Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist

Medex Diagnostic & Treatment Center

Multispecialty Diagnostic and Treatment Center located in Forest Hills, NY

Medex Diagnostic & Treatment Center in Forest Hills offers state-of-the-art physical medicine and rehabilitation services to the residents of Queens and the greater New York City area under the direction of Dr. Alexander Gimpelevich, DO. He helps men and women get the care and treatment they need for a wide array of acute and chronic issues such as arthritis and fibromyalgia. Call the office or schedule an appointment online today.

Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Q & A

What types of physical medicine and rehabilitation services are available at Medex Diagnostic & Treatment Center?

Led by Dr. Alexander Gimpelevich, the physical medicine and rehabilitation team is skilled in providing an array of medical services and rehabilitation options for patients suffering from both acute and long-term, or chronic, medical needs.

They commonly treat issues that include:

  • Scoliosis
  • Knee pain
  • Back pain
  • Arthritis
  • Fibromyalgia and chronic regional pain syndrome (CRPS)
  • Shingles
  • Sports- and work-related injuries
  • Auto accidents and other accidents and injuries
  • Repetitive motion and overuse injuries

Your treatment plan is customized based on your unique needs after a comprehensive examination and evaluation to ensure an optimal outcome. As a multidisciplinary clinic, the team also provides physical therapy services under the direction of Rodriguo Sipalay, PT.

What is sports medicine?

Sports medicine is focused on helping athletes of all levels return to their activities following injury, as well as providing exercises and treatment programs aimed at improving performance and preventing injuries in the future.

The techniques used in sports medicine are very versatile and can be applied to professional, student, and amateur athletes, as well as weekend warriors and occasional athletes who enjoy recreational activities like kayaking, hiking, running, or other outdoor pursuits.

Sports medicine doctors are skilled in understanding the underlying causes and biomechanics of injuries so they can apply specific techniques to address and correct those issues.

What is prolotherapy?

Prolotherapy is a treatment technique Medex Diagnostic & Treatment Center offers that uses a series of injections containing a special solution to help stimulate the healing process in areas of pain or injury. It's commonly used to treat issues like joint pain, tendonitis, and arthritis in the knees and lower back, and it can be used in other areas as well.

The number of injections and frequency of treatments is based on your individual needs based on a comprehensive evaluation and your personal and family medical histories, as well as your response to the treatment.

Medex Diagnostic & Treatment Center has been serving residents of Queens and the greater New York City area for over 15 years. To schedule your visit, use the online booking feature or call the office directly today.