve when looking at it from the side. Viewed from behind, the spine should appear as a straight line from the…

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Shoulder Impingement

Shoulder pain is a common complaint, and impingement is often the cause. Shoulder impingement is a condition in which the tendons of the rotator cuff are pinched. The rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that attach the…

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Sports Injury

Sports injuries occur due to trauma or overuse of the muscles or joints. The majority of sports injuries are caused by minor trauma involving the muscles, tendons, ligaments, and bones. The most common sports injuries include: Sprains A sprain is…

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Tendinitis

Tendinitis is a condition in which the tissue connecting muscle to bone becomes inflamed. Though tendinitis can occur in any of the tendons, it is the most common around the shoulders, elbows, wrists, knees and heels. The condition typically stems…

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Torn Rotator Cuff

A rotator cuff is a group of muscles and tendons that stabilize the shoulder joint and allow a person to lift and rotate the arms. A tear in the rotator cuff is commonly found in people who repeatedly perform the…

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Upper Back Pain

Upper back pain is not as common as low back pain or neck pain because this part of the back does not flex or move as much as the bones in the lower back. However, there are many causes of…

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Pain in the Groin and Lower Back

Pain in the groin and lower back have a variety of symptoms, including a burning sensation, a dull aching pain, or a sharp pain. Groin and lower back pain may also be associated with muscle spasms of the large muscles…

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Pain in Back and Neck When Swallowing

The experience of feeling pain when swallowing can be unnerving. Trying to find the cause of this pain can be difficult. Understanding The Pain You Feel Pain felt when swallowing usually comes on suddenly. What triggers this pain is sometimes…

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Shoulder Blade or Scapula Pain and Treaments

Following activity, it’s entirely normal to experience pain in the shoulder blade or scapula. Within a few days, this usually goes away on its own. But if the pain recurs, is persistent, or interferes with your lifestyle, it might be…

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Knee Pain Treatment and Causes

Knee pain has an annoying habit of getting in life’s way. Before you know it, you’re no longer doing things that make your life fun and functional, like picking up a dropped pen, playing kickball, or moving that filing cabinet…

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Joint Pain Causes and Treatments

Joints connect bones and are essential to movement. Constant usage makes joints prone to injury and over-exertion. The resulting damage can cause a great deal of suffering. Soreness and pain in joints stem from many disparate origins and causes. However,…

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Interactive Spine Map

Interactive Spine Map Anatomy of the Spine The spinal column is the center for control of our posture and provides stability when we stand. It also allows for flexibility, so that we can do different things such as stand or…

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Chiropractic Care and Pregnancy

During pregnancy your posture, center of gravity, and body mass change as the fetus develops. There is also a loosening of the ligaments, which hold the bones together, especially where the pelvis and spine connect. The average weight gain of 25…

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Common Ailments

Use links below to jump to a specific ailment Bursitis Symptoms Torn Rotator Cuff Sciatic Nerve Pain Knee Pain Neck & Shoulder Pain Bulging Disc Arthritis Relief Pinched Nerve Low Back Pain Foot Pain due to Plantar Fasciitis Degenerative Disc…

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Common Disorders We Treat

Arthritis From the Chiropractic perspective, a poorly functioning spinal column is the cause of many different ailments. Whether a traumatic injury, wear and tear, or any other stress, the nervous system can stop working at its ultimate capacity. That can…

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Arthritis Pain and Treatment

If you suffer from throbbing joints and stiff, arthritic movement, you’re not alone. Arthritis is the most common form of disability for Americans over age 50, affecting roughly one in five adults—and the numbers are growing. Arthritis is actually an…

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