Spine Treatments

The most advanced spine treatments from the leading physicians in the New York region— Neurological Surgery, P.C. (NSPC) provides innovative neurosurgical treatments and outstanding care to patients with a range of spine conditions.

Our experienced board-certified doctors create a multidisciplinary team of experts that offer superb spine treatments such as endovascular neurosurgery, complex and minimally invasive spinal surgery, dorsal column stimulation and image-guided spine surgery.

Find out how the latest in neurosurgical spine treatments can restore mobility and flexibility—see if you’re a candidate by talking with one of the expert spine specialists at one of our convenient locations in Nassau and Suffolk Counties.

ALIF: Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion

When a patient is suffering from degenerative disc disease, spine doctors may employ Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion, or ALIF, to treat the pain caused by it. What Is Anterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion? Using bone graft...
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Anterior Cervical Discectomy

What Is Anterior Cervical Discectomy (ACD)? An anterior cervical discectomy (ACD) is the removal of a damaged disc (discectomy) in the neck (cervical) by accessing the spine via the front (anterior) of the neck. The...
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Anterior Cervical Discectomy and Fusion

If you have been afflicted with a herniated disc due to disease or damage, an anterior cervical discectomy and fusion could be the solution to your suffering. By meeting with our seasoned and highly skilled...
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Artificial Disc Arthroplasty

What Is Artificial Disc Arthroscopy? Artificial disc arthroscopy is a surgical procedure to remove a damaged or diseased disc and replace it with a man-made vertebral disc. What Conditions Does Artificial Disc Arthroscopy Treat? Damaged...
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AxiaLIF® (Axial Lumbar Interbody Fusion)

If you are suffering from chronic back pain due to degenerative disc disease in your lower back, or lumbar vertebrae, the AxiaLIF® procedure might be the solution you are looking for. Come into our New...
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Cerebro- and Endovascular Neurosurgery

Cerebrovascular neurosurgery is the field of surgery specializing in the treatment of diseases and conditions of the blood vessels in the spinal cord and brain (nervous system). Endovascular neurosurgery employs minimally invasive techniques to treat...
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Cervical Posterior Foraminotomy

(Caution: Investigational Device) If you are suffering from the effects of a compressed nerve in your neck, a cervical posterior foraminotomy might be the solution for you. Pain from a herniated disc or degenerative disc...
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Complex and Minimally Invasive Spinal Surgeries

Spine surgery is rarely an initial treatment for back pain, however, there are a few circumstances that may require surgical treatment. In the vast majority of patients, neck or back surgery is only considered after...
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Cyberknife

What Is CyberKnife? CyberKnife® is an innovative, highly precise, noninvasive alternative to open surgery. The revolutionary technique uses a computer-guided robot arm to deliver radiation with sub-millimeter accuracy. This advanced treatment can target a point...
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Discectomy Surgery Procedure

If you have a herniated disc that is putting pressure on your lower spine, called the lumbar region, a discectomy might be the perfect solution for you. This minimally invasive technique can improve your quality...
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Dorsal Column Stimulation

What Is Dorsal Column Stimulation? Dorsal column stimulation is a minimally invasive treatment for intractable pain in the back and extremities. As a pain management technique, it interferes with the transmission of pain signals from...
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Herniated Disc Treatments

Innovative Herniated Disc Treatments In recent years, many innovations in herniated disc treatments have dramatically improved the quality of life for patients suffering from debilitating spinal pain and loss of mobility. NSPC offers many of...
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Image-Guided Spine Surgery

Through the use of the most modern innovative techniques, our award-winning surgeons at NSPC are able to give you the best results possible. We use leading-edge technology like image-guided spine surgery to give you the...
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Kyphoplasty

What Is Kyphoplasty? Kyphoplasty is a minimally invasive spine procedure that provides fast pain relief and lifts the fractured vertebral body of the spine; it is used to to treat spinal compression factors. Compared to...
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Laminectomy

What Is Laminectomy? A laminectomy is the removal of the lamina (a bony structure creating a roof over the spinal canal) to relieve the pressure on nerve roots or the spinal cord. Because of this...
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Lumbar Disc Microsurgery

What Is Lumbar Disc Microsurgery? Lumbar disc microsurgery is a minimally invasive procedure to remove the herniated portion of a lumbar disc that is putting pressure on a spinal nerve root. The patient is usually...
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Lumbar Epidural Steroid Injection

Are you in search of non-surgical pain management for your spinal disorder? A lumbar epidural steroid injection might be the perfect tool to get you on the road to recovery. What Conditions Does Lumbar Epidural...
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Lumbar Fusion

State-of-the-Art Lumbar Fusion Treatment Lumbar fusion is a surgical treatment that is performed to relieve various conditions of the spine when physical therapy, medications or other treatment options are not providing necessary relief from spinal...
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Lumbar Spinous Process Plating

What Is Lumbar Spinous Process Plating? Lumbar Spinous Process Plating is a minimally invasive technique in which a metal device, such as the CD HORIZON® SPIRE™ implant, is used to stabilize the spine. This is...
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Lumbar Sympathetic Block

If you or your current doctors are struggling to figure out the source of your back pain and discomfort, a lumbar sympathetic block might be the key to answering your problems. Our award-winning spine doctors...
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Lumbar Transforaminal Epidural Steroid Injection

If you have lower back pain that radiates to your legs, a lumbar transforaminal epidural steroid injection might be the perfect option for you. By coming in for a consultation at one of our New...
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Management of Traumatic Injuries to the Brain and Spine

Traumatic injuries to the brain and spine can have long lasting effects, even when treated in a timely fashion with the latest diagnostic and treatment tools. Serious trauma to the spine and brain may demand...
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Medial Branch Block

This diagnostic procedure is performed to identify a painful facet joint. The facet joints are the joints between the vertebrae in the spine. They allow the spine to bend, flex and twist. The award-winning doctors...
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Micro Endoscopic Discectomy

If you have been using conservative methods to treat your herniated or sciatic lumbar disc pain without positive results, a microdiscectomy might be the solution for you. This minimally invasive back pain treatment is used...
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Microdiscectomy

If you have been diagnosed with radiculopathy due to a herniated disc causing degenerative disc disease and pain, a microdiscectomy might be an option for you. Come in today to our New York area medical...
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Microneurosurgical Techniques

What Are Microneurosurgical Techniques? A microneurosurgical technique is a surgical procedure that uses a high-powered operating microscope (micro) in treatment of the brain and spinal cord (neuro). Using smaller surgical instrumentation to operate on narrow...
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Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

Conventional spine surgery requires a long incision and a lengthy recovery period. Minimally invasive surgery, also known as “keyhole” surgery, uses a thin, telescope-like instrument known as an endoscope, which is inserted through small incisions....
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Mobi-C Cervical Disc Replacement

NSPC – Among First in New York to Offer Cutting-Edge Cervical Disc Replacement Surgery Matthew B. Kern , M.D., F.A.A.N.S., a neurosurgeon affiliated with NSPC, is one of the first physicians in the greater metropolitan...
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Neuroendovascular Surgery

What Is Neuroendovascular Surgery? Neuroendovascular surgery helps treat complex brain and spinal cord conditions. This minimally invasive procedure consists of a very thin and flexible tube (catheter) that is inserted into a blood vessel (often...
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Neurostimulation

If you are suffering from chronic pain, but don’t want to be tied to drugs to manage it, a neurostimulator might be the key to your pain management treatment plan. Our board-certified and fellowship-trained neurosurgeons...
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Novalis Stereotactic Radiosurgery

The Novalis Tx™ Radiosurgery Platform is a minimally invasive type of stereotactic radiation treatment which treats cancerous and non-cancerous masses with targeted, precisely focused high-dose X-ray beams. Novalis’ sophisticated software calculates the ideal access points...
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Pain management

When Do You Need a Pain Management Specialist? Your physician will review your pain history and then recommend imaging tests such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), computed tomography (CT) scans or x-rays as needed. If...
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Peripheral Nerve Surgery

What Is Peripheral Nerve Surgery? Peripheral nerve surgery is a specialized, minimally invasive treatment for patients with peripheral nerve pain caused by spine disease or injury. How Does Peripheral Nerve Surgery Treat Nerve Disorders? Patients...
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Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion

If you are plagued by chronic lower back pain and are wanting a permanent resolution, then lumbar fusion surgery could be the answer you are looking for. By seeing one of our fellowship-trained doctors today,...
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Prestige Cervical Disc

If you are suffering from chronic neck pain, but fear the consequences of neck fusion surgery, then the Prestige® Cervical Disc might be an option for you. Our expert team at our leading private neurosurgical...
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Sacroiliac Joint Steroid Injection

A sacroiliac joint steroid injection is a minimally invasive technique in which a needle that contains a combination of pain relieving drugs and steroids is inserted into the patient. This injection is done using local...
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Spinal Cord Stimulation

Patients with chronic back pain or intractable pain in the arms or legs may find relief through spinal cord stimulation. What Conditions Does Spinal Cord Stimulation Treat? A spinal cord stimulator may be used for...
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Spinal Fusion/ PLIF

What Is Posterior Lumbar Interbody Fusion? This complex surgery stabilizes the lower spine by fusing two or more lumbar vertebrae. The posterior lumbar interbody fusion (PLIF) procedure is used to treat intractable back or leg...
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TLIF: Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion

The purpose of a Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion (TLIF) is to secure and steady the balance of the spine to relieve pain and nerve irritation, along with removing discs that are damaged or diseased. What...
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XLIF® Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion

If you are dealing with the constant pain from degenerative disc disease, but worry about the impact of major surgery, then the XLIF® Lateral Lumbar Interbody Fusion surgical procedure might the perfect option for you....
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