Chronic Injury Medicine is the medical practice operated by Dr. Irwin Abraham. The office is located just east of 3rd Avenue in Manhattan at 206A East 30th St.
The practice focuses on using the injection therapy prolotherapy to heal chronic injuries without needing to resort to surgery. Dr. Abraham has had a long history of using prolotherapy and continues to educate himself on new techniques, including neural prolotherapy.
Dr. Abraham was raised in Chicago, Illinois and attended the University of Chicago for his B.S. in biochemistry, which he received in 1968. Subsequent to this he attended the School of Medicine at the University of Southern California from which he graduated in 1972.
His training was conducted in New York City. Dr. Abraham was a resident at Lincoln Hospital in the Bronx from 1972-1976, and was Chief Medical Resident from 1975-1976.
After his residency, Dr. Abraham relocated to Rochester, NY where he practiced Internal Medicine in private practice from 1976 to 2005. Concurrently, he was a Clinical Assistant Professor at the University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry from 1980 to 2005.
In 1978, Dr. Abraham took a weeklong course in Rochester with Dr. James Cyriax, one of the originators of Orthopedic Medicine. This sparked the interest of Dr. Abraham. Since 1990 Dr. Abraham has held certification in Orthopedic Medicine from the Society of Orthopedic Medicine, and is a certified specialist in Sports Medicine since 1999. Over the past two decades Dr. Abraham has devoted increasing amounts of time to musculoskeletal issues.
In 2005, Dr. Abraham moved his practice to New York City and began to practice exclusively in Sports Medicine and Orthopedic Medicine.
Dr. Abraham is currently a member of the American College of Physicians, the American Society of Internal Medicine, the American Association of Orthopaedic Medicine, the American Association for the Study of Headache, the American Society for Clinical Hypnosis, and the Medical Society of the State of New York.