Pain Institute of Long Island: Bringing Advances and State-of-the-Art Alternatives to Treat Chronic Pain
At the Pain Institute of Long Island, a world-class team of pain management specialists takes an innovative approach to providing interventional pain medicine.
With a newly expanded, state-of-the-art facility in Riverhead, Stony Brook Medicine’s Quannacut Outpatient Services expands the reach of multidisciplinary, evidence-based addiction treatment across Eastern Long Island.
Neurosurgeon Donald Krieff, DO, FACOS, at NSPC, Brings a Conservative, Patient-centered Approach to the Treatment of Disk Herniations
Disk herniation — a common cause of neck and back pain — often resolves with nonoperative therapy. However, if conservative treatments fail to produce sufficient relief, board-certified neurosurgeon Donald Krieff, DO, FACOS, of Neurological Surgery P.C. uses microsurgery to enhance the safety and efficiency of diskectomy.
Optimizing the management of symptoms and stresses patients with life-limiting illnesses and their families experience while physicians pursue life-extending treatments, a team of palliative care experts leverages an extensive support network and empowers patients to make key healthcare decisions.
Chronic pain is a significant, costly health problem in America that impacts the workplace. An employee with chronic pain suffers from a persistent condition that can last for weeks, months or even years. Its causes and treatments are numerous. Depression is also often associated with chronic pain and may need to be treated as a separate, but related, condition.