That persistent, tremendous pain follows you around and tends to strike at the most inconvenient times. You experience that unsettling discomfort throughout critical work meetings, supermarket shopping, and even when enjoying outdoor activities. However, should you smile and endure your joint or arthritis pain, your aching back or neck, or discomfort from a previous injury or surgery? It might be time to see a pain medicine specialist. Steven Ferrer, MD is the associate founder of Progressive Spine & Sports Medicine in Glen Rock, New Jersey. As a recognized board-certified pain medicine physician, Dr. Steven Ferrer is committed to patient care and improving recovery and functionality for all patients. Explore the benefits of pain medicine by calling the office or requesting an appointment online.
Dr. Ferrer’s Bio
Dr. Ferrer received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. He went on to obtain his Doctor of Medicine degree from the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey (UMDNJ) in Newark, wherein he was a Dean’s Academic Excellence Scholar.
Dr. Ferrer proceeded to the Jersey Shore University Medical Center in Neptune City, New Jersey, to finish an internal medicine internship. He finished both his residency and fellowship studies at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and JFK Johnson Medical Center in Edison, New Jersey.
To diversify his knowledge, Dr. Ferrer obtained board certification from the American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. He upholds subspecialties in rehabilitation and physical medicine, as well as pain medicine. Dr. Ferrer is also affiliated with Bayshore Community Hospital in Holmdel, NJ, and Saint Barnabas Medical Center in Livingston, NJ.
Dr. Ferrer is proud of his ability to execute a range of non-invasive treatments that improve patient outcomes and reduce recovery time for various diseases and traumas. He has considerable training and accreditation in medical acupuncture, which he uses to assist patients in recovering from sports injuries and chronic pain. Other pain management treatments Dr. Ferrer provide include:
- Pain injections
- Osteopathic manipulation
- Physical therapy
- Regenerative medicine
When practicing medicine, Dr. Ferrer has authored publications for pain medicine fellows in interventional pain management evaluation procedures and rotator cuff injuries in children. He constantly hosts community presentations on the various novel pain management care approaches.
Dr. Ferrer’s patients love his commitment to go far and beyond to ensure that they obtain relief from their pain and access the education they require to make well-informed decisions regarding their health care. Dr. Ferrer wishes to assist his patients to return to their normal activities as quickly as possible, without the need for painkillers or invasive treatments.
Do not continue suffering anymore! If you have been in pain for a long time, or if you have been under the care of a specialty or general care practitioner and are still in agony, it is time to seek treatment from a pain medicine specialist. Dr. Ferrer and his Progressive Spine & Sports Medicine team employ a distinctive approach to patient care by alleviating pain faster to assist patients to restore their optimal health. Call or book an appointment online to determine if you are the right candidate for pain medicine.