Dr. Posecion is board certified in physical medicine and rehabilitation and board certified in pain medicine. He is a physician trained in the diagnosis and management of spine-oriented pain where the cause is disease of the nerves, discs, muscles, joints, and/or bones. The goal is to promote optimal patient health and function by combining exercise with evidence-based medical treatment.
Originally from Queens, NY, Dr. Posecion received his undergraduate degree from New York University. He completed his medical education by interning at Long Island College Hospital in Brooklyn, NY. He went on to finish a three-year residency in physical medicine and rehabilitation at Kingsbrook Jewish Medical Center in Brooklyn, NY. He continued his training as a fellow in interventional spine and pain management with the Alabama Orthopedic, Spine, & Sports Medicine Associates in Birmingham, AL.
Dr. Posecion has a special interest in the non-operative treatment of neck and back disorders, orthopedic rehabilitation, and sports injuries. He has extensive training and experience in minimally invasive pain management techniques, including epidural steroid injections, facet joint injections, and intradiscal procedures. He also performs electro-diagnostic studies to assist in diagnosing complex cases.
Dr. Posecion’s objective is to work with his patients to design an individualized treatment program tailored to restore function and promote an active lifestyle. Different aspects of a treatment plan may include physical therapy, medications, or x-ray guided steroid injections. He provides on-operative care to patients who suffer from neck/back pain, arthritis, and work/sports-related injuries with the intent of adding quality to life.
He is an active member of the New York State Pain Society, the American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and the International Spine Intervention Society.
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