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Specialties: Pain Management, Anesthesiology.

Dr. Sekhar Upadhyayula, MD and Dr. Mikhail Kogan MD

Dr. Sekhar and Dr. Mikhail Kogan are member of American Society of Anesthesiologists.

Pain Solutions New York -

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Epidural Steroid Injection

The Epidural Steroid Injection is a procedure where numbing medicine (anesthetic) and anti- inflammatory medicine (steroid) is injected into the epidural space to treat pain caused by irritation of the spinal nerves.

Cervical Facet Joint Injection

The Cervical Facet Joint Injection is a procedure used to block or decrease pain caused by problems in the upper (neck area) spine.

Sciatica Understanding Causes & Treatment

If you have ever veteran severe pain in your buttock or back of your thigh, then you will already be painfully aware of the term "sciatica," or "sciatic nerve."

The sciatic nerve (pronounced) may be a long, thick nerve (about as thick as your thumb) that extends from the middle of the buttock, down the rear side of the higher leg. as a result of the sciatic nerve is therefore massive, once it's broken, inflamed, or irritated, it is terribly painful.

Based on the very fact that you simply are reading this text, {chances are chances are high that} that you simply are cognizant of the severe pain, numbness, and loss of operate that accompanies "sciatica."

The good news is - the physical therapists and doctors at Forest Hills Rehabilitation will help!

The sciatic nerve like all peripheral nerves, starts as nerve roots from your spinal cord. The nerve roots exit between the bones in your lower back (see low back anatomy), and eventually contribute to the large sciatic nerve that exits underneath an outsized muscle within the buttock known as the piriformis. In some patients the sciatic nerve lies directly underneath the piriformis muscle, in others it truly pierces the muscle.

If there's injury or irritation at any purpose on the sciatic nerve pathway, the nerve will become inflamed, and symptomatic.

Disc injuries (herniated disc - bulging disc), bone misalignment, swelling, ligament instability, muscle imbalances - as well as spasm, weakness, and injury, are all doable causes of sciatica.

Since there are such a large amount of potentialities that will cause sciatica, symptoms ought to be rigorously evaluated by a trained practician with years of expertise.

Although ten patients could have the precise same symptoms and ultimately diagnosed with "sciatica" there may probably be ten completely different causes, and in theory ten completely different treatments.

Signs of sciatica embody pain, numbness, tingling, weakness, or spasm within the buttock and back of the thigh, lower leg, feet and toes.

If you have got been suffering with symptoms of sciatica, like back or leg pain, symptom and tingling, burning or weakness for over 3 days you wish to consult one in all our mean clinicians these days.

For over a decade, the physical therapists, chiropractors and medical doctors at Forest Hills Rehabilitation are serving to patients similar to you, suffering with sciatica and connected symptoms.

Our skilled physical therapists work closely with supervision medical physicians to offer a range of various treatment choices for you.

We are simply accessible by public transportation, provide early morning, late evening, and weekend hours, and settle for most insurance plans.

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