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Sandeep Johar

Dr. Sandeep Johar is a top Pain Management Specialist in Waterbury, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Sandeep Johar is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Sandeep Johar is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Sandeep Johar is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Waterbury, CT, Dr. Sandeep Johar is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
15 years Experience
Sandeep Johar
  • Waterbury, CT
  • New York College Of Osteopathic Medicine
  • Accepting new patients

Can pain relieving drugs become addictive?

Certain pain relieving drugs can become addictive. Other alternative therapies including non addictive drugs and modalities including physical therapy should be considered.

I am very intolerant of narcotics

There are other classes of pain medications outside of narcotics which can help with pain. These include acetaminophen, NSAIDs, tramadol, neuropathic medications, lidocaine patches, READ MORE
There are other classes of pain medications outside of narcotics which can help with pain. These include acetaminophen, NSAIDs, tramadol, neuropathic medications, lidocaine patches, as well as a number of other medications which are used for pain management issues. Also medical marijuana (depending on which state you live in) is also being used for pain related issues.

What causes chronic pain in some people?

There are multiple things that can cause pain. Visceral, somatic, and neuropathic are the 3 categories (ie. recent surgeries, organs, musculoskeletal, nerve related).

I have a lot of body pain especially at night. What can I do to treat it naturally?

Depending on what the cause of the pain is. Physical therapy exercises (strengthening and stretching) and proper spine hygiene can help current issues and prevent future issues. READ MORE
Depending on what the cause of the pain is. Physical therapy exercises (strengthening and stretching) and proper spine hygiene can help current issues and prevent future issues. Proper technique is important, so work with a skilled therapist

Are steroids often recommended for pain?

Steroids are a potent anti-inflammatory medication which is used to help treat pain

I have some pain whenever I sit. What could it be?

The first step is to go to a clinician who is trained and comfortable with this. A proper diagnosis is paramount for coming up with a game plan to treat the issue

Please recommend something for my back pain

I know some people use a heating pad for this. Other things which may help are stretches. NSAIDs and acetaminophen are 2 over the counter medications which can be used to help READ MORE
I know some people use a heating pad for this. Other things which may help are stretches. NSAIDs and acetaminophen are 2 over the counter medications which can be used to help with the pain also.

I have severe back pain during my periods. Please help.

You should be evaluated by a pain specialist who can take a history and examine you, review imaging studies you have had performed, and discuss treatment options you may be a candidate READ MORE
You should be evaluated by a pain specialist who can take a history and examine you, review imaging studies you have had performed, and discuss treatment options you may be a candidate for. The good thing is there are newer and better modalities in medicine to help people with pain

I have a lot of body pain by the end of the day, mainly due to my weight. What should I do?

It can be a difficult situation because you want to exercise to lose weight, but feel as though you can’t secondary to the pain. There are other sources of therapy including aqua READ MORE
It can be a difficult situation because you want to exercise to lose weight, but feel as though you can’t secondary to the pain. There are other sources of therapy including aqua therapy, stationary bike, and other modalities which may not be as painful.

My fingers hurt after playing tennis. Is this normal?

This is not normal. It is important to see a specialist to figure out what is causing your symptoms. Only after a diagnosis is made can treatment options be discussed