Comprehensive care for spine surgery, scoliosis treatment, back pain treatment & physical therapy
Here at New York Spine Institute in Bethpage, NY our board-certified spine doctors are committed to providing innovative care and treatment to all our patients suffering from spinal pain. With decades of experience, and specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of acute and chronic spinal disorders, our team of back specialists is dedicated to the improvement and recovery* of all our patients’ health. Today’s development of surgical implants, techniques, instruments and technology allows us to provide effective spinal procedures* to all our patients.
Here in the Bethpage clinic, our expert teams are diligent in their efforts to design personalized treatment plans specific to your individual needs. Whether conservative physical therapy, pain management, advanced spinal treatments or surgeries, our highly skilled back specialists and spine doctors handle it all.
Our physicians here at the NYSI, led by Alexandre B. de Moura, M.D., FAAOS, is proud of our highly visible presence in the industry as a result of our comprehensive care and treatment of complex spine disorder and varied forms of back and neck pain related conditions.
With a multi-language staff, which includes Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German and Russian, our team is focused on our commitment to provide quality spinal and neurological treatments to patients across the globe. From our medical spine doctors and neck surgeons to our skilled back and neck specialists ready to serve you.
Here at the Bethpage clinic of New York Spine Institute we are a team of highly qualified back doctors and spine surgeons that are dedicated to providing comprehensive treatment of multiple disorders of the spine. With the advancements in surgical technology and minimally invasive techniques, we offer our patients relief* of their back and neck pain through various forms of treatments. From spinal fractures, lumbar and cervical disc herniations, to spinal tumors, infections, deformities and degenerative conditions of the spine, we handle it all.*
We collect medical histories needed at the initial consultation, present with a diagnosis and then follow up with a personalized treatment plan specific to the individual needs of all our patients. Our goal is simple – to alleviate pain* and help get your life back on track again.
The treatment options for both back and neck pain alike, are varied. In some cases, non-invasive treatment options are recommended, whereas in other cases, surgical options may be necessary. From minimally invasive surgical procedures to complex surgeries, our spine surgeons and neck surgeons each strive to alleviate pain resulting from pinched nerves, spinal cord compression, or mechanical instability of the spinal cord by using specialized procedures such as surgical decompression and stabilization techniques that are specific to the spinal column.
Types of surgeries we offer to our Bethpage patients:
•Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion
•ALIF: Anterior Cervical Corpectomy
•Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion
•Artificial Cervical Disc Replacement
•Lumbar Disc Microsurgery
•Lumbar Inter-Body Fusion
•Mobi-C Cervical Disc Replacement
•Spinal FusionTotal Disc Replacement
•Total Disc Replacement
•XLIF: Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion
Our qualified neck and back specialists and spine surgeons have decades of advanced training in bone and neurological spinal disorders. With that said, the team of back doctors here in Bethpage has treated thousands of individuals who have suffered from varied forms of neck and back pain.
There are millions of people in the United States who suffer from scoliosis, a sideways curvature of the spine. Advanced curvature of the spine presents with a number of health issues, including muscle pain, fatigue, back pain, spinal arthritis and breathing issues.
The spine and back specialists here at NYSI are equipped to treat all levels of scoliosis, whether degenerative or common idiopathic. Recognized as one of the best scoliosis treatment centers in the U.S., our award-winning team of doctors and back surgeons, many of whom have had years of experience with the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, a nationally ranked center here in New York, have given lectures across the globe and written a wide range of scoliosis treatment publications. You can learn more about this in our Spine 101 section.
To bring our Bethpage patients the most comprehensive orthopedic care, the New York Spine Institute has partnered with world-class orthopedic surgeons, Dr. Jeffrey Guttman, M.D and Dr. Salvatore Corso, M.D. Expertly trained in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine,
our spine specialists provide unparalleled patient care spanning all aspects of orthopedic and spinal medicine.
Some of the Orthopedic surgeries we can perform include:
The addition of an orthopedic division allows our center to provide a shared team approach to all planned surgeries and emergent, same day medical needs at our multiple locations and affiliate hospitals. Through the shared vision of Dr. Corso and Guttman, our premier pain management program offers Bethpage patients unparalleled care for a full range of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.
Our orthopedic surgeons are sensitive to the needs of each patient’s situation and adapt consultations and treatments to accommodate individual concerns and needs. Having high-quality orthopedic care is invaluable for our patients. We want to help you reclaim the quality of life with our cutting-edge orthopedic treatments.
If you suffer from neck or back pain that is disruptive to your life, then suffer no more. Reach out to the qualified spine surgeons and back specialists here at the NYSI in Bethpage. We fully understand the complexities of the spine and the resulting neck and back pain that occurs. When you put your trust in our team of professionals, you can be sure that your health and well-being are our #1 priority.
During your initial appointment, we will conduct a thorough exam and tests, giving attention to specific symptoms that can play an important role in our medical diagnosis. Once our diagnosis and assessment is complete, we will discuss suitable treatment options that may range from simple braces to surgical decompression or stabilizing techniques. We make every effort to avoid surgeries and begin treatments with non-surgical back pain treatment when appropriate. Though people may suffer from the same spinal disorder, treatment plans are all personalized to meet your individual needs.
Our fellowship-trained back specialists and neck specialists offer our Bethpage patients, sophisticated back pain management options. With millions of Americans suffering from various types of back and neck pain, our neck doctors strive to deliver neck pain treatment plans that serve to alleviate pain* and enhance our patients’ health.
Here at NYSI in Bethpage, our mission statement is simple. We want to provide the best possible treatments to improve health and healing. With this focus in mind, we perform detailed assessments, diagnoses, back pain treatment options, and pain management for all our valued patients.*
Our dedicated spine doctors and back specialists are equipped with all the latest technologies, innovative equipment, advanced training in varied back pain treatment methods, and extensive training in all medical diagnostics for a vast lineup of back and neck pain issues and disorders. * As a result, we treat a wide range of conditions including:
We treat conditions including:
Each of our specialists has expertise in the latest diagnostics, medical treatments and advanced technologies in nearly every pain-related condition.*
The team of professionals here in Bethpage offer patients a variety of treatment options including • 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.
When back and/or neck surgery is a necessary treatment option, there is a good deal of physical therapy that is required following the surgery. Whether minimally invasive or complex surgery, proper rehabilitation is an absolute must do. Physical therapy serves to assist with overall mobility, reduce pain levels, restore function, and minimize post-surgical disabilities. *
Michael Friar, D.P.T., a highly recognized physical therapist at New York Spine Institute is on hand to provide you with the best in physical therapy treatments. He works with every patient individually to offer instruction on stretching, exercising, and manual therapies as well. He ensures that patients are fully aware of body mechanics, postural setup and home exercises to aid in the prevention of reinjuries.
Dr. Friar encourages and promotes personalized physical therapy treatment plans which combine cardio and weight machines specific to targeting strength and endurance training for all our Bethpage patients. Each patient is evaluated to determine functioning levels, physical restrictions and pain thresholds. Once the evaluation is complete, your customized physical therapy plan is prescribed.
State of the art diagnostic imaging, Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is often used for diagnosing conditions when x-rays, ultrasounds or CT (Computer Tomography) are unsuccessful*. MRIs are not only painless, safe and non-invasive, but afford back doctors the tools needed to carry on their mission to design effective treatment plans. They have proven to be valuable in diagnosing a wide range of conditions. An MRI allows bone and soft tissue anatomy images to be closely analyzed.
Our top of the line NYSI diagnostic imaging contributes to patients’ individualized care and treatment options. Here in Bethpage, our innovative diagnostic imaging includes a high field short bore 1.5T MRI system that supports clinical applications for Spine, Brain, Abdomen, Pelvis, Shoulder, Knee, Hip, Elbow, Wrist, Hand, Ankle and Foot* as well as Digital Radiography (DX) x-rays. Further, New York Spine Institute is now equipped with a brand-new GE 1.5T system that produces high quality pictures of anatomy and pathology to aid in the evaluation and assessment of musculoskeletal disorders and also provides Long Length Imaging (LLI) for scoliosis assessments.
*The effectiveness of diagnosis and treatment will vary by patient and condition. New York Spine Institute does not guarantee certain results.
New York Spine Institute and its award-winning team of board-certified spine surgeons, neck surgeons, and back and neck specialists, take the utmost pride in providing the most comprehensive, personalized treatment and care to all our Bethpage patients. Our commitment and dedication is a true testament to our simple mission statement – to improve the health of our patients whether they suffer from back pain or neck pain and enhance their quality of life. * We are, by far, one of the most trusted and reputable spine surgery practices this side of New York City. Take a moment to contact our back specialists for your consultation appointment and let us help get you back on the road to recovery.