Comprehensive care for spine surgery, scoliosis treatment, back pain treatment & physical therapy
OUR OFFICE SERVING WEST POINT, NEW YORK
Do you need an expert neck doctor? A spine specialist? If you have neck or back pain that is interfering with your day-to-day life, we can help you. New York Spine Institute in West Point, NY has some of the best spine doctors in the area. Not only are they experts in their field, but they are also kind, patient, and caring.
When you come to New York Spine Institute, you will get a customized and tailor-made plan to suit your lifestyle and medical history. We are dedicated to providing high quality care for all our patients.
The NYSI in West Point, NY is led by Alexandre de Moura, M.D., FAAOS, an internationally recognized leader. Every spine and back specialist he leads has decades of experience and training as well.
At our office serving West Point, we have bilingual neck and back doctors. Whether you need treatment in Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German, or Russian, we can find a spinal specialist for you.
SPINE SURGERY & CARE IN WEST POINT, NY
There are a multitude of things that can cause back or neck pain. Fractures, a herniated or diseased discs, or even infections can cause neck pain. When you come to West Point’s New York Spine Institute, we use science to get to the bottom of what is ailing you.
If you’re worried about needing back or neck (cervical) surgery, then don’t be. We always strive to deliver the most effective and least invasive care possible. As a result, only a small percentage of patients will end up needing surgery. It is mostly designed to benefit patients who suffer from pinched nerves and therefore extreme chronic back pain. And even in these cases, we generally only perform surgery only after other neck or back treatments have failed.
At New York Spine Institute in West Point all of our neck and back doctors have received the best and highest training in training in bone, nervous, and neurological disorders of the spine. They are board certified and will always treat you with kindness. They’ll patiently listen to your symptoms, possible factors, and any concerns you may have.
While scoliosis is one of the most common conditions in The United States, that doesn’t make it any easier to have. Scoliosis occurs when the spine curves from side to side rather than front to back. If your scoliosis is the type that features large curves, then you probably have a myriad of health issues that accompany it. These may include fatigue, muscle pain, back pain, spinal arthritis, or even breathing issues.
Whether your scoliosis is the common idiopathic or congenital and iatrogenic sort, we can treat it. We treat a wide range of scoliosis patients and conditions. We also even have pediatric as well as adult care. Regardless of your path, you can be sure that your doctor will offer you a multidisciplinary and comprehensive approach.
The treatment for your condition will depend largely on the severity of it. In some cases, surgery may be needed. But if you do need spine surgery for you scoliosis, then New York Spine Institute in West Point is the place to go. All of our spine surgeons are experts in their field and are internationally recognized for their work. They have lectured throughout the world and authored multiple scholarly publications regarding spine disorders. They also regularly perform surgeries at our nationally-ranked hospital: The NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases.
In order to give our West Point patients the most comprehensive orthopedic care, the New York Spine Institute has proudly partnered with the distinguished orthopedic surgeons, Dr. Dylan O’Rourke and Dr. Alexios Apazidis, M.D. These experts are skilled and experienced in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine. The New York Spine Institute’s spine specialists serving West Point give our patients an unparalleled level of care, which covers all aspects of orthopedic and spinal medicine.
Some of the Orthopedic surgeries we can perform:
Rotator Cuff Repair
Shoulder Arthroscopy and Decompression
Soft Tissue Repair
Our orthopedic division has allowed patients to receive round the clock care for when they need it.We provide same day medical needs for our various locations and affiliate hospitals. The shared vision of Dr. O’Rourke, Dr. Apazidis, and our top ranked pain management program are here to provide our patients with an unparalleled level, covering a full spectrum of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.
Patient care is of the utmost importance. Our orthopedic surgeons will make you feel comfortable and safe. Every consultation is unique to the patient. This is because every patient has their own specific needs. We are able to accommodate our work to make sure you are receiving the care that you need. Everyone deserves access to high quality orthopedic care when they need it. We are proud to provide that quality care to our valued patients. Our experts are committed to your health and your goals.
There are a multitude of things that can cause back or neck pain. Fractures, a herniated or diseased discs, or even infections can cause neck pain. When you come to West Point’s New York Spine Institute, we use science to get to the bottom of what is ailing you. All of our spine and neck specialists are trained in the best medical practices and will diagnose you using only these practices. After that, they will prescribe a reasonable and medically accepted treatment. That way, you can be back on your feet as soon as possible.*
After taking careful note of your symptoms, your back surgeon will present you with a personalized treatment plan. This plan could include anything from a brace to a surgical intervention (But don’t worry. We understand that nobody wants to have surgery and thus always treat it as a last resort!). We believe in the personalized approach because we know that everybody is different. Despite the fact that humans share most of their DNA, we are all incredibly different. Nobody’s anatomy, lifestyle, and medical history are exactly alike.
Sophisticated pain management in West Point, NY, by a fellowship-trained back specialist.
Are you one of the millions of of American adults who suffer from chronic back pain? If you are, you probably want to know your treatment options in helping you with your condition.
At New York Spine Institute in West Point, we want to make sure our patients receive the best care possible. As a result, we only hire the best and most qualified physicians.
All of them have had advanced fellowships for interventional pain management procedures, spine care, and sports medicine. As giants in their field, they make sure to keep up on the latest medical treatments, diagnostics, and technologies of the matter.
We offer West Point residents treatment options, which include:• Injection therapies• Radiofrequency procedures• Spinal cord stimulation• Intrathecal device implementation• State-of-the-art fluoroscopy and endoscopy for great accuracy and precision• Ketamine infusion therapy for treatment of neuropathic pain syndromes such as CRPS.
Each of our specialists has expertise in the latest diagnostics, medical treatments and advanced technologies in nearly every pain-related condition.*
Unfortunately, successful surgery doesn’t usually end in total recovery right away. Even patients who undergo minimally invasive surgeries will likely require physical therapy afterwards. By completing a physical therapy regime, you may be able to help decrease pain, restore function, and limit future disability. We also highly recommend post-operational physical therapy to those with active lifestyles. If you are regularly putting strain on your neck or back, you will want to recover as soon as possible.
Thankfully, our patients in the West Point, NY area now have access to our world-class licensed physical therapist – Michael Friar, D.P.T. Under his guidance, you’ll learn exercises based around stretching, modalities, and manual therapy. You’ll also work on also proper body mechanics and postural awareness. When you’re at home, you can go through your personalized routine. And when you’re in our office, you’ll also have access to our world-class cardio and weight machines. Using these, you’ll be able to target strength and endurance training. All of these exercises will lead you on a better path to recovery and possibly even prevent future injury.
The first step in our process is an evaluation by one of our licensed physical therapists. They will assess your current level of function and pain intensity. They will also consider your lifestyle. Then, our resident Michael Friar, D.P.T. will take all of that into account to suggest treatment options available. He will always focus on specializing your back pain treatment and setting realistic goals.
The Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) machine was invented in 1977 and has since revolutionized medical practices everywhere. It is a useful, non-invasive, and safe way to help diagnose conditions. Our MRI machine in West Point, NY will give our doctors the tools that they need to analyze your bones and soft tissue anatomy.
Our office in West Point has state of the art and technologically advanced diagnostic tools. In addition to our 1.5 MRI system, we also have a Digital Radiography (DX) x-ray.
Our high-field short bore 1.5 MRI system supports many clinical situations. We can do MRI scans of the spine, brain, abdomen, pelvis, shoulder, knee, hip, elbow, wrist, ankle, and even the foot!
New York Spine Institute’s brand-new GE 1.5 system will also provide our physicians with their best images yet. With this system, our doctors will be able to see high-quality and detailed pictures of your condition. That way, they can try to more accurately diagnose and eventually treat your back pain.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) uses magnetism and radio waves to produce detailed images of the body. It is extremely safe, non-invasive, and helpful to physicians. Many times, an MRI scan will pick up the presence of a certain disease when other tools such as x-rays cannot.
Spine and neck treatment can be scary. But we want you to feel comfortable and confident in our office. So we have made our office in West Point as “homey” as possible. When you come here, you will have access to relaxing music, earplugs, and even sleeping masks. We care about our patients and want to make sure that they are comfortable.
Our office in West Point is even outfitted with its own digital radiology department. In this part of our practice, the images are digitized and radiologists can analyze bone and soft tissue. As part of this, we also offer Longth Length Imaging (LLI) for proper scoliosis assessment.
Providing Our West Point Patients The Care The Need
So next time you need neck pain treatment or are suffering from back pain, make NYSI your first choice. We are one of the most respected spine practices in the tri-state area and have the experience to show for it. All of our care is fully comprehensive and will be administered with the utmost care. We fully believe that your success is also ours. Contact your spine or back specialist today and we will help you start on your road to recovery.