Pain Management for Staten Island, NY
Richmond University Medical Center is a nationally recognized, full-service hospital. As one of the premier healthcare providers in Staten Island, our services are responsive to an extensive range of health needs. These include surgery, emergency care, pediatrics, and oncology. Our pain management service is used by patients with a variety of issues, including disease, injury, and surgical recovery.
Over 100 million Americans, are nearly a third of the population, suffers from chronic pain. Chronic pain might be caused by a lingering injury that never properly healed or recovery from surgery. Chronic pain is also common for patients dealing with certain illnesses, such cancer, multiple sclerosis, and acquired immune deficiency syndrome. With so many different causes and types of pain, at Richmond University Medical Center we understand that pain management is a complex issue that often requires specialized treatment. Despite the fact that every case is unique, our highly trained staff of doctors and nurses pride themselves on helping all of our patients manage their different types of pain.
At Richmond University Medical Center, our pain management team has a number of non-surgical, and surgical, treatment options. At Richmond University Medical Center, a large number of treatments are available to our patients suffering from chronic pain. Every case of chronic pain is unique, which is why our team works with patients to create a custom treatment plan that is best tailored to help them. These treatments include non-surgical intervention and medical therapy. Non-surgical treatments include physical therapy, steroid injections, and nerve blocks. When conventional treatments are unsuccessful, Dr. Pathare, a board-certified anesthesiologist, provides state-of-the-art treatments, including spinal cord nerve stimulation, the newest nonsurgical technique available. If surgery is the best option for a patient, our doctors are some of the best in the world and perform over 10,000 surgeries a year.
Chronic Pain Conditions
We have included a list of chronic pain conditions that we regularly work with below. This list is not comprehensive but is meant to offer patients an idea of the most common chronic pain conditions.
- Acute Headaches
- Back Pain
- Cancer Pain
- Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
- Joint Pain
- Neck Pain
- Plantar Fasciitis
- Rotator Cuff Tear
- Spinal Stenosis
To speak to a member of our pain management team, or schedule an appointment, contact us today.