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Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Long Beach, CA
60 years experience male

Locations

PAIN MANAGEMENT-REHAB SPECIALIST

Long Beach, CA

Address

2777, Pacific Ave, Long Beach, CA
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My office hours

Wednesday: 10am - 1:00pm
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Fax

5623426778

About

Bio

DR JAY A SHAH MD, FAAPMR,FAAPM,FABS,FABDA RETD USAF MAJOR FL SURGEON , MED LEGAL SPECIALIST REHAB AND DISABILITY EVAL EXPERT , EXPERT IN IMPROVING- QUALITY MED CARE . WWW.DRJAYSHAH4CONGRESS.COM WWW.DRSHAH4LACO-SUPERVISOR.COM WWW.MEDLEGALSPECIALISTS.COM WWW.PAINMANAGEMENTLONGBEACH.NET TO HELP PEOPLE IN NEED OF MEDICAL CARE, I BECAME MD IN INDIA. I SERVED MY STATE AND VILLAGES- RURAL AREA THROUGH UNICEF. FOR FURTHER TRAINING, I WENT UK, AND TRAINED AS GERIATRIC INTERNIST AND ANAESTHETIST. I PRACTICED IN ENGLAND WHERE THERE IS UNIVERSAL FREE HEALTHCARE DURING 1966. TO SERVE RURAL AREA, I WORKED WITH CHURCH AND SERVE IN CANADA,WHERE THERE IS FREE UNIVERSAL HEALTHCARE UPTO 1972. DUE TO NEED TO WORK IN RURAL AREA OF NORTH NEWYORK STATE , I WAS INVITED BY CHURCH AND ROTARY CLUB PLUS LOCAL US CONGRESSMEN DURING 1972, WITH THEIR BLESSINGS AND BECAUSE OF MY INTEREST IN TOTAL CARE OF A PERSON, HOLISTIC MEDICINE AND REHABILITATION AFTER INJURY OR MEDICAL CONDITIONS, I RETRAINED MYSELF IN PHYS MED AND REHAB, IN NY CITY AT CORNELL UNIVERSITY,BURKE AND NEWYORK HOSPITAL. TO SUB-SPECIALISE IN ELECTRO-MYOGRAPHY, I MOVED TO UCLA-VA HOSPITAL IN LOS-ANGELES IN 1974. I SERVED VA HOSPITALS IN TOPEKA, KANSAS STATE. TO SERVE THE POOR AND NEEDY PEOPLE OF LA-COUNTY, I JOINED DHS.DUE TO NEED OF IMPROVING QUALITY OF MEDICAL CARE, I STUDIED MYSELF SO THAT HIGHEST QUALITY OF MEDICAL CARE CAN BE GIVEN.I WAS ACTING DIRECTOR OF REHAB.I WAS ARBITRATOR, TO EVALUATE QUALITY OF MEDICAL CARE OF RANCHO REHAB HOSPITAL OF LA-COUNTY, FOR STATE OF CALIFORNIA DURING 1979. DUE TO SHORTAGE OF MDs IN US AIRFORCE, I VOLUNTEERED IN 1981 AND SERVED, RETIRED AS MAJOR AND FLIGHT SURGEON. DUE TO MULTIPLE EXPERTISE, I RECEIVED AMER. MEDICAL BOARD CERTIFICATES AND FELLOWSHIPS LIKE PAIN MGT, WORK DISABILITY ANALYST, MED-LEGAL AND MORE.I NEVER HAVE ANY MALPRACTICE CASE. I CONTESTED TO IMPROVE HEALTH CARE,FOR LA-CO SUPERVISOR RACE 2004-2008 AND US CONG 2010-12. MOTTO: SERVE PATIENT, AS FAMILY

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.

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Addiction Medicine

Aerospace Medicine

Pain Management

Sports Medicine

Licenses

United States: California

Languages spoken

Gujarati, Hindi

Doctor Q&A

40 Answers
48 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
Differ diagn many: here we need historly how long or trauma or cold or lifting weight at job most common causes be intercostal muscle pain, costochondritis ,s... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
Posture problems can: Feet is very important part as it carries weight. More advanced structure of body-=essential so protect it. Postural problems need evaluation first,... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
COMMON SENSE- AVOID: Do favor-stop your yoga posture which can increase symptoms. Wait week or more if pain persist or occure or new vision problem-go to opthelmologist,... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
Thanks for asking!: I agree plus many causes of low backache and colon cancer can do it too.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
Thanks for asking!: I agree plus u can take bed rest 15 minutes twice during day -like every 5-6 hours of routine work . U can't do strenious exercises after u r ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
Thanks for asking!: I agree plus- low adrenal function can be evaluated easilky so get medical help. Neuropathy is not that common but easy fatigue is symptoms.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Banana , milk , yogurt, rice and green vegetables will help- avoid onion, herbs, garlic, spices, fried food, soft drinks, and alcohol.
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Yes it can be of help make sure there is no fracture.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
Knees trauma-chronic: He is not young .He has not jog and he should have cautiouly started ---slowly -time and distance of jogging now best is rest-no more running for ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
TO: To get strength- u need repeatition start with weight and lift 5-10-15 times daily may be twice.
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
VERY SHORT ACTING : Know you need sedation for very short time fast acting last 5 min or so it is ok few can tolerate the discomfort but md prefers full re... Read More
A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
WATER. MOVING WALK: MANY TRAVEL FOR LONG HOURS. BEST 4 U - DRINK LOTS WATER ALL THE TIME. KEEP WALKING EVERY HOUR OR TWO .MOVE YOUR ANKLE & KNEES IN CHAIR WHILE SIT... Read More
A 64-year-old male asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Its possible that - multiple reasons-pathology can exist-- there is water retention - edema secondary to arthritis------ and activities will reduce ... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
EVAL- DIAGNOSE TREAT: Exam and eval is essential for radiculopathy or disc problems metabolic can do similar symptoms MRI and EMG study needed . Trial therapy can... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
Thanks for asking!: I somewhat agree but as u look young and trained- just find out more about your spine -posture- etc scoliosis can do it . Also spine need to b... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
Thanks for asking!: I agree plus must tell-75 lbs to lift daily at work- is not a easy task for most persons, ladies will have problem to do job like that, , except... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
FACIAL NERVE: COLD IN EARS OR EXPOSURE TO COLD WIND CAN DAMAGE FACIAL NERVE very common history and exam is needed
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Its too common to have a problem of constipation in pregnancy so plan proper diet more Cellulose cerials, bananas, icecreamcones. Make habit of dri... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
Removal is slow: drinking lots of water will not help in passing screen test ... taking street drugs is dangerous and worse for a pregnant woman.. try to be responsibl... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
Thanks for asking!: I will say tramadol is for pain while Elavil (amitriptyline) is for elevation of mood -and relaxation. Both can be complimentary.
A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Please use some daily care by screen creams. Heat can make such problem try to use hat-cap also limit sun exposure time too.
A member asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
Thanks for asking!: No ... Tylenol (acetaminophen) paediatric liquid needs to be given as per instruction in fever.
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
As early as 4-6 week: CRPS-REFLEX SYMPATHETIC ATROPHY- SEVERE BURNING PAIN, BONE-SKIN CHANGES,SWELLING -EXCESSVE SWEATINGAND EXTREME SENSITIVITY TO TOUCH IF U DONT USE ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
BACLOFEN- SPASTICITY: IT IS GABA FAMILY AND USED FOR SPASTICITY SPECIALLY IN SPINAL CORD INJURIES . IT CAN BE STORED IN REFRIGERATOR FOR FOUR MONTHS.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
NO, she can not give: RN, IS NOT QUALIFIED BY TRAINING TO GIVE INJECTION INTO THE JOINT
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
HANG LEG,TRY 2 RELAX: IF U LOCK KNEE DUE TO INJURY OR SUDDEN MOVE AT GAMES,YOU ARE GOING TO DAMAGE MENISCUS AND BEST PLAN BE THAT , GO FOR MRI & DON'T WALK UNTIL YOU G... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
AS: As its said women is a creature-that pee once a day- etc take much less water a day.
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
Hormonal imbalance : As she is young, it seems she have imbalance in hormones which resulted like early menopause. Let her be eval by gynacologist put her on hrt regim... Read More
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
Abuse , body pain: Abuse of any muscte or joint by repetitive actions means damage to tissues and result is from chronic trauma traumatic mild arthritic changes wil... Read More
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
ALCOHOL IS NOT GOOD.: WHEN YOU ARE TAKING MEDICINE,IT IS ADVISABLE TO AVOID ALCOHOL. PARTICULARLY, MORE THAN ONE DRINK.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
More than one proble: One diagnosis- is diabetes , gasrtitis can be other --- life style of junk food can make difference. Evaluation must include - abdominal scan u ... Read More
A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
Thanks for asking!: As evaluated good- opd surgery is ok plus change lifestyle-reduce weight, improve gen health slowly, increase exercises weekly as possible, u can be ... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
INFLAMATION: Pain -in neck glands- common infection of ear or neck organs. Like throat, tonsills, soft structure of mouth .If persist after 1 week, consult md ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Lowback pain and radiation in lower extremity is due to pressure on lower lumber spinal nerve roots. Causes-injury- abuses of low back -lifting hea... Read More
A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
Thanks for asking!: Best is to check out for immunlogical blood tests.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
Not related: Post nasal drip makes the effect on nature of the voice,also bad breath, may cause infections.
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
Allergy. mild infect: there seems allergy no foreign body and best is to wash eyes with warm water plus put drops of water for possible dry eyes - hydration can he... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
Sinusitis.: nose block is common and its temporary. during cold u don't have migraine as it seems acute sinusitis- no drainage of sinus and so it wil... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
PREVENT DEHYDRATION: THIS IS SERIOUS MATTER: BABY WILL NEED IV FLUID SO THAT COMPLICATION OF DEHYDRATION CAN BE PREVENTED. PLEASE SEE PEDIATRICIAN.GET ADVICE AT ONCE.NOW W... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. JAYENDRA SHAH
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 60 years experience
WATER IS ESSENTIAL: All human must drink water or liquids 8 oz of 8 glasses must be taken dailt. Water is best healthy in all drinks, you will not get cancer if you... Read More

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Nov 29, 2014
Dr. Shah is a very knowledgeable and compassionate doctor who gives practical and sensible advice. I enjoy reading his answers. Highly recommended,
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. SHAH is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. SHAH is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thank you for not making me feel like I'm crazy or imagining these symptoms!
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This was very helpful. Thanks! Thanks for your detailed and straightforward answer.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you for taking the time to answer my question

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Gujarat University, B. J. Medical College, India
Graduated 1962MD

Residency

NY CORNELL UNIVERSITY

Residency

UCLA-VA HOSPITAL LA

Awards

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WWW.DRSHAHFORLACOUNTYSUPERVISOR.COM

Affiliations

USAF Internal Medicine And Aerospace Medicine
FIASC
IMASC
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