Long Island Chronic Pain
Pain Management Specialists & Anesthesiologists located in East Northport, NY, Centereach, NY & Huntington Station, NY
Do you have pain and stiffness in your joints that aren’t getting better with time? To reclaim a pain-free body, visit Long Island Chronic Pain. With locations in East Northport, Centereach, and Huntington Station, New York, Uzma Nasir, MD, offers a variety of therapies that help to relieve joint pain without surgery or the risks of long-term medication use. Make an appointment by calling your nearest office or scheduling online today.
Joint Pain Q&A
What causes joint pain?
Joint pain can develop from many causes. Some common reasons you might have joint pain are:
Osteoarthritis, psoriatic arthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, and other types of arthritis cause inflammation that can lead to joint pain.
Sprain, strains, disc degeneration in the spine, or sports injuries can lead to long-term pain in the joints.
Other chronic conditions
Health conditions like Lyme disease, leukemia, lupus, or hypothyroidism can also lead to changes in the body that cause joint pain.
What are the symptoms of joint pain?
The symptoms of joint pain can vary, depending on the part of your body that’s affected. It’s common to experience:
- Stiffness and mobility issues
- Aching or burning pain
- Pain after inactivity
- Swelling and inflammation
While joint pain sometimes goes away on its own, contact Long Island Chronic Pain if you have chronic joint pain or pain that isn’t responding to other treatments.
What are the treatments for joint pain?
There are many treatment options for joint pain that don’t have to include pain medication or surgery. At Long Island Chronic Pain, your treatment might consist of:
Hyaluronic acid injections
Hyaluronic acid is a natural substance found in high amounts in your body’s joint tissue and joint fluids. It acts as a lubricant and shock absorber inside the joint, enabling your knee to work properly. It is an effective pain relief option for patients with mild and moderate grade knee osteoarthritis.
Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections use this strong component of your blood to help stimulate the healing of injured tissue. PRP injections can repair tendons, ligaments, joints, and muscles to relieve joint pain.
Trigger point injections
Trigger point injections contain anesthetic and may contain or corticosteroid ingredients. When delivered directly into a “trigger” point — or areas of muscle spasm — they can relieve pain and inflammation.
Regenerative medicine helps the body create new cartilage cells in the injured area. It works by triggering the body’s healing response, which repairs damaged tissue, boosts the immune system, and fights inflammation.
Which results can I expect?
Treatment for joint pain can deliver immediate results, especially trigger point injections. PRP injections and regenerative medicine may take several weeks or months to provide full results, but they are effective methods to heal the body from the inside out.
To learn more about treatment for joint pain, book a consultation at Long Island Chronic Pain today. Call to get started or click to schedule your appointment online.