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Dr. Nihad Owaid

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Holtsville, NY
48 years experience

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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Licenses

United States: New York

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

11 Answers
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A member asked:
Dr. Nihad Owaid
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 48 years experience
Calcium: Calcium deficiency is very common in all ages it takes years to show its effect later in life especially female daily requirement is 1000 mg , any f... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nihad Owaid
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 48 years experience
MRI of the brain: get MRI of the brain , if normal see ophthalmologist and headache specialist .
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nihad Owaid
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 48 years experience
Muscle relaxants: Muscular spasms are common in your condition ,try physical therapy and muscle relaxants like flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) 10 mg three times per day
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nihad Owaid
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 48 years experience
Mostly from the hern: if the fracture healed completely, then the pain mostly from herniated disc ,you need to have NCV and EMG nerve test , if it positive for nerve compre... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nihad Owaid
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 48 years experience
Trigger point: it can cause by trigger point which is an inflame band of muscle fibers , need physical therapy using muscle stimulus , heat modalities and exercise ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Nihad Owaid
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 48 years experience
Hematoma: it sound like hematoma which is collection of blood that could happen by sticking you leg ,or rupture vein see dermatologist
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nihad Owaid
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 48 years experience
De quervain syndrome: if your pain is on the thumb side that could be inflammations of thumb tendons called de quervain's syndrome , treatment is by steroid injections and... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nihad Owaid
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 48 years experience
Normal: it is pad of fat you could feel it because it locate on the top of last cervical vertebrae spine , it is normal just ignore it
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Nihad Owaid
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 48 years experience
Unlikely HD: pain relieve in two days mostly cause by muscular spasm rather than HD , massage ,heat , muscle relaxants , over the counter anti inflammatory ,
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nihad Owaid
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 48 years experience
Compression of senso: this can cause by compression of sensory nerve in the groin called meralgia parasthetica , can be diagnosed by NCV nerve test , treated with wearing l... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nihad Owaid
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 48 years experience
Herniated lumber dis: back pain radiated to the leg with tingling and numbness can cause from herniated disc ,need MRI of the L/S spine

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Nov 26, 2015
This Thanksgiving, I wanted to share my appreciation for all that you do! Thank you, doctor! :)
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Helpful answer. Thank you!
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good!
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Your answer made me feel good! Thanks :)

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Mosul College of Medicine, Iraq
Graduated 1974MD
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