Sports Medicine

Dr. Tanuj Palvia preparing to perform a genicular nerve block procedure

The Genicular Nerve Block – A Cortisone Alternative for Rapid Relief from Knee Pain

Why your knees hurt. When I was in medical school, the knee was probably the most uninteresting thing that I studied. Maybe second most uninteresting after having to memorize the Kreb’s cycle or studying antifungals. However, in treating chronic pain and injuries over the years, I find it to be one of the most astonishing …

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another name for ibuprofen

What Are Alternatives To Ibuprofen?

Is there an alternative to ibuprofen? By: Dr. Tanuj Palvia, MD There are times when NSAIDs (Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs), such as Motrin, ibuprofen, Aleve, naproxen, Celebrex, Indocin, indomethacin, and aspirins, are appropriate, especially in the acute setting over a short course to reduce inflammation. However, for long-term use, there can be an increased risk of …

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Chiropractic solutions for low back pain

Regenerative Chiropractic Solutions Part 2: Low Back Pain

By: Dr. Stephen Szaro, DC, and Dr. Tanuj Palvia, MD. Low back pain is the leading cause of disability globally. It is estimated that 80% of Americans will experience back pain at some point in their lifetime and the prevalence of low back pain is on the rise. Also, 7 in 10 people with back …

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Lumbar Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) for Pain Relief in Brooklyn, NY

Lumbar Radiofrequency Ablation (RFA) for Pain Relief

By: Dr. Tanuj Palvia, MD You’ve tried medications. You’ve tried physical therapy. You’ve tried steroid injections. It is frustrating. When nothing works for the chronic pain of osteoarthritis, it can leave you feeling defeated. But there is possible hope in a procedure for treating certain kinds of osteoarthritis, including the spine and knee, known as …

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