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WAQAAS QURAISHI

Pain Management Specialist

Dr. WAQAAS QURAISHI practices Pain Medicine in HUNTINGTON STATION, NY. Pain medicine is concerned with the prevention of pain, and the evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation of patients experiencing pain. Pain medicine physicians use a broad-based approach to treat all pain disorders, ranging from pain as a symptom of disease to pain as the primary disease. Dr. QURAISHI serves as a consultant to other physicians but is often the principal treating physician, providing care at various levels; such as treating the patient directly, prescribing medication, prescribing rehabilitative services, performing pain relieving procedures, counseling patients and families, directing a multidisciplinary team, coordinating care with other healthcare providers, and providing consultative services.
WAQAAS QURAISHI
  • HUNTINGTON STATION, NY
  • Accepting new patients

How does alternative hot and cold packs help in relieving pain?

Alternating hot and cold packs helps as the hot packs help increase blood flow to area, which can help with healing. The cold packs then help reduce inflammation and inflammatory READ MORE
Alternating hot and cold packs helps as the hot packs help increase blood flow to area, which can help with healing. The cold packs then help reduce inflammation and inflammatory free radical formation. For acute pain, cold is better. For chronic symptoms, warm and alternating packs can help.