About the Center for Comprehensive Spine in NY
Millions of people suffer from
back pain at some point in their lives. In fact, it is estimated that 80% of us
will deal with back pain at some point. Sometimes this pain can be attributed
to trauma, a past injury or an infection. More often, the pain is chronic,
progressive, and severe enough to impact daily quality of life for those
affected and their loved ones. The positive news is this chronic pain
often responds to multiple levels of intervention.
Our team of physicians, nurses, therapists, and staff provide state-of-the-art,
comprehensive, integrated care for patients with back pain and all types
of spine-related conditions and injuries. Patients receive a complete
continuum of care, from diagnosis to treatment and recovery.
We pride ourselves on a three-part plan for each patient:
Expert, Accurate Diagnosis: Too many people suffer from back or neck pain from unknown causes —
or worse, due to a misdiagnosis. Our world-class experts will pinpoint
the exact cause of your pain to determine the most effective treatment
and provide detailed second opinions, including complex cases.
Comprehensive Treatment: Our collaborative team approach allows us to draw on clinical knowledge
from neurology, neurosurgery, rehabilitation medicine, and pain management.
After assessing your case, the spine team will tailor a treatment plan
that may include physical therapy, medication, interventional pain management, and
physical therapy. When surgery is part of the plan, we offer the most advanced minimally
invasive techniques, including lateral access surgery that dramatically
shortens your recovery time. We offer on-site rehabilitation, minimally
invasive procedures and injections, all in a brand new clinical setting.
Patient/Physician Partnership: Patient education is one of the cornerstones of our approach. We consider
you the best advocate in working with us to build the most effective treatment
plan to get you “back” to good health.
When not directly serving patients, our physicians and staff conduct cutting-edge
research as part of Weill Cornell Medicine’s academic medical center,
affiliated with NewYork-Presbyterian.
For more information about the
Center for Comprehensive Spine Care, please
Cara Oslager, BSN, RN
Center for Comprehensive Spine Care Coordinator
240 East 59
th Street, 2
New York, NY 10022
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