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Treatment | Accident Care

The back, neck and spine care experts

Richard Badke MD PMR NYC

New York Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation Specialist


Dr. Richard Badke, MD is an interventional pain medicine specialist in Bronx, NY providing treatments for auto and car Accident Injuries



¡Hablamos español! Estamos aquí para los pacientes lesionados por accidentes. Llámenos hoy.  

Doctor Operating CT Scanner
  • Manipulation (adjustments)

  • Myofascial Release (muscle work)

  • Ultrasound

  • Rehabilitation Exercises

  • Muscle Stimulation

  • Converge

  • H-Wave

  • Therapeutic Taping

  • TENS

  • Bracing

  • Acupuncture

  • Orthopedic Surgery

  • Spinal Surgery

  • Occipital Nerve Block

  • Trigger Point Injections

  • Epidural Steroid Injections

  • Local Injections

  • Spinal Decompression

  • Prescription Medicine

  • X Rays

  • CT scans

  • MRI

  • Counseling

  • Plastic Surgery

  • Vasopneumatic Compression

  • Foot Surgery

  • DXD Testing

  • EMG/NCV Testing


  • What types of diagnostic tests are commonly used for work injuries?
    The type of diagnostic tests used for work injuries depends on the nature and extent of the injury. Some common tests include X-rays, MRI scans, CT scans, and ultrasounds. These tests can help identify broken bones, soft tissue damage, and other injuries.
  • What types of diagnostic tests are commonly used for car accident injuries?
    Diagnostic tests used for car accident injuries are similar to those used for work injuries. X-rays, CT scans, MRI scans, and ultrasounds are commonly used to diagnose injuries resulting from car accidents. In addition, some people may require specialized tests such as nerve conduction studies or electromyography (EMG) to evaluate nerve damage.
  • What types of diagnostic tests are commonly used for sports injuries?
    Sports injuries are typically diagnosed using a combination of physical exams and imaging tests. X-rays, MRI scans, and CT scans are commonly used to diagnose fractures, ligament tears, and other injuries. In addition, specialized tests such as arthroscopy may be used to examine joints and diagnose specific injuries.
  • How long does it take to get the results of diagnostic tests for injuries?
    The time it takes to get results from diagnostic tests varies depending on the type of test and the facility where it is performed. X-rays may produce immediate results, while MRI and CT scans may take several days to a week. In some cases, the results may need to be reviewed by a specialist or radiologist, which can also add to the turnaround time.
  • Can diagnostic tests be used to prevent future injuries?
    iagnostic tests can be used to identify pre-existing conditions or risk factors that may increase the likelihood of future injuries. For example, an MRI scan may reveal degenerative changes in a joint that could predispose a person to future injuries. This information can be used to develop preventative measures, such as physical therapy or changes to work or athletic activities, to reduce the risk of future injuries.
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