Rina Caprarella

Neurologist at ProHEALTH Care Associates

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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
April 13, 2023

What Are the Four Stages of Peripheral Neuropathy?

Peripheral neuropathy is a disorder of the nerves that control sensation, movement, and muscle strength. It is caused by a number of factors, including diabetes, traumatic injuries, infections, metabolic disorders, and inherited causes. Once diagnosed, a doctor will order tests to find out what’s causing the nerve damage. These may include blood tests to detect […]

Peripheral Neuropathy
March 22, 2023

What is the Best Thing to Do for Peripheral Neuropathy?

Peripheral neuropathy is a chronic condition that can lead to problems with your hands or feet. It can occur suddenly or develop slowly over time. Many different treatment options are available to help alleviate pain symptoms and manage the condition. Some natural remedies can also reduce the pain of peripheral neuropathy. Take a Warm Bath […]

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