This is done with a focus on personalized care and providing the exact support necessary for their patients to return to their everyday activities and to improve their quality of life.
Dr. Gary Starkman is consistently rated as a top headache specialist in NYC. Founder and medical director of NY Neurology Associates, Dr. Starkman is continually on the forefront of neurological medicine. His educational background, focus on continuous improvement, and clinical knowledge set him above others in his field. Dr. Starkman’s dedication to clinical excellence is also evident in the way he leads the team at NY Neurology. By focusing on personalized care and providing the best treatment options, NY Neurology is able to provide headache treatment that provides much needed relief.
Diagnosing the Cause of Your Headaches
Migraines and other chronic headaches are one of the leading causes of adults seeking a physician’s care. While occasional headaches are normal, headaches that occur frequently or that are debilitating require treatment by a specialist. In order to treat headaches, your headache specialist must learn about you and the types of headaches you’re experiencing. You’ll be asked about your overall medical history and your experience with headaches. It is a good idea to keep a log of your headaches and their accompanying symptoms in order to provide a full view of what you’re experiencing. Depending on the location, duration, and type of pain you have, your specialist will perform tests to fully diagnose your headaches. These tests may include x-rays, MRIs, and blood work.
The treatment plan for your headaches will be built to address your specific needs. The goal is to decrease how often you’re experiencing headaches and the severity of the headaches when they do occur. Treatment plans can include avoiding headache triggers, pain management, physical therapy, and addressing the underlying cause of the headaches.
For additional information on how a headache specialist from NY Neurology Associates can address your needs, contact our office today. If you would like to schedule an appointment or check for availability,book online or call 212 987-0100.