Dr. Gary Wang

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Buffalo, NY
42 years experience male

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Buffalo, NY

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Buffalo NY 14215
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Languages spoken

English

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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Indication: Usually: 1, unstable spine column bone or disks causing spinal cord impinged 2. Back pain due to unstable spine column bone or disks after appropr... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Headache with sex: Over respiration during exertion or exciting status might induce headache. You can try to wear a mouth mask or breath through pillow to minimize the s... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Percautions: 1. Keep functional range of motion of the joints above the prosthesis. 2. Local skin care. Keep no breakdown. 3. Appropriate distribution of weigh... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Muscle injury. : Acute stage, usually with 24 hours or slightly more, use ice pad. After acute stage, use warm pad.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Erection. : Your hormones work. It is natural and normal. Concentrate on your class instead of your penis.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Tampon and swim: Usually, during menstrual period you should avoid swim. However, if you still like to do, you need change the tampon after swim. It's normal the tampo... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Neck pain: 1. Temperature modality used to relax muscle and decrease pain. Electric stimulants, tens unit use and altrasound application belong to this. 2. Pa... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Erection: Calcium channel blocker usually might have side effects. However, Norvasc (amlodipine) is a slow action medication and usually less erectile side effe... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Neck pain: It should be avoidable. Check your vit.D level and your autoimmune status to rule out rheumatoid. If there is positive finding, seek appropriate physi... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Disadvantage : 1. Psychologically you still know it's artificial. 2. Make you look like and function like more normal, whenever you do not want to. 3, limb stump... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Neither: Sciatica is type of pain due to sciatic nerve irritated.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Scalp paresthesia: Usually is form impingement over your greater occipital nerve at the junction of head and neck. Did you rest you head over sofa armrest prolonged ti... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Tremor: There are tow type tremors, attention tremor or rest tremor. Attention tremor is the tremor when to use your hand or pay attention to your hand move... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Rotator cuff : This is usually a sign of rotator cuff tendon impinged at the shoulder.
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
lower abdominal pain: Many etiologies may induce the symptoms, such as stimulants over appendix, ovary, or cervix. It is also very common to those who just become sexually ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
ear neck pain. : Usually not. The symptoms seems like cervical nerve root irritated.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Nerve damage heal: There are different type of nerve damage. If it is just demyelinating injury (damage the peel of nerve), it would need a few weeks to heal after the e... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Head shaking: You need to see a neurologist to rule out benign tremor or early stage of parkinson's disease or other movement disorder.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Keloid scar: Silicon patch top application is one of the very effective ways to treat.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
anxiety: It is very common for depress/anxiety disorder people. You can consult with your family doctor of psychiatrist to obtain appropriate medical help.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Rest: Rest in bed for 1 day. Drink a lot water. If the symptoms get worse, call your primary doctor.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
rectal polyp: Usually not hard. If something hard there, your should see a doctor to rule out cancer.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Yes: Fishing smell is normal small of semen. However, if you find the smell just became stronger than usual, you hand your husband should to check if there... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Avoid picking: Avoid picking. The more you picking the more local trauma you might induce. You may need to see a ENT to see if there is something growing inside.
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Not absolutely. : Keloids diagnosis dose not mean having to disabled.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Zoloft (sertraline): Usually this kind bone pain is not side effects of zoloft (sertraline). Actually, ssri, such as zoloft (sertraline) might improve your pain tolerance ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Back pain.: You should have a thorough examination and evaluation by your physician. Anti-anxiety/depression medication, such as celexa, Remeron (mirtazapine) mig... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Might: Some people did recovered but it should be not real amnesia.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
yes: Yes, but need be careful. Avoid heavy deep massage.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Abilify (aripiprazole): Large dose might. However, it is a very efficient medication for mood stabilization and some psychiatric disorder. You need listen to your doctors wh... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
foot hot feeling: It is usually sensory nerve function disorder. The location of the symptom should be distribution of peroneal nerve. The most common etiology might be... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Possible : For your age, it is highly possible hypoglycemia after you walk due to not eat enough. However, you need see your family doctor.
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Chiara malformation: Neck pain is one of the most common symptoms. However, i suggest you avoid unnecessary narcotic pain medication prolonged using, which would induce yo... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Mid back pain : This is very common if you have nerve root irritated. A rib fracture or trauma irritate the nerve nearby, or herpes dermatitis may also induce such ki... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
headache with stand: You have not tell your blood pressure results. You need check it both while you lying down and standing up.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Tail bone pain: Are you sure the pain is from ovarian cyst? You need see your ob-gyn.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
MRI: For soft tissue, MRI is much better. However, disk bulge does not mean you have to have pain. It is a very common finding for most population of more ... Read More
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A 63-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Sciatica pain: Sciatica may be induced by arthritis. A lot of case of "sciatica" are si joint pain. At night, decreased activity and stimulants, decreased endorphin... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
apondylosis: It most probably age related degenerative process. Local temperature modality treatment and exercise will be helpful. Avoid short acting narcotics pr... Read More
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
RSD and Fatigue. : Usually, inappropriate pain related medication prolonged use would induce chronic fatigue. However, anti-depressant medications might improve your pai... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Possible: Local puncture site inflammatory process might induce referral pain to make you feel the pain over hip.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
pituitary tumor: Any tumor or lesion in brain may develop symptoms of depression. It is not a misdiagnosis, if your doctor just found you have depression. It should b... Read More
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A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Cyclobenzaprine: Cyclobenzaprine may numb you brain, temporally feeling relax. It has obvious side effects if you use without medical indication. High itself is a abn... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Muscle pulled. : Acute pain, apply icy pad to cool local temperature. After 24-48 hours, you can apply warm pad to improve circulation and facilitate healing and pai... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Groin pain: Shooting towards groin area usually a sign of kidney or ureter irritated. You need check if you have kidney stone.
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
click in head: It is usually from your arterial pulse in side your head. It should be normal if it is not bothering you too much.
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
neurogenic bladder: First, you need have an electrodiagnostic study to see if you really have neurogenic bladder, and then to give medication accordingly. On time straigh... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Phantom pain: Yes, you can. However, try to avoid any narcotics to control your phantom pain. Because the narcotics, such as lortab, morphine, tramadal etc, will de... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Heat intolerance: Yes, if the brain injured involves the area of temperature control. However, most mild to moderate brain injury patient will develop post brain injury... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gary Wang
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 42 years experience
Limb amputate: 1. Safe life sometime, such as cancer, severe infection, severe trauma. 2. Improve function, control pain. It is not unusual the artificial limb can... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Wang is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Wang is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks Doctor. I think I will have to see a specialist about it. I don't like the way it feels and it become frequent of late. Thanks very much.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Doc only checked while I was sitting. I will ask her to try your way.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! My son has numbness in legs and burning when he eats in chest 90 kyph

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

West china union univ-med
Graduated 1981MD

Awards

HealthTap Founding Doctor

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Greater new york hospital association
Kaleida health buffalo general division
Lockport memorial hospital
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