Ira Rashbaum, MD

Physiatrist at Rusk Rehabilitation,

NYU Langone Health

Dr. Rashbaum serves as the Chief of Tension Myoneural Syndrome at NYU Langone Health and is a leader in mind-body pain disorders.

Doctor Using Digital Tablet

A Leader in

Mind-Body Pain Disorders

Dr. Rashbaum is a board-certified physiatrist (a physician who specializes in physical medicine and rehabilitation) at Rusk Rehabilitation at NYU Langone Health. He is a Clinical Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine at NYU Grossman School of Medicine.

What is Tension Myoneural Syndrome? 

Named by John E. Sarno, Tension Myoneural Syndrome is a condition of physical pain that is often severe and disabling and results from mildly decreased oxygen to muscles, nerves and/or tendons in the region of joints (most notably resulting in back pain). 


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