Comprehensive care for spine surgery, scoliosis treatment, back pain treatment & physical therapy
If you’re looking for affordable and qualified spine doctors possessing decades of practice, then secure an appointment at New York Spine Institute in Long Island, NY. We offer dependable back and neck pain therapy for the residents of the greater New York City area. Our back doctors and dedicated staff strive to provide a full range of services dedicated to treating back and neck pain.*
Our back and neck specialists aim to go above and beyond your expectations as a patient with your own set of needs. We are here to make your recovery a number one priority.
We are leaders in our industry because we take the time to really understand the underlying cause of your neck or back pain. Our team of health professionals at NYSI is led by medical director, Alexandre B. de Moura, M.D., FAAOS.
At NYSI, we speak many different languages to accommodate our patients from other countries. Our services are provided in many languages, like Spanish, Portuguese, French, Italian, German, and Russian.
There are a variety of problems impacting your spine that cause back or neck pain. If you’re experiencing pain in any area of your spine, please see a spine doctor who is specifically trained to give you the assistance you deserve. When you visit New York Spine Institute in Long Island, NY, you’re going to receive the best care possible from our esteemed spine doctors. The neck and back specialists at our institute use a combination of technological advances and advanced training to aid in providing you with an effective recovery plan.*
Our back and neck doctors attempt to approach each person with the option of conservative treatment but in some cases, back surgery will be the final choice. We try to avoid surgery mainly because any type of surgery is still a major surgery, plus most of our patients have high recovery rates with non-surgical forms of treatment. If you’re still not recovering after alternative treatment methods have been exhausted then we suggest back surgery.
Types of Spinal Surgeries we offer our Long Island 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
If you’re suffering from tremendous (or even mild) back pain, visit New York Spine Institute in Long Island, NY. Speak with our trusted board-certified orthopedic surgeons to obtain a customary diagnosis and adequate back pain treatment selections. We initially strive to provide non-surgical methods such as yoga, physical therapy, lifestyle changes, or even chiropractic care. It is typically only a small percentage of individuals in the greater New York City area who will need to have surgery before exploring other options. If you need surgery, one of our certified surgeons will review the entire procedure in depth.*
The spine typically curves from front to back but scoliosis causes an abnormal side-to-side curvature of the spine. Significant irregular curves of the spine can produce muscle pain, fatigue, neck pain, back pain, and even spinal arthritis. If you’re in need of a scoliosis diagnosis, make an appointment with NYSI in Long Island, NY, to get an exam, today.
If we can intervene and treat your scoliosis in it’s beginning stages, then we will utilize that method. If surgery is necessary, then we will also explore that route. We treat all scoliosis types in our world-class scoliosis treatment clinic in the New York City region. Our back doctors successfully diagnose and adequately treat scoliosis from children through adults. *
Every person is analyzed by our spine doctor before treatment is prescribed. If you meet the qualifications for non-surgical treatment, then we highly recommend this option. If you need to receive back surgery from our experienced spine surgeon in our Long Island, NY location, then we will discuss the surgery fully with you before we proceed.
Our minimally invasive spine surgeries are performed by our board-certified orthopedic surgeons with decades of wisdom and training at our nationally ranked center, NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases. * It’s also noteworthy to mention that our back surgeons have addressed audiences around the world and authored many scoliosis treatment publications. For additional details, please see our Spine 101 section.
Having now partnered with world-class orthopedic surgeons, Dr. Jeffrey Guttman, M.D. and Dr. Salvatore Corso, M.D., the team of physicians and surgeons here at The New York Spine Institute are committed to providing our Long Island patients with the highest quality, comprehensive orthopedic care. With their experience and expertise in orthopedic surgery and orthopedic sports medicine, Dr. Corso and Dr. Guttman have added to our highly reputable team of spine specialists here at the New York Spine Institute.
Some of the Orthopedic surgeries we can perform:
Our team is steadfast in our unique approach to planned surgeries and in providing same day medical needs to patients at our multiple locations and our affiliate hospitals. The pain management programs we offer, along with the shared vision of Dr. Corso and Guttman, provide our Long Island patients with specialized care and treatment needed for a wide range of injuries and diseases of the musculoskeletal system.
Our team of spine specialists here at The New York Spine Institute are dedicated to working with our patients and meeting their personal needs. We will conduct a consultation at which time we will accumulate pertinent data needed to design a customized treatment plan specific to the individual needs of each patient in our efforts to help our patients reclaim their quality of life.
Don’t hold yourself back by suffering in silence from intolerable back or neck pain. Obtain an expert consultation from our spine doctors at New York Spine Institute in Long Island, NY. Our back and neck specialists will give you a meticulous inspection before presenting you with several back pain treatment options.*
When diagnosing the cause behind your neck or back pain, we combine your symptoms and test so that we can deliver effective back or neck pain treatment alternatives.* There’s very little chance you will have the same treatment plan as someone with the same problem because your unique circumstances determine your treatment method.
Millions of Americans suffer from a form of back or neck pain at some point. In order to successfully treat our patients, our back and neck doctors are provided comprehensive training in the newest technologies, medical treatment methods, and medical diagnostics for most back and neck pain-related issues.*
We offer Long Island 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.
Upon having an injury to the spine, some people have to get surgery if other methods fail to help them feel better. If you need to undergo surgery, then you can presume to supplement your regular routine with physical therapy.* The goal is to restore the capacity of your movement and mobility while lowering your pain. In some circumstances, you might be required to make vital lifestyle changes, primarily if your present one caused your back or neck pain.* The physical therapy supervised by our specialists in Long Island, NY is a very critical part of the recovery process.
Physical therapy is a significant contributor to the restorative process of healing from chronic pain or after surgery. Michael Friar D.P.T. is New York Spine Institute’s resident licensed physical therapist. He is a compassionate and highly skilled healthcare specialist who will assist you with improving the mobility of your body and pain control through safe conditioning, stretching, and strengthening exercises.
At NYSI, we customize your exercise agenda to be fitting to your individual necessities and targets through cardio and weight machines.* Our Long Island, NY, patients are thoroughly evaluated by our licensed physical therapist, Michael Friar, D.P.T. prior to commencing any program. Mixed treatment techniques may be advised depending on the severity of your pain. Our medical experts will work with you to define realistic targets that don’t place your health at additional risk.*
The back doctors at NYSI in Long Island, NY, use Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) to assist in the diagnosis of different back conditions. It’s a noninvasive and reliable procedure that supports our diagnosis.* The radiologists in our digital radiology department employ this technology to examine the images of bone and soft tissue anatomy. NYSI advanced diagnostic imaging supplies us the chance to precisely assign the correct type of personalized care to our patients.*
New York Spine Institute uses technologically advanced diagnostic imaging: a high field short bore 1.5T MRI system and Digital Radiography (DX) x-ray for our patients in Long Island, NY.
The high field short bore 1.5T MRI system can be used in a variety of clinical applications including but not only for MRI’s of the Spine, Brain, Abdomen, Pelvis, Shoulder, Knee, Hip, Elbow, Wrist, Hand, Ankle, and Foot.*
New York Spine Institute’s modern GE 1.5T system gives our doctors visible, fully detailed images of anatomy and pathology to confirm their assessment of a wide range of musculoskeletal disorders.
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) has demonstrated to be a remarkably safe and helpful tool allowing physicians to diagnose various conditions. It uses magnetism and radio waves to create well-defined images. Our spine doctors then evaluate these images for distinct diseases or other problems. MRI prove useful when other methods, like x-ray, ultrasound, or CT (Computed Tomography), do not have as much success.*
It is our objective to provide quality back treatment to along with making our patient feel comfortable. During your appointment, we give you the option of music, earplugs, and a sleeping mask to improve your comfort level.
Our radiologists in our digital radiography department use superior digitized photos of bone and soft tissue anatomy to aid in determining an accurate diagnosis. For example, a scoliosis diagnosis is achieved through the use of Long Length Imaging (LLI).
*The effectiveness of diagnosis and treatment will vary by patient and condition. New York Spine Institute does not guarantee certain results.
If you are suffering from back pain, consult with one of our experienced doctors about back pain treatment options that could benefit you at New York Spine Institute in Long Island, NY. While we are found in Long Island, NY, our spine and back doctors are proud to serve the greater New York City area with our dependable back pain and neck pain treatments. With years of serving the year with our top quality patient care and advanced surgery technology, you can be positive that we’re the right team for you.* Reach out and book your appointment with our back specialists, today.