Martin Schaeffer, MD, Pain Medicine Physician with Cny Spine & Pain Medicine

Get to know Pain Medicine Physician Dr. Martin Schaeffer, who serves the population of New York.

Dr. Schaeffer medical career began in 1990, when he graduated from the Medical College of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Furthering his education, Dr. Schaeffer completed his internship and residency training with St. Vincent’s Hospital and Medical Center in New York City as well as completing a fellowship in Interventional Spine and Pain Management in Denver, Colorado.

Dr. Martin Schaffer features over 23 years of experience in his field. He keeps up to date with the latest advances in pain medicine by being an active member of the Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, the American Association of Neuromuscular & Electrodiagnostic Medicine, and other specialty organizations. He is also a founding member of the New York State Pain Society. Dr. Schaeffer is double board certified by the American Board of Pain Medicine and the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, and he is renowned as an expert in helping patients of all ages overcome pain and achieve greater mobility and function. He specializes in chronic neck pain, back and lower back pain, spondylosis, osteoarthritis, degenerative disc disease, carpal tunnel syndrome, fibromyalgia, spinal stenosis, bulging discs, and pinched nerves. Dr. Schaffer currently serves patients within CNY Spine and Pain Medicine, LLC.

A pain management specialist is a physician with special training in evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of all different types of pain. Pain is actually a wide spectrum of disorders including acute pain, chronic pain and cancer pain and sometimes a combination of these. Pain can also arise for many different reasons such as surgery, injury, nerve damage, and metabolic problems such as diabetes. Occasionally, pain can even be the problem all by itself, without any obvious cause at all.

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