Neck Conditions

The experienced specialists at Neurological Surgery, P.C. (NSPC) offer state-of-the-art neurosurgical expertise for neck conditions stemming from brain and spine disorders, trauma, and diseases.

The leading neurosurgeons at NSPC’s New York locations treat complex and severe neck conditions including, but not limited to:

  • Carotid stenosis
  • Chronic pain
  • Herniated cervical discs
  • Neck pain
  • Occipital neuralgia

If you have tried more conservative treatment options for your neck pain and your physician recommends surgery, you may be a candidate for a minimally invasive microneurosurgical procedure. The board-certified doctors at NSPC provide advanced treatments—so you can get back to the life you deserve.

Carotid Stenosis

What Is Carotid Stenosis? Carotid stenosis is the narrowing (stenosis) of the main blood vessels in the neck (carotid arteries) that deliver oxygen-rich blood to the brain (internal carotid arteries) and to the neck, face...
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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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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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Neck Pain

What Is Neck Pain? Neck pain is pain in the posterior cervical area— located between the head and the shoulders (pain in the front would be located in the throat). Muscles, ligaments and tendons can...
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Occipital Neuralgia

What Is Occipital Neuralgia? Occipital neuralgia is a condition characterized by piercing, throbbing or electric-shock-like pain where the greater and lesser occipital nerves are located in the back of the neck and head. Irritation or...
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