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Pain Management

Effective pain management is a crucial component of our treatment approach. RTM Physiatry & Psychiatry PLLC is the best pain management clinic in Jamaica, Queens. We offer individualized and comprehensive pain management services to treat wide range of pains. We understand that living with pain can significantly impact your daily life, hindering your ability to move, work, and enjoy the activities you love. We treat patients with non-opioid pain medications, shock wave therapy, US based joint injections, Pulsed Electromagnetic Field Therapy, US based trigger point injections and acupuncture. 

We employ a comprehensive range of evidence-based techniques, including different treatment modalities, Ultrasound, TENS, physical therapy, and to create a personalized treatment plan tailored to your specific needs Our experienced Clinicians, Dr. Thresiamma Mathew, M.D offer customized care considering your unique needs. All our services are offered to help you overcome pain, regain mobility and achieve health goals. Our goal is to address the immediate discomfort and identify and treat the underlying causes of pain, fostering long-term relief and improved quality of life. Whether recovering from an injury, managing chronic pain, or seeking to enhance your overall well-being, our team is committed to guiding you on a pain-free and active lifestyle. 

We offer reliable pain management services for our elder adults over 60 years also. With the increase of age, they experience different types of pain in their joints and muscles. Usually they develop pain due to injuries and age related medical conditions. We examine our elderly patients with additional care to identify their unique health problems. We provide the medical interventions and treatment based on our analysis.

Common Conditions We Treat

Back Pain

You may feel pain in your lower or upper back area. The reason for this pain can be due to bad posture or problems with the nerves. We look at your symptoms and do physical evaluation to identify the exact reason. Based on your report we provide you with the treatment.

Shoulder and Neck Pain

Shoulder and neck pain are common complaints that can significantly impact daily life and functionality. These may include muscle strain due to poor posture. It can be caused due to injury from sports or accidents. Our doctors check your neck condition and provide solutions accordingly.

Knee Pain

You can have this issue because of injury or other reasons. Usually older adults suffer from this type of aches due to medical conditions such as osteoarthritis or tendonitis. We assess your condition to create a treatment plan as per your body's needs. We offer different treatment options such as medication, therapy, or injection to reduce your discomfort and improve functional ability.

Ankle or Foot Pain

You can experience foot pain in various areas such as ankles, feet, heels, and arches. Generally common reasons for this condition are sprain, ligament damage, or inflammation of muscles. Our doctor conducts a proper diagnosis and offers you treatment options. Rest and therapy can cure your condition if the underlying reason is not too serious. We will also prescribe you medication if necessary. For complex situations, we may recommend surgery.

Wrist and Hand Pain

You can experience pain in your wrist or hand due to an injury. This issue can also be caused due to long time stress on your muscles. Some medical conditions like arthritis or osteoporosis can be the reason behind your medical condition. We will examine your affected area to identify the reason causing your discomfort. Then we will suggest you the best solutions.

Any Kind of Joint Pain

You can have joint aches throughout your body. Such as in your shoulders, elbows, wrists, hips or fingers. This condition can result from medical conditions or minor muscle strains. Our service also provides solutions for this issue. Come to our clinic and consult with our doctor to get the proper treatment and become healthy again.

Comprehensive Care & Personalized Solutions

We consider your physical, emotional, and functional aspects to provide our pain management and rehabilitation services. Our doctors speak with you about your physical and mental health. This helps us to identify your unique needs, preferences, and health goals. We provide holistic and customized solutions to your health problems. Our guidance and support will surely help you improve your quality of life.

Take your steps towards a healthier and happier life. Visit our RTM Physiatry & Psychiatry PLLC website to book your appointment today. 


What does a pain management doctor do?

A pain management doctor is professional at diagnosing and treating various types of pain. We assess the reasons for your condition and develop personalized treatment plans to help our patients manage their discomfort issues. Our treatment options offer multiple interventional procedures such as medication, shock wave therapy, injections and acupuncture. 

What happens at your first pain management appointment?

You can expect the following during your first appointment:

  • We assess your medical history to check for your previous, injuries, surgeries or other medical conditions.
  • Our doctor will conduct your physical examination to understand your current condition
  • We will discuss your symptoms. Such as the duration and severity of the condition, activities that make them better or worse, etc.
  • We will recommend diagnostic tests to look for the root cause of your condition.
  • We will provide you with solutions.

What does pain management do for back pain?

We offer a range of treatment options for backaches. The solution depends on the underlying reasons. We consider the location of the problem such as in the muscles or joints. Based on our analysis we provide medicine, physical therapy, injections or other solutions.

How to manage arthritis pain?

This type of condition requires a combination of treatment methods. We usually recommend medication and physical therapy. We also tell our patients to avoid activities that put excessive strain on joints. We suggest hot and cold therapy to reduce inflammation. We recommend joint replacement surgery for our patients in severe cases.

How to prepare for pain management appointment?

You should do these things to prepare for your appointment:

  • Bring your relevant medical records and the list of current medications
  • Keep a journal to track your symptoms and activities
  • Note down any questions or concerns you have 
  • Follow pre-appointment instructions if provide.