Entries by Daniel Sheehan, MD

“Texting Neck Syndrome” Is No Joke





Does your neck hurt from using your phone? That pain-in-the-neck is trying to get your attention. In addition to neck pain, bending your neck for too long may also cause upper shoulder pain and headaches. A 2016 study published in the Journal of Bodywork and Movement Therapies describes a link between headaches and poor posture […]

New State-of-the-Art Fluoroscopy Suite Expands Treatment Options for Patients





The Kaplan Center now has a state-of-the-art fluoroscopy suite and the ability to perform even more precision-guided procedures. Fluoroscopy is like an x-ray movie. The X-ray is a very low dose that minimizes exposure to patients and maximizes safety. Real-time, moving images are ideal for needle placement when performing injections. For spine and most joint […]

Spinal Fluid Leak Can Cause Symptoms of Chronic Pain, Fatigue and Dysautonomia





The symptoms of chronic cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) leak, also referred to as spinal fluid leak, are similar to those of many chronic pain syndromes including fibromyalgia, migraines, chronic neck pain, fatigue (ME/CFS), and a form of dysautonomia called POTS (Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome). What is CSF (Cerebral Spinal Fluid)? The brain and spinal cord should not […]

The Kaplan Center Welcomes Dr. Daniel Sheehan





It is with great pleasure we introduce the newest physician to join the Kaplan Center’s medical team, Daniel Sheehan, M.D.! Dr. Sheehan is board-certified in Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and holds particular interests in spine injuries, chronic pain management, and endurance sports medicine. We are thrilled to offer our patients an additional physician and team […]