Back Conditions

The highly skilled multidisciplinary team of neurosurgeons at Neurological Surgery, P.C. (NSPC) provides neurosurgical solutions for all types of spine conditions including degenerative spine disorders, trauma-related conditions, and tumors. Our world-renowned doctors are experienced in minimally invasive and open procedures for a range of spinal conditions, including but not limited to:

  • Spinal stenosis
  • Malignant and benign spine tumors
  • Herniated discs
  • Spina bifida
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Failed back syndrome
  • Spinal cord injury
  • Spinal fractures

The leading physicians at NSPC in New York offer expertise in back procedures including interventional neuroradiology and minimally invasive surgery for both common disorders and more serious conditions in children and adults.

Back Pain

A wide variety of conditions and injuries can lead to the development of back pain. It can be caused by physical injury, a skeletal defect, infections or other systemic problems, nerve or muscle issues, and...
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Chronic Pain

What Is Chronic Pain? Chronic pain can be one of the most debilitating conditions a person can suffer from. The threshold for the minimum time for a pain to be considered chronic ranges from three...
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Degenerative Scoliosis

What Is Degenerative Scoliosis? Degenerative scoliosis is a lateral curvature of the spine. Occurring in adults, it is the progressive deterioration of the vertebrae. Causes and Symptoms of Degenerative Scoliosis Although untreated or undiagnosed adolescent...
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Failed Back Syndrome

Failed back surgery syndrome occurs when back pain persists after spine surgery—beyond normal post-surgery pain while recovering. Instead, the surgery did not provide the expected results or, in fact, created additional back pain. What are...
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Herniated Discs

What Is a Herniated Disc? A herniated disc occurs when the soft, spongy cushions (called discs) between the vertebrae tear and the inner gelatinous material leaks out (herniate). The annulus fibrosus is the exterior layer...
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Sciatica

What Is Sciatica? Sciatica is the name for a group of symptoms including pain and other sensations that occur when the sciatic nerve roots coming out of the spinal cord and extending into the lower...
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Scoliosis

Scoliosis is a disorder in which a person’s spine is curved to the side. The condition can affect any part of the spine, but typically the curvature occurs in two main places in the spine....
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Spondylolisthesis

What Is Spondylolisthesis? Spondylolisthesis occurs when one vertebral disc shifts from its proper position and slips forward over the disc below it. The spine condition can be further described by type: Isthmic Spondylolisthesis — the...
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