dr. sergio chacin physiatrist

SERGIO D. CHACIN, M.D., FAAPMR +

Dr. Chacin is a Board Certified Physiatrist, fellowship trained in Interventional Spine and Pain Medicine. He completed an Internal Medicine Internship in St. Louis, MO. at St. Mary’s Health Center. He then moved to New York City, where he finished his training in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at Metropolitan Hospital Center, an affiliate of the New York Medical College, where he also served as a Chief resident of the residency program.

His experience includes serving as an Assistant professor for Penn State College of Medicine and Attending Physician at Hershey Rehabilitation Hospital in Pennsylvania, where he treated patients with stroke, multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injuries, spasticity, multiple trauma and other disabling conditions.

Dr. Chacin speaks fluent Spanish and his main interests include chronic and acute pain involving neck, lower back, joints, headaches as well as other degenerative conditions. He focuses his treatment plan using multiple modalities, including Interventional techniques, medication management, physical therapy, bracing, and life style modifications, among others.

CONDITIONS COMMONLY EVALUATED AND TREATED

  • Back pain
  • Neck pain
  • Chronic Pain Syndrome
  • Joint problems (Shoulder, wrist, hip, knee, ankle, etc)
  • Limb Pain
  • Complex regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
  • Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD)
  • Spinal Disc Herniation
  • Spinal Stenosis
  • Myofascial Pain Syndrome
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Trigger Points
  • Headaches
  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS)
  • Peripheral Neuropathy
  • Diabetic Neuropathy
  • Radicular Pain
  • Sciatica
  • Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction
  • Facet Joint Syndrome
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA)
  • Osteoarthritis (OA)

 

PROCEDURES PERFORMED UNDER FLUOROSCOPY

  • Epidural Steroid Injection (Cervical, Thoracic, Lumbar)
  • Nerve Root Blocks or Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection
  • Multiple Joints Injections, including Sodium Hyaluronate Knee Injection
  • Facet joints injections
  • Occipital nerve Block
  • Lumbar Sympathetic Block
  • Celiac Plexus Block
  • Sacroiliac Joint Injections
  • Trigger Point Injections
  • Bursa Injections
  • Medial Branch Block
  • Radio Frequency Ablation
  • Coccyx Injection
  • Stellate Ganglion Block
  • Spinal Cord Stimulators trials

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