Dr. Kathy Aligene

Regenerative Medicine and Personalized Pain Management

Dr. Kathy Aligene is an innovative physician in the field of Integrative Pain and Regenerative Medicine. Dr. Aligene’s practice is based upon her expertise in two complementing areas of medicine: Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation and Interventional Pain Management.

Dr. Aligene incorporates various treatment modalities uniquely tailored to each patient, which includes Interventional Procedures, Homeopathic Injections, Regenerative Medicine, Lifestyle Modifications, Injury Prevention, Gait, Ergonomic, and Environmental assessment.

Each patient can expect a highly-personalized evidence-based and comprehensive medical assessment to evaluate, diagnose, and treat a patient’s pain symptoms or pain-related conditions. The overall treatment goals are to alleviate and/or eliminate pain; improve range of motion and mobility; and to heal and repair injured soft tissue (nerve, tendon, and ligament), non-surgically. Dr. Aligene’s integrative and functional approach to musculoskeletal, joint, nerve related problems are uniquely focused on each person’s medical, physical and lifestyle goals.

Dr. Aligene completed her residency training in Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation, serving as Chief Resident at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai (ISMMS). Thereafter, Dr. Aligene completed an ACGME accredited Fellowship in Interventional Anesthesiology Pain Management at ISMMS. Dr. Aligene has been active in clinical research, published in several peer-reviewed research articles, and book chapters. She held numerous leadership and advocacy in local and national rehabilitation and pain organizations, including voting Board Member of the Association of Academic Physiatrists. She recently recognized as New York 2018 SuperDoctors.

Diagnostic Expertise:
Headaches
Neck Pain, Back Pain
Muscle Aches Pain
Joint Pain (Shoulder, Elbow, Wrist, Hip, Knee, Ankle)
Pelvic Floor Pain/Dysfunction
Post-Pregnancy Related Pain
Fibromyalgia
Complex Reginal Pain
Neuropathy
Scar Tissue Pain

Therapeutic Expertise
Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Guided
Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP) Injection
Stem Cells (Bone Marrow Derived) Injection
Homeopathic Injection
Ligament/Tendon Injection
Joint Injection
Trigger Point Injections
Prolotherapy
Neuroma Injection
Sympathetic Block
Peripheral Nerve Block