Leading Manhattan Pain Treatment Practice Living Well Medical Introduces M-Turbo Sonography for Treating Knee Pain

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Living Well Medical, one of New York City’s top physical rehabilitation, pain management and stress relief facilities, is pleased to introduce the newest addition to its lineup of state-of-the art medical equipment.

Dynamic imaging allows for live viewing of the patient’s muscles, tendons, ligaments, and surrounding structures, as well as the ability to pinpoint problem areas and provide treatment directly into the damaged tissue for immediate, optimum results.

Living Well Medical, one of New York City’s top physical rehabilitation, pain management and stress relief facilities, is pleased to introduce the newest addition to its lineup of state-of-the art medical equipment, Sonosite’s M-Turbo musculoskeletal ultrasound, a device that will be instrumental in the practice’s non-surgical pain management and rehabilitation treatments. The M-Turbo device emits soundwaves that locate tissues under the skin and reflect a live image onto a computer screen for detailed, dynamic examination. This is a harmless procedure, and is also recommended for patients who are unable to undergo X-rays or MRI imaging.

This new technology enables for precise accuracy in the administration of Living Well Medical’s minimally-invasive, non-surgical joint fluid therapy for the treatment of joint pain and discomfort. Living Well Medical is delighted to offer the latest non-surgical treatments to athletes, runners, and patients suffering from osteoarthritis in New York City.

Dr. Jignyasa Desai, Living Well Medical’s pain management specialist, explains the benefits patients will experience with the new M-Turbo device: “Dynamic imaging allows for live viewing of the patient’s muscles, tendons, ligaments, and surrounding structures, as well as the ability to pinpoint problem areas and provide treatment directly into the damaged tissue for immediate, optimum results. I am elated to provide this breakthrough therapy to those dreaming of running one more marathon, athletes looking to remain in top shape, and anyone suffering from osteoarthritis pain.”

Deterioration of tissues in the knee is extremely common in healthy, active individuals, as well as osteoarthritis sufferers and can cause debilitating pain that inhibits normal movement and daily activities. New Yorkers do a fair amount of walking and standing in an average day, which requires healthy knees to provide necessary support. Living Well Medical provides the latest techniques to determine the cause of each patient’s joint pain, as well as the best course of treatment. Living Well Medical provides the highest quality joint fluid therapy available, including:

Supartz® - a worldwide best-selling natural hyaluronan, highly concentrated to provide effective results in as few treatments as possible by repairing the knee’s own hyaluronan.

Synvisc® - a natural viscosupplement that relieves pain by restoring shock absorption in the knee

Platelet-Rich Plasma - extracted from the patient’s own blood, PRP injections are an effective treatment for inflammation and pain in the knee’s tissues

Prolotherapy - a natural solution is injected directly into the affected area to stimulate healthy tissue regeneration. Also recommended for the treatment of sciatica, herniated discs, back pain and fibromyalgia.

All treatments offered by Living Well Medical are non-surgical and require minimal or no downtime post-procedure. Additional treatments for joint pain include chiropractic adjustments, physical therapy, Graston® technique, Active Release Technique, Orthotics, and more.

About Living Well Medical:
Living Well Medical is one New York City's top physical rehabilitation and pain management facilities, offering the most advanced rehabilitation and chiropractic medicine available today. Living Well Medical provides combined services of the medical, physical therapy, and chiropractic industries. Living Well Medical’s hybrid facility specializes in sports medicine, acupuncture, massage therapy, chiropractic care, and herniated disc treatment, utilizing non-surgical spinal decompression, providing a full-service client experience. A personalized care plan is established for each patient, who meets with their doctor, physical therapist, and certified trainer to improve their quality of life through a combination of treatment, therapy, and exercise. For additional information, please visit http://www.livingwellnewyork.com.

About Dr. Jignyasa Desai, D.O.
Board-certified and fellowship-trained physician, Dr. Jignyasa Desai provides excellence in her specialty, pain management, obtained through extensive training and practice in healthcare. Dr. Desai has completed her residency in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation from Stony Brook University Hospital and her fellowship training in Interventional Pain and Spine Medicine at Temple University Hospital. Dr. Desai is also a well-published physician, authoring over 12 publications both in Physiatry and Pain journals as well as multiple chapters in Pain Board Review books. Dr. Desai is also a member of the following professional societies: ASIP (American Society for Interventional Pain), ISIS (International Society of Interventional Pain), and AAP&R (American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation). Dr. Desai specializes in non-operative, minimally-invasive treatment of the spine and joints.

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