Jeffrey Heckman, DO  
New York, NY

NYU Langone Medicine Center
Rehabilitation Medicine
New York, NY
My Posts
Generally when I am managing the rehabilitation course following shoulder separation it is important to strengthen the shoulder stabilizing muscles with the initial phase of physical therapy (4-6 weeks). Then you should transition your physical therapy program supervised by a physician towards your sports specific goals (4-6 weeks), in this case overhead act...
Dr. Cone, Thank you very much for your input. You bring up a great point regarding deep breathing and relaxation and there are new studies looking at guided imagery and visualization that positively impact phantom limb pain. This is a great option that your rehabilitation team can offer that does not require use of medications, which is another positive asp...
Great question Cindy. Phantom limb pain is very common among patients following limb loss. Is it not exactly clear what causes phantom limb pain and there are multiple theories behind the phenomenon. First, we should define what phantom limb pain is....Phantom limb pain is pain that patients perceive as coming from an amputated limb as if it were still...