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Get A Sure Answer on Hand Pain at NorthEast Spine and Sports Medicine

From catching a ball to typing on a keyboard, even a slight discomfort can mar your ability to do what you need to do. When pain turns chronic, it can be a bit scary. If your pain seems to not have a direct cause or is caused by normal activities and is reoccurring, you’ll want answers as soon as possible.

At NorthEast Spine and Sports Medicine, we explore every avenue to diagnosis and treatment to ensure that you are able to take the best route to alleviate pain. Proper diagnosis requires the proper tools, and we’d like to take this opportunity to highlight one particular tool in our arsenal—electrodiagnostic medicine.

Electromyography, or EMG, is an electrodiagnostic medicine technique that is used to evaluate and record electrical activity that is produced inside muscles. Using an electromyograph, doctors and specialists can detect the electric potential generated by muscle cells. The electromyogram, when properly analyzed, can detect the biomechanics of the selected muscle group pointing to any abnormalities like improper activation or recruitment order.

Electromyography is used for diagnosing issues from neuromuscular diseases to things like carpal tunnel.

At NorthEast Spine and Sports Medicine, we also use Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS) to get a better understanding of what might be happening in the nerves and muscles. Where EMG measures the level of electrical activity in muscles, NCS measures response time in the nerves. This is immensely useful in determining where the problem is and what it is affecting.

In most cases, after a consultation with one of our doctors, electrodiagnostic procedures can take about 60 minutes. More tests may be needed, but in most cases, a specialist can diagnose an issue like carpal tunnel by analyzing the results of the electrodiagnosis. Once the issue is diagnosed, a doctor can help you explore treatment options to reduce or alleviate pain.

With five locations in New Jersey, NorthEast Spine and Sports Medicine is your resource for effective diagnosis and treatment of sports injuries, spinal issues, musculoskeletal problems, and other ailments. To learn more about electrodiagnosis and the other tools we employ to help our patients, please browse our site, or reach out to us at any time.  

 

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INTERVENTIONAL PAIN MANAGEMENT CLINIC HELPING PATIENTS LIVE PAIN-FREE LIVES THROUGH A VARIETY OF PROCEDURES AND TREATMENTS

If you’re looking for a multi-specialty medical group that offers interventional pain management, sports medicine, chiropractic care, acupuncture therapy, and orthopedic surgery, look no further than NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine.

We have eight offices and one ambulatory surgery center (ASC) located in and around Monmouth County, NJ and Ocean County, NJ, and we have many patients that visit us from the following towns:

  • Jackson, NJ
  • Point Pleasant, NJ
  • Barnegat, NJ
  • Brick, NJ
  • Lakewood, NJ
  • Manchester, NJ
  • Aberdeen, NJ
  • Marlboro, NJ
  • Freehold, NJ
  • Monroe, NJ
  • Glassboro, NJ
  • Any many others

Since the beginning, our doctors and staff have been committed to treating patients who suffer from several different types of painful spine, joint, and orthopedic conditions. Furthermore, our goal is not only to reduce pain through physical rehabilitation, therapy, or any of our procedures and treatment options, but to help all of our patients have their functionality and quality of life restored.

Doctors with Superior Medical Knowledge and Compassion

One of the many benefits of choosing NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine is that we only use the most innovative and modern treatment options and procedures. Furthermore, every service and treatment option we offer is available at each of our six offices. Therefore, you should expect to receive the treatment you need whether you visit our office in Jackson, NJ, Point Pleasant, NJ, Barnegat, NJ, Manchester, NJ, Aberdeen, NJ or Tinton Falls, NJ. Furthermore, when patients come to one of our offices, they are always greeted with smiles and treated with kindness.

Every member of a team is respectful and empathetic, and will go to great lengths to ensure your pain management needs are addressed. Another reason to choose our medical practice is because our team makes it one of their highest priorities to stay at the forefront of medical research so that they’re offering the best care possible. Lastly, our physicians and staff also make certain that patients have the knowledge they need to help them live pain-free lives.

Comprehensive and Customized Care Provided by NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine

While some patients may only require one service and/or treatment option and procedure, others may require customized care plans to help them get back on their feet. After your initial evaluation, your physician will create a custom-tailored treatment plan that they feel will offer you with the pain relief you want. In fact, you should not only expect to be recommended with a treatment plan that will help to reduce and/or eliminate your pain, but one that will aid in increasing your activity level, and reducing the amount of pain medicine you take. In the end, you will be provided with a comprehensive and customized care plan that will greatly improve the quality of your life.

Even though pain is an unavoidable part of life, it doesn’t mean you must suffer from it all throughout your lifetime. To learn more the doctors and staff at NorthEast Spine & Sports Medicine, our pain treatment options and procedures, and our locations in and around Ocean County, NJ, and Monmouth County, NJ, please browse our site. To make an appointment, please don’t hesitate to do so online, or give one of the offices closest to your home in Brick, NJ, Lakewood, NJ, Marlboro, NJ, Freehold, NJ, Glassboro, NJ, or another area a call today.