Long Covid

LONG COVID, in patients known as Longhaulers, is the term used for those who have symptoms of COVID19 which persist for more than 4 weeks. Current research indicates an association with 4 Major findings or risk factors early in the illness. Once recognized, early intervention could mitigate the complications of Long Covid. A study published …

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Lyme Disease

As per the CDC: “Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne disease in the United States. Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and rarely, Borrelia mayonii. It is transmitted to humans through the bite of infected blacklegged ticks. Typical symptoms include fever, headache, fatigue, and a characteristic skin rash called erythema migrans. If left untreated, infection can spread to …

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The Treatment of Gout

GOUT This common, painful condition can be relatively easily treated with a variety of treatment options for the acute immediate disease presentation as well as long-term control. My approach is to get over the immediate gout attack with appropriate anti-inflammatory treatment. In my experience, the most effective for the majority of patients is colchicine (brand …

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New Location

We are pleased to announce that our office has moved. We are now located at: 160 East 72nd Street, between Lexington and Third Avenue. Thank you        

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Within this regularly updated feature of my website, I will provide visitors with practice news and specials, as well as information regarding the most recent technological advances and new treatments in rheumatology. I believe that patient education and open communication with your doctor are the keys to achieving healthy, aesthetically-pleasing results and patient satisfaction, which …

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