Rina Caprarella

Neurologist at ProHEALTH Care Associates

About Me

Rina Caprarella is a highly experienced Neurology Specialist who has practiced for over 25 years. She specializes in studying and treating peripheral and entrapment neuropathy and is currently the attending neurologist at ProHEALTH Care Associates in Lake Success, NY. Her primary focus is treating general neurology patients with peripheral nervous system disorders.

Dr. Caprarella is also actively involved in advocating for the advancement of women to leadership positions, particularly in the medical field. She has been Chair of Neurology, Women in Medicine, and Co-Chair of the Center for Neck and Back Pain at ProHEALTH. In this role, she facilitates non-surgical treatment protocols for patients with disorders of the spine and gait difficulties. She works to design a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to healthcare that is patient-centered.

One critical challenge Dr. Caprarella faces as Co-Chair for the Center for Neck and Back Pain at ProHEALTH is helping patients with chronic neck or back pain. She aims to provide non-surgical pain intervention and communicates an overall health strategy with patients, including partnerships with other health and wellness providers. Dr. Caprarella's patient-centered approach considers patient and family preferences, socioeconomic conditions, and the patient's cultural values.

Dr. Caprarella's professional skills and licenses are impressive. As a ProHEALTH Care Associate, she helped the agency pivot into telemedicine during the worldwide pandemic from 2020 to 2021. She served as a Physician Leader for Telemedicine Development, collaborating with development team members to set guidelines for usage and other protocols that would facilitate the delivery of healthcare services when distance is a critical factor.

Dr. Caprarella has been licensed in New York and Board Certified by the American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (ABPN) since 2004. Patients treated by ABPN-certified specialists can be assured that they have the specialized skills and knowledge to diagnose and treat medical conditions associated with trauma or illness of the brain.

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Rina Caprarella- Peripheral Neuropathy
August 9, 2023

How to Diagnose Peripheral Neuropathy: A Comprehensive Guide

Peripheral neuropathy is a condition that affects the peripheral nerves, causing symptoms such as numbness, tingling, weakness, and pain in the extremities. It can significantly impact a person’s quality of life, making early detection and diagnosis crucial. This article will explore the various methods used to test for peripheral neuropathy, helping individuals and healthcare professionals […]

Rina Caprarella
July 26, 2023

How Do You Test for Peripheral Neuropathy?

Peripheral neuropathy is a condition that affects the nerves outside the brain and spinal cord, often resulting in numbness, weakness, and pain in the extremities. It can be caused by various factors such as diabetes, infections, toxins, and traumatic injuries. Early detection and accurate diagnosis of peripheral neuropathy are crucial for effective management and prevention […]

Rina Caprarella
July 11, 2023

Relieve Lower Back Pain: Effective Strategies for Lasting Relief

Lower back pain is a common health issue that affects millions of people worldwide. It can be caused by various factors, such as muscle strains, poor posture, herniated discs, or underlying medical conditions. Dealing with lower back pain can be debilitating and hinder daily activities. However, there are several effective strategies you can implement to […]

Back Pain: Identifying Serious Types That Demand Attention
June 6, 2023

Back Pain: Identifying Serious Types That Demand Attention

Back pain is a common ailment that affects people of all ages and backgrounds. While most cases of back pain are self-limiting and resolve with time and self-care, some back pain can indicate severe underlying conditions. Recognizing the signs of severe back pain is crucial for early intervention and appropriate medical attention. In this article, […]

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