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Understanding Pain

An Introduction The International Association for the Study of Pain (IASP) defines pain as: An unpleasant sensory and/or emotional experience associated with actual or potential tissue damage or described in term of such damage. Pain is actually a message sent along the nerves to let the brain know that something is damaging the body. The brain responds by sending a message to the muscles or organ to take action.....

Pain Treatment Options

An Introduction Pain treatment begins with an assessment of the severity of the pain. Commonly, the first steps of treatment are rest, application of cold or heat and intake of OTC (over the counter) medication. The next step in the treatment of pain is a combination of physical therapy and prescribed pain medication. It is important to note that sometimes, interventional pain management needs to be started prior to Physical Therapy.....

Identifying Your Pain

An Introduction Head and Neck Pain: The most common origins of head and neck pain are neurogenic (nerve root compression, peripheral neuropathy, herpetic neuralgia), soft tissue pain (cervical strain, myofascial pain), musculoskeletal pain (degenerative joint disease, fracture, neoplasm, degenerative disk disease), or sympathetic pain. Depending on pain origin, there are different treatment options.....

Dr. Mikhail Kogan, MD
    Dr. Kogan is a member of American Society of Anesthesiologists

    Dr. Mikhail Kogan is an Interventional Pain Management Specialist with extended expertise in treating back pain and cancer pain. He currently is an Assistant Clinical Professor at Mount Sinai School of Medicine at Elmhurst Hospital Center. Dr. Kogan is board certified in anesthesiology and pain management. After completing his anesthesiology residency at St. Vincent's Medical Center in NYC, Dr. Kogan was fortunate to attend a pain management fellowship at the State University of New York in Buffalo, where he trained under two of the world’s most prominent specialists in pain management, Dr. Mark Lema and Dr. Oscar DeLeon.

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Dr. Sekhar Upadhyayula, MD
    Dr. Sekhar Upadhyayula is a member of American Society of Anesthesiologists

    After initial training in general surgery, a primary residency in Anesthesiology, and further specialization training in Pain Management at Saint Vincent’s Medical Center, Dr. Sekhar Upadhyayula was an assistant Clinical Professor in Anesthesiology and Pain Management. He is double boarded in both anesthesiology and interventional pain management. In 2000 he was named Chief, Division of Pain Medicine, and the Director of Fellowship at Saint Vincent’s Catholic Medical Centers, affiliated with New York Medical College, in Manhattan and assumed the position of Medical Director for the Clinical Practice.

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