Amputee Rehabilitation

Amputee Rehabilitation

Activities to help improve motor skills, restore activities of daily living (ADLs), and help the patient reach maximum independence. Exercises that promote muscle strength, endurance, and control. Pain management for both post-operative and phantom pain (a sensation of pain that occurs below the level of the amputation).

Read More

Elderly hands holding a cane.

Arthritis

Arthritis is characterized by painful inflammation and stiffness of the joints.

Read More

Cancer Rehabilitation

Cancer Rehabilitation

Our doctors primarily help patients find relief with prescription and non-prescription pain medications. This requires an ongoing dialogue with patients and their care teams to ensure drugs are working as intended, while balancing and managing potentially harmful medication-related side effects. Our pain management physicians may also use nerve block therapies, implanted pain pumps or trigger… Continue Reading →

Read More

Man driving a car in traffic

Car Accident Injuries

Car accident injuries often come with a great deal of pain.

Read More

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiac Rehabilitation

Cardiac Rehabilitation is a branch of rehab dealing with optimizing physical function and pain in patients related to cardiac disease or recent surgery. Here at CNY Spine and Pain Medicine, LLC., we offer Phase 4 of Cardiac Rehabilitation which includes routine maintenance after a cardiac event. Please feel free to make an appointment to discuss… Continue Reading →

Read More

Someone receiving a hand massage.

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a painful condition of the hand and fingers caused by compression of a major nerve where it passes over the carpal bones through a passage at the front of the wrist, alongside the flexor tendons of the hand.

Read More

Coccydynia

Coccydynia

Coccydynia refers to pain originating from the coccyx, or tailbone pain. In most cases, the pain is thought to be caused by an unstable coccyx, which results in chronic inflammation of the sacro-coccygeal joint.

Read More

Women holding her elbow in pain.

Elbow, Wrist and & Pain

Caused by tendinitis, sprains or fractures from sudden injuries, or by disease or injury affecting any of the structures in the hand.

Read More

focus photography of woman facing tree

Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia is a chronic disorder characterized by widespread musculoskeletal pain, fatigue, and tenderness in localized areas.

Read More

man sitting on sofa against wall holding his head

Headaches

Headache is a pain in any region of the head. Headaches may occur on one or both sides of the head, be isolated to a certain location, radiate across the head from one point, or have a viselike quality.

Read More

Person having their knee taped

Hip & Knee Pain

Hip pain is a common complaint that can be caused by a wide variety of problems. The precise location of your hip pain can provide valuable clues about the underlying cause.

Read More

Man standing shirtless with his back to the camera.

Low Back Pain

Pain in the lower back area that can relate to problems with the lumbar spine, the discs between the vertebrae, the ligaments around the spine and discs, the spinal cord and nerves, muscles of the low back, internal organs of the pelvis and abdomen, or the skin covering the lumbar area.

Read More

Movement and Balance Disorders (Parkinsons)

Movement and Balance Disorders (Parkinsons)

Coordination disorders result from malfunction of the cerebellum, the part of the brain that coordinates voluntary movements and controls balance. The cerebellum malfunctions, causing loss of coordination. Often, people cannot control their arms and legs, making them take wide, unsteady steps when they walk.

Read More

Multiple Sclerosis

For many years, the medical community did not support the idea that pain could be caused by the effects of MS, but physicians today recognize that pain is a common symptom. Surveys for patient pain indicate that the most common pain syndromes experienced in MS are: continuous burning in extremities; headache; back pain; and painful… Continue Reading →

Read More

Women receiving a connective tissue massage.

Musculoskeletal Injuries

Musculoskeletal pain in the human musculoskeletal system, including the joints, ligaments, muscles, nerves, tendons, and structures that support limbs, neck and back.

Read More

Myofascial Pain

Myofascial Pain

Myofascial pain refers to pain caused by muscular irritation.

Read More

Skeleton showing the vertebrae in the neck.

Neck Pain

Neck pain can result from disorders of any of the structures in the neck, including nerves, muscles, blood vessels, lymphatic organs, thyroid gland, or parathyroid glands.

Read More

Neuron / Nerve

Nerve Pain Disorder

Nerve Pain Disorder or Neuropathic pain is a chronic pain condition. It’s usually the result of, or accompanied by, an injury, disease, or infection.

Read More

Runner stopped to hold upper leg

Numbness/Tingling in the Leg or Arm

Numbness is a symptom in which a person loses feeling in a particular part of their body.

Read More

Pain After Failed Back Surgery

Failed Back Surgery Syndrome (FBSS) refers to a subset of patients who have new or persistent pain after spinal surgery for back or leg pain.

Read More

Abstract image of nerve cells.

Sciatica

Sciatica refers to pain that radiates along the path of the sciatic nerve, which branches from your lower back through your hips and buttocks and down each leg. Typically, sciatica affects only one side of your body.

Read More

Women showing her shoulders and back muscles.

Shoulder Pain

Shoulder pain: Pain in the shoulder due to an injury or disease. An injury can involve the ligaments, bursae, or tendons surrounding the shoulder joint, the cartilage, menisci (plural for meniscus), or bones of the joint.

Read More

Spasticity

Spasticity

Spasticity as a motor disorder is a result of injury to the brain and/or the spinal cord. Its gradual development is caused by a group of neurophysiologic mechanisms emerging after central nervous system (CNS) injury. It affects patients with cerebrovascular episodes, traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, multiple sclerosis (MS), and others.

Read More

Spinal Cord Injury and Related Complications

Spinal Cord Injury and Related Complications

A spinal cord injury — damage to any part of the spinal cord or nerves at the end of the spinal canal (cauda equina) — often causes permanent changes in strength, sensation and other body functions below the site of the injury. If you’ve recently experienced a spinal cord injury, it might seem like every… Continue Reading →

Read More

American football player holding American football in field

Sports Related Injuries

Bruises, strains, sprains, tears, and broken bones can result from sports injuries. Soft tissues like muscles, ligaments, tendons, fascia, and bursae may be affected.

Read More

Occupational rehab and therapy.

Stroke Rehabilitation

Stroke rehabilitation is an important part of recovery after stroke. Find out what’s involved in stroke rehabilitation. The goal of stroke rehabilitation is to help you relearn skills you lost when a stroke affected part of your brain.

Read More

Man holding his head

Stroke Related Complications

Here at CNY Spine and Pain Medicine, we can teach you techniques to cope with chronic post stroke related pain.

Read More

Total Joint Replacement

Relieving pain is an essential part of any joint replacement surgical plan. The benefits of pain relief include: Increased patient comfort. Every joint replacement patient has some degree of post-operative pain, and effectively managing that pain can significantly affect patient comfort. Earlier rehabilitation. A patient whose pain is under control and is more likely to… Continue Reading →

Read More

Man working on a job site.

Work Related Injuries

A work related injury is an injury or illness caused, contributed or significantly aggravated by events or exposures in the work environment.

Read More