Pain Management Specialist | Pain MedicineORTHOPEDIC SPINE CARE OF LONG ISLAND 206 EAST JERICHO TPKE HUNTINGTON STATION NY, 11746
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.
Physical Medicine and RehabilitationAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationABPMR- Pain Medicine
WAQAAS QURAISHI's Expert Contributions
Needs a proper work up, have to see what imaging showed, if anything READ MORE
Try a cold soak in the acute phase READ MORE
The most common side effects can be drowsiness and constipation. Make sure to take the medicine at home and do not drive after taking it. Also, one must be careful with Tramadol if taking certain types of antidepressants. For this and any other potential side effects, please address with your consulting physician. Best of luck, WQ READ MORE
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No. Addiction is a behavior pattern, not a consequence. READ MORE
Ibuprofen can further irritate the stomach. I would hold off on it. If the irritation is severe, then perhaps consider speak to the prescribing physician about possibly switching antibiotics. R READ MORE
As long as there are no contraindications, yes READ MORE
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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. READ MORE
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Get to know Interventional Pain Management Physician Dr. Waqaas A. Quraishi, who serves the population of New York. Dr. Quraishi attended Atlantic Community High School, where he graduated as Valedictorian. He completed his undergraduate degree from the University of Miami where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science majoring in Biology. Furthering his education he received his Medical Degree with High Honors from Ross University School of Medicine. He completed an internship in General Surgery at North Shore University Hospital and Long Island Jewish Medical Center. He then completed his Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation residency with at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, where he served as Chief Resident. Wanting to further his training he then completed his Interventional Pain Medicine Fellowship with the Department of Pain Medicine and Palliative Care at Beth Israel Medical Center. During his fellowship he was trained with the latest interventional techniques in managing pain, and medical management of complex pain syndromes including severe neuropathic pain, Complex Regional Pain Syndrome, Fibromyalgia, and Post-laminectomy syndrome. Dr. Quraishi is dual certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and Pain Medicine by the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and American Board of Anesthesiology. He remains a professional member of the North American Spine Society, Eastern Orthopaedic Association, American Pain Society, North American Spine Society, and the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He currently practices with Orthopedic Spine Care of Long Island where he holds an expertise in intrathecal medication therapies and neuromodulation (i.e. spinal cord stimulation). An Assistant Clinical Professor at Hofstra-Northwell School if Medicine, Dr. Quraishi maintains an active interest in teaching, spending time with medical students in the anatomy lab and training residents who rotate through his office.
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