Extensive studies have proven that acupuncture has been successfully used to treat back and neck pain, osteoarthritis and knee pain, as well as all forms of headaches, such as migraines, without the use of pharmaceutical drugs. Acupuncture can be your first stop in the treatment and prevention of such debilitating ailments.
Chiropractic care professionals provide diagnosis and treatments that primarily focus on musculoskeletal disorders. The most common symptoms that chiropractors treat is pain in the back, neck, joints, legs and spine.
A herniated disk, bone spur, or narrowing of the spine can cause pressure on the sciatic nerve, leading to inflammation, pain, and often numbness in the leg. There are many painful symptoms associated with sciatica, and if you have the condition, it can be felt from just above the buttocks down to the feet.
Massage therapy is a proven way to manage a wide variety of mental and physical ailments, as well as providing an overall increase to your quality of life. A professional masseuse can help tackle problems such as anxiety, stress, insomnia, headaches, digestive disorders, and certain muscle and ligament injuries.
Our experienced team understands that some injuries you might have suffered can greatly inhibit your ability to perform daily tasks. In such cases, physical therapy can provide you with the care to function properly again.
You may think that you can treat painful condition all by yourself but pain management doctors can manage the situation in a better and effectual way. In addition to treating pain effectively, professionals can excellently address the root cause of a problem.
Radicular pain is often secondary to compression or inflammation of a spinal nerve. When the pain radiates down the back of the leg to the calf or foot, it would in lay terms be described as sciatica. This type of pain is often deep and steady, and can usually be reproduced with certain activities and positions, such as sitting or walking.
Scoliosis is a medical condition in which a person’s spine curves in an “S” or “C” shape, and affects more than 3 million people each year. In some cases, treatment is required to prevent serious spinal damage. Mild curvatures can develop in children without causing pain, so it’s important to look out for signs and symptoms of scoliosis in order to get proper treatment.
A condition that involves pressure or stretching entrapment of the ulnar nerve caused by pressure or excessive stretching, common symptoms are numbness or tingling in the ring and small fingers, forearm shooting pain, reduced hand grip, difficulty bending or stretching fingers, and in severe cases hand weakness.
An estimated 40% of the population today will experience sciatica, with those suffering from acute or chronic back pain at a higher risk. A herniated disk, bone spur, or narrowing of the spine can cause pressure on the sciatic nerve, leading to inflammation, pain, and often numbness in the leg.
When there is a disc slippage or disc bulging, this causes the fluid/water to protrude through the disc wall which can cause pressure on nearby nerves causing mild or no pain, numbness and tingling, treatment is usually conservative consisting of pain meds and physical therapy.
Musculoskeletal Wellness Clinic is located in Forest Hills, Queens, NYC and serves patients in the Forest Hills, Rego Park, Kew Gardens, Flushing, Briar Woods, Jamaica, and Richmond Hills areas with pain management treatments like physical therapy, chiropractic care, massage therapy and acupuncture.