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Dr. Emerald Lin

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
NY
14 years experience female

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TBI fellowship trained Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician

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Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

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19 Answers
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emerald Lin
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 14 years experience
Yes: This depends on the severity and location of the injury. Generally, individuals may become more irritable. Forgetful, and have difficulty concentratin... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emerald Lin
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 14 years experience
Yes: A concussion is a form of mild traumatic brain injury. The severity & duration of the symptoms varies on the severity of the hit and the individual. U... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emerald Lin
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 14 years experience
Medical care: You should see your doctor asap in order to rule out any serious consequences. You also should rest, both cognitively and physically, let others know ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emerald Lin
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 14 years experience
Usually resolve: A concussion is an event of momentary trauma to your brain. The effects afterwards usually resolve for most people within 1-3 months, depending on pre... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emerald Lin
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 14 years experience
Depends on injury: This depends on a number of things, namely: the severity of injury, the condition of the patient before the injury, any complications due to the injur... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emerald Lin
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 14 years experience
Well balanced diet: You should eat a well-balanced diet of proteins, good fats- omega 3s, and carbohydrates in the form of fresh fruits, vegetables, grains. Make sure you... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Emerald Lin
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 14 years experience
Seek immediate medical attention: Go to the er, or get evaluated by a medical professional trained in concussion identification or management- could be an er physician, physiatrist (ph... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emerald Lin
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 14 years experience
Please see your gp: Most likely this is nerve irritation related. However, if you are concerned about a brain tumor and have a family history of it along with systemic si... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emerald Lin
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 14 years experience
Other options: No amputation is needed. If oral medications and botulinum toxin injections have been tried and do not improve your function, you can also look into i... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emerald Lin
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 14 years experience
Depends: This depends on which facial muscles and nerves were affected, and if the nerves were affected, where along the pathway of the nerve was lesioned. Als... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emerald Lin
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 14 years experience
Many possibilities: Would need more information. There are many possibilities to such a symptom: for example, it could be brain injury (or to be more clear, effects after... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emerald Lin
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 14 years experience
Other options: No amputation is needed. If oral medications and botulinum toxin injections have been tried and do not improve your function, you can also look into i... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerald Lin
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 14 years experience
Velocity dependent: Spasticity is velocity dependent- the faster you try to move the limb the more resistance you will encounter. Rigidity is a fixed resistance not affe... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emerald Lin
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 14 years experience
Varied: These depend on the severity of your injury, your prior history, and the management post injury. Some common symptoms are: headaches, difficulty sleep... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Emerald Lin
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 14 years experience
Common consequence: The olfactory nerve courses through the brain and towards the nose through a plate with holes. When the head is subject to a force, there's a risk of ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emerald Lin
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 14 years experience
Medically stable: In order to maximize functional gains, rehabilitation should begin as soon as the patient is medically stable. It should be directed by a rehabilitati... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Emerald Lin
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 14 years experience
Depends: Recovery depends on the severity and location of the injury, if there were complications after the injury, and the state of the individual. Vestibular... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Emerald Lin
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 14 years experience
Yes: An injury to the brain causes damage to the structure and normal mechanisms of the brain. This causes an energy mismatch as the brain struggles to per... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Emerald Lin
Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation 14 years experience
Cognitive therapy: One of the most beneficial treatments is an evaluation to identify your deficits, followed by cognitive therapy, in which you will work on your areas ... Read More

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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Lin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Dr. Lin is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey, Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, NJ
Graduated 2008MD

Residency

MT SINAI HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTER
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