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Dr. Stephen Cohen

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Cherry Hill, NJ
20 years experience male

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Cherry Hill, NJ

Address

1101 North Kings Highway, Cherry Hill, NJ
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Camden, NJ

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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

51 Answers
1 Agree
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Need a diagnosis: Difficult to determine without an examination. Differential diagnosis could be cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve in neck), brachial plexopathy, p... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Newer Treatments: I suggest resting the tendon and seeking treatment for this sooner rather than later. I have been dealing with this condition myself for over five yea... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
No: I suggest resting the tendon and seeking treatment for this sooner rather than later. I have been dealing with this condition myself for over five yea... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Nerve compression: Carpal tunnel syndrome is compression of the median nerve in the wrist. Common causes are repetitive stress and pregnancy. Typical symptoms are burn... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
CTS: Numbness and tingling that awakens people from sleep is commonly carpal tunnel syndrome (cts). It is not uncommon for cts to travel up the arm. I wo... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Too many: Unfortunately this question is almost impossible to answer as there are a multitude of conditions that can cause back pain. If you are having symptom... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
No: The symptoms are common signs of nerve irritation. However, if the symptoms were not present before your surgery, you should certainly discuss this wi... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Need a diagnosis: Really need an evaluation by a physiatrist or a neurologist to determine the cause of the symptoms. Treatment would vary widely based upon the underl... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Need evaluation: Difficult to determine without an examination. Differential diagnosis could be cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve in neck), brachial plexopathy, p... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Nerve compression: Carpal tunnel syndrome is compression of the median nerve in the wrist. Common causes are repetitive stress and pregnancy. Typical symptoms are burn... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl): Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hcl) is a pregnancy category b, which means animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and t... Read More
A 74-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Need the cause: Key is determining the cause and treating the underlying problem. The most commonly used medications are typically anti-convulsants such as Lyrica (p... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
A lot of variables: Urine drug screens depend upon alot of different variables. How often you are taking the medication. When the last dose of the medication was prior t... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Need exam: Difficult to determine without an examination. Differential diagnosis could be cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve in neck), brachial plexopathy, p... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Agree: Agree that numbness and tingling in the pinky finger is likely a pinched nerve in the neck (c8) or injury to the ulnar nerve. Would suggest a physiat... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
It can: It depends on the type of neuropathy and if it is being treated. For example, if diabetes is not controlled, peripheral neuropathy will likely progres... Read More
A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Rest: Would strongly suggest resting the tendon and seeking treatment for this sooner rather than later. I have been dealing with this condition myself for ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Newer Treatments: Common treatments for achilles tendonitis are gastroc/soleus stretches, heel lifts, anti-inflammatory medications, orthotics, and eccentric strengthen... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
See a specialist: There are multiple reasons to be experiencing numbness in the leg. You need an evaluation by a physiatrist or neurologist.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Possibly: Multiple sclerosis can present with a multitude of different symptoms. Certainly some of which you have mentioned. Given the number of complaints you ... Read More
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Yes: In general about 3 corticosteroid injections per year to a joint are safe. If the last injection was in september, it would be safe to repeat it. Ho... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Hard to know: Hard to really answer that question. Osteoarthritis is typically a degenerative process from normal wear and tear. Surgery can advance this. Obesit... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Need evaluation: Those are alot of neurologic symptoms. Differential diagnosis range from cervical myelopathy to fibromyalgia. Highly suggest a prompt neurologic eva... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Yes: Percocet is an opiate pain medication (oxycodone) and tylenol (acetaminophen). Naproxen is an nsaid. These are different medication classes and can ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Need accurate : I would suggest evaluation by a physiatrist or neurologist for pain in the legs. Diagnosis can range from lumbar sprain, si joint dysfunction, lumbar... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Other suggestions: I have been dealing with this condition myself for over five years, which was refractory to stretches, heel lifts, anti-inflammatories, and eccentric ... Read More
A 58-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
PCF: By pcf, i assume you mean posterior cervical fusion at c4-5 and c7-8? However, there is no C8 vertebrae. There is a C8 nerve root. Did you mean c6... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Elbow: Common flexor tendon begins on the inside of your elbow. These group of muscles do flexion of the wrist and fingers.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Rheumatology: Would highly suggest an evaluation with a rheumatologist for overall diffuse pain, fatigue, and joint and muscle pain and stiffness.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Need evaluation: Difficult to determine without an examination. Differential diagnosis could be cervical radiculopathy (pinched nerve in neck), brachial plexopathy, p... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Treatments: I suggest seeking treatment for this quickly. Learn from my mistakes. I ignored this condition myself for over five years to the point that tradition... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Treatments: Common treatments for achilles tendonitis are gastroc/soleus stretches, heel lifts, anti-inflammatory medications, orthotics, and eccentric strengthen... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Treat it now!: I suggest seeking treatment for this quickly. Learn from my mistakes. I ignored this condition myself for over five years to the point that tradition... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Other suggestions: I have been dealing with this condition myself for over five years, which was refractory to stretches, heel lifts, anti-inflammatories, and eccentric ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Eccentric : Agree with above answer. Best treatment for prevention is eccentric strengthening exercises.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Typically: Typically recommend a doughnut cushion to sit on to remove pressure on the area. Can also consider a ganglion of impar block.
A member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Coma?: Coma is not a good sign after a stroke. But is this a true coma, or is this a medically induced coma? Often critically ill patient's are sedated wit... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Yes: Yes, you can see an osteopath. I would also suggest an evaluation by a physiatrist or neurologist.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Newer Treatments: Common treatments for achilles tendonitis are gastroc/soleus stretches, heel lifts, anti-inflammatory medications, orthotics, and eccentric strengthen... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Evaluation: Please get checked by a neurologist quickly. Muscle twitching (or fasiculations) particularly if it is affecting the throat as well can be a significa... Read More
A 66-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Hard to know: Hard to know without examining you. Could be anything from carpal tunnel syndrome to a pinched nerve in your neck. I would suggest prompt evaluation ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Yes: Clonazepam is a long acting benzodiazepine. All benzodiazepines have anxiolytic, anticonvulsant, muscle relaxant, sedative, and hypnotic properties. ... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Newer Treatments: I suggest resting the tendon and seeking treatment for this sooner rather than later. I have been dealing with this condition myself for over five yea... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Newer Treatments: Common treatments for achilles tendonitis are gastroc/soleus stretches, heel lifts, anti-inflammatory medications, orthotics, and eccentric strengthen... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Difficult: Difficult to determine without additional information. Certainly could be a pinched nerve in the neck (cervical radiculopathy) or peripheral nerve en... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Further work up: Multiple things can cause neuropathic pain. I would suggest prompt neurologic work up by a physiatrist or neurologist to include mri, bloodwork, and/... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Newer treatments: I suggest treating this sooner rather than later. I have been dealing with this condition myself for over five years, which was refractory to stretche... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Need evaluation: Difficult to determine without an examination. Agree with others who suggest need for medical evaluation to rule out cardiac causes. However, can al... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Need more info: A whole host of things can cause this. Much more information would be needed to help determine the cause. For example is it more during the day or a... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Cohen
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 20 years experience
Other suggestions: I have been dealing with this condition myself for over five years, which was refractory to stretches, anti-inflammatories, heel lifts, and eccentric ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Cohen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Cohen is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This was very helpful. Thanks! I know there are many different answers to the idiopathic Neuropothy , I am sure each persons case is just as individual as their condition. Your answers are logical!
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thank u. But that is scary for me. I have been dealing with this alone with no insurance. It hurts every day! I limp to the bathrm every am.
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful! Thank you for your quick reply as well. I will make an appointment with a practitioner her

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - Robert Wood Johnson Medical School
MD

Medical/Graduate school

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey - New Jersey Medical School, NJ
Graduated 2002MD

Residency

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey University Hospital

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