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Dr. Rikin Patel

Sports Medicine
NJ
19 years experience male

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Sports Medicine

Pain Management

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation

Licenses

United States: New Jersey, Pennsylvania

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

49 Answers
10 Agrees
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rikin Patel
Sports Medicine 19 years experience
Nerve problem : Pins and needles usually describe A nervous system issue. If not accompanied by facial weakness, pain, slurred speech, swallowing difficulties it may not be serious -- however these symptoms have many potential causes and if persisting or worsening warrant comprehensive medical evaluation. Hope that helps!
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rikin Patel
Sports Medicine 19 years experience
Depends on facility : This will likely depend on the rehab center that the patient is admitted to and what type of condition they are admitted for. Hope that helps
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rikin Patel
Sports Medicine 19 years experience
Physical exam : This is usually determined by a physical exam and doing manual muscle testing This is usually scored out of 5. The lower the number the more severe the weakness: typically between 4-5 would be consider mild and are typically grading with plus and minus as well.

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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York Institute of Technology New York College of Osteopathic Medicine, NY
Graduated 2002MD

Residency

NYU HOSPITALS CENTER
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