Comprehensive care for spine surgery, scoliosis treatment, back pain treatment & physical therapy
Here at New York Spine Institute in East Meadow, NY our highly skilled and certified back doctors provide the most comprehensive care and treatment to patients, young and old, suffering from a wide range of spine and neck disorders. With our decades of knowledge and experience diagnosing, treating and caring for those individuals with chronic spinal disorders, our professional team of back surgeons and neck specialists is committed to improving the health of our patients as well as their quality of life. *
New York Spine Institute
Office Address: 761 Merrick Avenue Westbury, NY 11590
Monday – Friday: 9AM – 5PM
The expert back and neck specialists at NY Spine serving East Meadow are committed to designing specialized back pain treatment plans. Our highly skilled back specialists and spine doctors are qualified a variety of different situations.
Our board-certified back surgeons and neck specialists are led by Alexandre B. de Moura, M.D., FAAOS, and are proud of the comprehensive care and treatment that is rendered to all those suffering from back and neck pain related disorders.
Our diverse team of back specialist, who speak Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German and Russian, each contributes to the comprehensive, personalized plans prescribed to our patients for their individualized neck pain treatment and back pain related conditions.
Here at the East Meadow clinic of New York Spine Institute, our devoted team of board-certified back doctors and spine surgeons strive to provide the most comprehensive management and treatment options to all those who suffer from disorders of the spine and neck. We strive to deliver comfort and relief from back pain, neck pain, and a wide range of other spinal conditions.* From lumbar and cervical disc herniations, and spinal fractures to spinal tumors, deformities, various infections and degenerative conditions of the spine, we are committed to handling it all.
At your initial visit, we will gather medical histories and information needed so as to provide you with an accurate assessment and diagnosis, and thereafter with a personalized treatment plan specific to your individual needs. Our goal here at the NYSI is simple – to alleviate the back pain and neck pain of our patients, and provide effective treatments for our patients’ spinal disorders and conditions*.
Many of our patients require typical non-invasive treatment options, while others may require surgical options. Our expert spine doctors perform minimally invasive surgical procedures as well as complex surgeries. With each type of surgery, our neck and back surgeons strive to alleviate various degrees of pain affiliated with pinched nerves, spinal cord compression, or mechanical instability of the spinal cord. * We engage in treatments such as surgical decompression and stabilization techniques that are specific to the spinal column and serve to satisfy the personalized medical needs of our patients.*
Types of surgeries we offer to our East Meadow patients:
Our top-rated back and neck specialists here in East Meadow along with our skilled spine surgeons with our decades of experience and training in bone and neurological spinal disorders, have provided personalized treatment options and plans to over thousands of patients suffering from debilitating neck and back disorders.
Here in the United States, there are millions of people who suffer from scoliosis, a sideways curvature of the spine. Small spine curvatures are common but when advanced curvature is present there are a number of additional health issues that may come into play, including muscle pain, fatigue, back pain, spinal arthritis and even breathing issues.
The spine and back specialists here at NYSI treat all levels of scoliosis, whether degenerative or common idiopathic. Billed as one of the best scoliosis treatment centers here in the U.S., our expert team of doctors and surgeons, with their countless years of experience and training with the NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases, have lectured around the world and have written a variety of publications on scoliosis treatment. You can learn more about these lectures and publications in our Spine 101 section.
To ensure that our East Meadow patients have access to the highest quality orthopedic care, the New York Spine Institute has proudly partnered with top rated orthopedic surgeons, Dr. Jeffrey Guttman, M.D and Dr. Salvatore Corso, M.D. They are renowned in the field of orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine,
East Meadow patients can expect to receive the best quality of care under our spine specialists. We know that our orthopedic care and spinal medicine goes unparalleled.
Some of the Orthopedic surgeries we can perform:
Through the use of our orthopedic division we offer a collective team approach. Whether for planned surgeries or emergent, same day medical needs at all of our sites and affiliate hospitals. Our pain management programs and experienced Dr. Corso and Guttman are here to provide East Meadow patients with the care they need to be their healthiest selves. Our top rated pain management program provides East Meadow patients with the best quality of care for a full range of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.
We understand that each patient is experiencing something different. That is why our orthopedic surgeons will cater consultations and treatments to each East Meadow patient’s specific needs and concerns. You deserve a provider that you can trust, and that is what you get with our orthopedic providers. Our advanced treatments and skilled providers are here to make you feel heard, and work toward a healthier you.
If you are like millions of other people who suffer from chronic pain and require specialized back pain treatment to improve your state of health, then surely the board-certified team of neck surgeons and back specialists here in East Meadow are the ideal team for you.* Understanding the complexities of the spine and the resulting chronic back and neck pain that results, you can feel confident to put your care and trust in our team of professionals.
Our friendly back and neck specialists start the medical process by conducting a thorough exam and multiple tests. Once we have made our diagnosis and assessment, we then provide you with treatment options suited to your individualized needs that range from simple braces to surgical decompression or stabilizing techniques. It is our goal to avoid surgeries as a first option and instead present with non-surgical back pain treatment whenever possible.
Our fellowship-trained spine doctors and neck doctors offer all our East Meadow patients sophisticated back pain management options that serve to alleviate pain levels and enhance health. * With our simple mission statement of patient awareness and satisfaction, our team strives to improve the quality of life for all our patients. * With detailed assessments, diagnoses, treatment options, and pain management, we are dedicated to this very task.
Equipped with the latest technologies, innovative equipment, advanced training in back and neck pain treatment methods and medical diagnostics, our highly skilled spine surgeons and neck doctors are on hand to treat a variety of conditions including, but not limited to:
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 here in East Meadow provides back pain treatment options including • Injection therapies• Radiofrequency procedures• Spinal cord stimulation• Intrathecal device implementation• State-of-the-art fluoroscopy and endoscopy• Ketamine infusion therapy for treatment of neuropathic pain syndromes such as CRPS.
With every surgical back pain treatment option and those specific to neck pain treatment, there is a need for a personalized physical therapy plan. From minimally invasive surgery to complex surgery, physical therapy is a must do since it will aid in overall mobility, reducing pain levels, restoring function, and minimizing post-surgical disabilities. *
Michael Friar, D.P.T., a highly recognized physical therapist at NYSI leads the team here in East Meadow with personalized physical therapy treatments. These specialized PT plans include stretching, exercising, and manual therapies as well as promoting the awareness of body mechanics, postural setup and home exercises that ultimately help to avoid reinjury.*
Dr. Friar also encourages PT treatment plans that combine cardio and weight machines for targeting strength and endurance training. Once a patient is evaluated to determine functioning levels, physical restrictions and pain thresholds, a customized PT 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.
Equipped with state of the art diagnostic imaging, including Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Digital Radiography (DX) x-rays, ultrasounds, Long-Length Imaging (LLI), CT (Computer Tomography) and our newest piece of equipment, a GE 1.5T system for high quality pictures of anatomy and pathology, our back specialists and spine doctors are able to assess and diagnose back and neck pain treatment needed.* The advanced, innovative equipment and tools play a significant role in the personalized care and neck pain treatment options prescribed.
*The effectiveness of diagnosis and treatment will vary by patient and condition. New York Spine Institute does not guarantee certain results.
The award-winning team of board-certified and highly skilled spine surgeons, neck surgeons, and back and neck specialists, here at New York Spine Institute in East Meadow, are steadfast in their commitment to assess, diagnose, treat and manage the personalized care of all our patients. A true testament to our simple but caring mission statement to improve the comfort levels and health of our patients suffering from back pain, neck pain, or other spinal ailments, the commitment of our back surgeons and neck doctors is to be commended.* If you are looking to get your life back on track and minimize pain and suffering attributed to chronic pain, then indeed the team here at NYSI in East Meadow is your ideal treatment solution.*