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Understanding Your Pain
Proper Diagnosis

MSR New York pain doctors offer pain management treatments for patients with acute or chronic pain.


Why see a physiatrist? A physiatrist is a medical doctor who specializes in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R).

PM&R is a medical specialty that restores function to people with injuries or debilitating conditions.

Board-certified physiatrists diagnosis and treat all types of musculoskeletal disorders that cause pain,

Some patients are referred to a physiatrist because symptoms of pain, numbness, tingling or prickling sensations, weakness, fatigue or sensitivity that cannot be explained by standard diagnostic testing.

Pain Management Injuries and Conditions Include:
Chronic Back and Neck Pain
Acute and Chronic Radiculopathy
Complex Regional Pain Syndrome (CRPS)
Disc Disorders
Facet Joint Syndrome
Musculoskeletal Pain
Myofascial Pain Syndrome
Neuromuscular Diseases
Peripheral Nerve Injuries
Post-traumatic Orthopaedic Injuries
Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
Spine injury
Work-related Injuries

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"I want to say that your office consists of some of the most professional and caring people that I have ever encountered. I will recommend your practice to anyone who may require such services …"

TOP 10 REASONS to Visit a Physiatrist

  • 1. Physiatry is a medical specialty
  • 2. Physiatrists are medical doctors (M.D.s and D.O.s)
  • 3. Physiatrists treat the whole person, not just a condition
  • 4. Physiatrists use the latest treatments and modalities
  • 5. No problem is ever too small or too big for a physiatrist
  • 6. Physiatry treatment is highly individualized to meet the specific needs of the patient
  • 7. Physiatry can often help people avoid surgery
  • 8. The physiatrist's job is restore as much function and independence as possible—to put the pieces of people's lives back together
  • 9. The physiatrist works with a team of health care professionals that includes physicians of other medical specialties, and therapists
  • 10. Physiatrists can help with acute and chronic pain management issues