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Dr. Alvin Stein

Pain Management
Plantation, FL
60 years experience male

Locations

Office

Plantation, FL

Address

6710 West Sunrise Blvd, Suite 110, Plantation, FL
Directions

Fax

9543164969

Insurances accepted

No Value

About

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Pain Management

Holistic Medicine

Orthopedic Surgery

Licenses

United States: Florida

Doctor Q&A

614 Answers
114 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Neck issue: You need to have your neck evaluated for possible nerve entrapment in the neck. Not like l;y to be from shoulder unless nerve got injured at the shoul... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
May be too much: The problem is the tylenol (acetaminophen) and the amount that you are adding to the tylenol (acetaminophen) and Codeine . If you do that more than ra... Read More
A 61-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Betaprostate: The conventional meds are Alpha blocker and many men get no help or are intolerant to them . You might try betaprostate that you can find on line a... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Metabolism variable: He pain relief is variable , but the drug may be detected in the body for a few days.
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
it is normal: Those temperature variabilities are normal.
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
yes: The white material that popped was sebaceum and that sebaceum was not completely emptied out from the sciatic and it cause and inflammation to perform... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Ulnar nerve inflamed: In cubital tunnel surgery , they release the ulnar nerve at the elbow. The nerve can be inflamed from the surgery of compressed from swelling post op.... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
For weight loss?: Apple cider vinegar is safe to use , but it will not make you lose weight . Reduce the amount of food you east and stop eating and do not eat fru... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
osseous density : Is not the same as a calcified nodule. One is bone and one is not. A bone island is a denser part of the normal bone and of no significance.
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
burning lower abdomi: Pain requires medical evaluation and not just pain medicine. She can be bladder or bowel or even ovarian pain or even something more serious. It is ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Usually yes: It depends upon what it is being taken for as advil (ibuprofen) is a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory and can interfere with healing of injuries or bone... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Yes unfortunately: Physical therapy can help and you may need a manipulation under anesthesia to break through some adhesions that have formed in the knee.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Anything is possible: Do not make changes to your dose without guidance from your doctor.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Can be so: They come at certain times and in groups for a while and then can disappear for a long time. Triggers can bring them on such as any type of alcohol ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Yes: See your gynecologist and also stop eating sugars and carbohydates that feel the yeast.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Hormones screwed up: The out of balance hormones cause the other problems and are first . The underlying problem may be toxins the are causing the entire set of problems.
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
No jogging: See a prolotherapist to get your knee ligaments stabilized and be able to relieve the pain and increase the joint comfort. If you continue to jog ... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Stop these meds: You really should not be taking any meds that are not specifically oked by your doctor when you are pregnant. Any med during pregnancy can have ser... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Not pinched nerve: Back pain as described is from weak ligament in the back ANS false motion cause the pain that can shoot to different ares , but not pinching any nerve... Read More
A 49-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Need a doctor : Get her to a doctor . The chest tube that is in place should remove the fluid , but she has many problems.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Evaluation: You need a work up to find the cause of the pain . Intolerance to certain food can be a big cause of total body pain. Igg food toxicit test is a good ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
This condition exist: What arre you considering peripheral nervous system damage. The condition exists , but what are you referring to?
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Possible : Diverticulitis can certainly cause all of the bloating and abdominal prolbems , but the back pain my be cause as a compliction of Cipro (ciprofloxacin... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Wrong dosing for die: Your dose is not right for the caloric intake of your diet. The formulas are incorrect . Have your doctor review the issue with you.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Yes but: The real way to get rid of yeast is to get rid of the toxic heavy metals and stop taking the sugars and carbohydrates that feed the yeast. Collioda... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Possible not: If you stay below the recommended top dose and you take n-acetyl cysteine and Alpha lipoic acid daily you can prevent liver toxicity from occurring. ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Iss surgery.?: These initial mean nothing , but if you had spinal surgery, irritation of the nerve roots can cause numbness to be present and it depends on how much ... Read More
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Treat the cause: Your mattress is bad, but you joined a gym. What? Get a new mattress and forget the gym for now. First things first. You do not need to buy a ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Many side effects : From this drug as with all other nsaids. There is nothing specific regarding paracetamol. This drug should however be taking cautiously and only for... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Adverse reaction : If the pills are making you that tired ., you are not tolerant of the medication or you are having an allergy like response to the medication. Stop... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
No specific restrict: There is not a specific time restraint except for too much movement at the site of the insertion of the stimulator. With moderation of technique t... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
More than headache: Go back to your doctor and let him evaluate you for you multiple complaints.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Ask your surgeon: It depends upon the type of surgery in terms of its healing capacity and speed of healing. Only your surgeon knows what was done.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Get to a doctor: Unexplained pain lasting for a while needs a medical examination soon as possible.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Motrin: All nonsteroidal anti-inflammatories have adverse effects on the kidney. Tylenol (acetaminophen) should not be overdosed either as all medication has... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
See and ent doctor: Possible infection in the parotid salivary gland , . Need to see doctor soon.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Do not block pain: Pain killers only raise the threshold level at which the patient experiences pain. If the new pain comes in over the threshold level the patient will ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
It may help but: Back pain while bending is usually a result of weak ligaments in the back at the vertebral levels. The back brace may help , but prolotherapy will... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Enhanced pain effect: Acetaminophen and caffeine is better for pain relief that Acetaminophen alone, .
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Lipomas are not prob: If you can not stand up because of back pain , it is not lipomas. They are rarely that annoying or disabling. Need to look to possible occult fract... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
A real question?: An ache in the head. Is a headache. Many causes and as many treatment ways.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Ligament weakness: Even though you have had a spinal fusion , the ligaments away from the fused area are still weak and damaged and need to be made stronger to stabilize... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Yes : The acl and PCL will not heal without surgery if they are complete tears. Partial tears respond to prolotherapy .Visit www.Getprolo.Com or www.Aao... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Pain out of : Pain out of proportion to what would be anticipated. Cold maybe damp extremity, discoloration from lack of proper blood supply, and long standing my ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Not necessary: If the breasts are really large and heavy , they cause strain of the muscle in holding the back up , but while sleeping , the weight is no the issue t... Read More
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Yes: The residual from the lesions may last for a while and are of no consequence. Taking Lyrica (pregabalin) after the pains have gone is unnecessary.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Back of neck : Tension headache usually stars in the back of the neck and goes up to the top of the head.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Rapid transit : Syool that is yellow and loose has traversed the intestinal tract very fast and has not really done much interastion in the samll or large bowel. ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Test not worthwhile: Your mammogram test is not helpful in making a diagnosis on you because your breast tissue is very thick.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Stein
Pain Management 60 years experience
Stop the pills: You need to wait 4 to 7 days for the body to clear the adverse reaction to the medication and do not take the Ibuprofen or advil (ibuprofen) or Motrin... Read More

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Aug 2, 2013
great answers!
Mar 20, 2015
Great Doc!!
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Stein is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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I did get hypothyroid after Fluoroquinolones, never had it prior. I am taking magnesium, lipoic acid and tumeric, plus just started glutathion boosting. NAC gives me chest pains. Will pursue sugges...Read More
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thank you Doctor. I should've included my occupation in my question. I am an Ironworker. There are no light duty assignments in my field.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you! The behavior of the pain led me to think this sort of therapy best. Didn't know what to call it. Best lead in 4 years ! Thanks!!!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Rosalind Franklin University - Chicago Medical School
Graduated 1961MD

Residency

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey University Hospital

Residency

NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases

Residency

NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases

Residency

orthopedic surgery residency

Awards

Lifetime Achievment Award, American Association of Orthopaedic Medicine
Top Pain Management Specialist , First Place, Florida - Winter
2013
Top Doctor, Second Place, Fort Lauderdale Region, FL - Summer
2013

Affiliations

American Association of Orthopaedic Medicine
Stein Orthopedic Associates PA

Publications

Multiple papers published in past 3 years
all publications are listed on my website
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