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Dr. Amogh Sahai

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Mayaguez, PR, Puerto Rico
21 years experience male

Locations

Office

Honolulu, HI

Address

615 Piikoi Street, Suite 1210, Honolulu, HI
Directions

Office

Mayaguez, PR

About

Specialties
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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Licenses

United States: Florida,

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

60 Answers
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Need more history: First of all is this problem in both legs? Is there a history of trauma to the leg or back? If symptoms are bilateral then something like peripheral... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Not likely: It sound like you had an EMG done that was negative. shoulder arthritis wont cause numbness in the arm. However, bear in mind that pain in the shoul... Read More
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Maybe: Depends what was the cause of these problem. I see very commonly patient that sustained an MVA or Motorcycle accident with pain in those areas that y... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Other treatment: There is a long list of medications that can be tried for crps. Some examples include: steroids, neuromodulators such as cymbalta, lyrica (pregabalin... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Not really...: Neuropathy and twitching are two different things which are not necessarily linked together. Symptoms of neuropathy include numbness in feet, burning... Read More
A 62-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Possible arthritis: The cracking might be "crepitus" which is seen in patients with advanced arthritis. If there is no history of trauma, you could try considering the u... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Eval by PM&R: Would be advisable to see a physiatrist. Would consider physical therapy, ice/heat pack, nsaid if no aspirin allergy, and hep program. Also, should ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Limit ROM & weight: I would be very cautious with the involved wrist to avoid displacing the fracture. That means no weight lifting and extreme ROM. Might consider buyi... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
See a doctor: If you have injured the ankle several times it would be a good thing to see PM&R, or orthopedic doctor so that they can examine you and rule out a... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Tincture of time: Fractures in any part of the body take time to heal up. The same could be expected from a coccyx fracture. My best advice would be to get a donut cu... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Ortho knows best: i am assuming you sustained some kind of fracture. The ortho md probably saw the last xray films and noticed that you had proper callus formation so ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Based on Literature: If you look at the literature the evidence seems to suggest that diets focusing on higher protein intake, and less carbs tends to be more effective. ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Depends: recommendations might vary depending on the kind of injury sustained. For instance, a spinal cord injury patient is prone to venous thrombosis so dvt... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Any other symptoms?: Swelling all by itself makes it a lot more challenging to consider a diagnosis. Are you also having weakness, slurred speech, numbness? If so, CNS p... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Not possible: strained muscle takes time to recover. Things that accelerate recovery include use of nsaid, ICE, stretching and some formal physical therapy that em... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Possibilities: Hmm. Sticking to common problems, things to consider are a wrist sprain or Dequervain tenosynovitis which are both inflammation of ligaments/tendons.... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Won't hint: Swelling is not a reliable indicator of predicting what kind of pathology might be present. There are other things on exam that are more accurate suc... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Get evaluated: Hi there, I would like to know whether there is any history of trauma or did this arise out of the blue? For how long have you been dealing with the ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Not likely: At your age it would be extremely rare to be suffering a stroke unless you have some obvious risk factor like: being a drug user (ie., cocaine), hype... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Ankle Sprain: It sounds like an ankle sprain from the excessive inversion. Sometimes with high grade ankle sprains a fracture of the fibular bone could be present... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Cervical pathology: This seems to be coming from your neck. There are different possibilities as to what could be causing it but disc bulges compressing nerve and/or fac... Read More
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Go to doc asap: The neck is one of those areas in which you could cause significant damage to the spinal cord if a fracture goes untreated. I am assuming all of the ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Other things: If imaging was normal, I would still consider doing an EMG of your lower extremities to rule out a neuro cause such as radiculopathy. If everything i... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Many things: things in differential: costochondritis, rib fracture, pulmonary embolus, thoracic fracture, disc problem among other problems. Would need a better ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Probably: Your knee complaints started after trauma. It would be advisable to see an MD to rule out a fracture if there is history of osteoporosis. Most likel... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Bizarre symptoms: These symptoms could present from a lot of different causes. Things to consider in differential are early onset of some endo problem such as diabetes... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Several months: I am assuming this happened as a result of trauma. The most important thing is to rule out cord compromise by MRI or CT scan which would require imme... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Most likely hip: If pain happens with walking, getting out of the chair or bed, walking up flight of stairs then it is most likely hip OA. Other things that could be ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Maybe: Depends on the history that lead to this. If lets say you sustained injury from a fall that lead to hitting the neck area then there is possibility t... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Several things asked: For how long you are dealing with back pain? Any trauma or strenuous activity prior to onset (ex., lifting something heavy)? One of the problems to ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
It could: ALS does not get expressed the same way in every person. So life expectancy can vary a lot. Muscle fasciculations is one of the hallmark features of... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Hard situation: You would have to discuss this with your ob/gyn specialist. Tylenol (acetaminophen) seems to be a safe bet during pregnancy but discuss it first with... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl): Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) has been classified as Category B by the FDA. Category B drugs have not been shown to cause teratogenicity or fetal abn... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Need more info: First of all, how did you end up with the rib fx? A fight, motor vehicle accident, a fall? If an MVA or a fall, I am assuming that you had some CT s... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Not sure: Very generic description. Where exactly is the leg pain? In the feet or further up? If it's in the feet and soles then a peripheral neuropathy can ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Depends: When prescribing nsaid for osteoarthritis I am not necessarily looking at giving the strongest one but the one with least side effect profile for that... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Depends: I would like to know where the pain starts. If it originates at the buttock it is possible that the problem could be coming from the back despite not... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Many possibilities: First of all, I need to know whether any history of trauma. There are several conditions that can cause shoulder pain with hand swelling. One of the... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
You need guidance: I do some weight loss in my clinic. First of all, I would need to know what kind of diet you are doing. It is advisable not to do diet programs of l... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Need more info: Indeed seems kind of bizarre presentation. How long have you been having these complaints? Any other symptoms such as headache, nausea, balance prob... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Possible Ileus: For how long have these symptoms been going on? Has he had a bowel movement recently? If more than several days have gone thru without having a bowe... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Different reasons: I would need to have more history. Do you have history of injuries to the low back. Sometimes spinal stenosis is one condition that triggers low bac... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Not sure: very generic description. I would need to know for how long these last and whether the face is also involved. Also, any other symptoms such as fatig... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Two separate problem: The pain started before or after taking the laxative? I don't think that the abdominal pain necessarily has some relationship to the leg pain. Have ... Read More
A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Relief will happen: The way you will know if the ablation was successful is that you wont feel the need to seek out your meds all the time. Sometimes a medial branch blo... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Get evaluated: There are several things to consider in the differential diagnosis. Ulnar neuropathy is one of the possibilities that might trigger these symptoms. ... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Other things: Consider losing weight if overweight. In addition, you want to focus on vastus medialis strengthening. Also, for some patients the use of a patellar... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Different causes: Your twitching could be benign fasciculations and these many times happen from being overworked or too stressed out. If other symptoms are present su... Read More
A 66-year-old female asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Possibly: It seems like your fusion goes from the lower Tspine into the Lspine so yes there is a possibility that if the fusion has failed and/or if disc hernia... Read More
A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amogh Sahai
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 21 years experience
Several possibilitie: Your history is not entirely clear. I am assuming that the stiffness is only in the neck? Or the entire spine? Is there a history of fever? If so m... Read More

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Dr. Sahai is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thankyou, that was helpful, it makes sense now because an EMG did show alot of nerve damage through there. I appreciate your info.
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Thank you. I've had seizures with unknown etiology lately too. Normal brain scans and EEG. Haven't thought about cardiology. My potassium was critical
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thank you for your time. Your answer helped me to put some of these issues into perspective.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Puerto Rico School of Medicine, PR
Graduated 2005MD

Awards

Most Influential, First Place, Puerto Rico - Spring
2015
Top Doctor, First Place, Puerto Rico - Spring
2015
Top Physical Medicine and Rehab Specialist, Second Place, National - Spring
2015
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