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Why Does My Back Hurt After Running?

Running is an activity enjoyed by many, and it is an excellent exercise for staying in shape. Additionally, like any exercise, running helps the body release endorphins, which helps to boost your mood naturally. However, if you are one of the many people who feel the effects of back pain after running, our team at […]

Can You Play Sports With Spinal Stenosis?

How Can a Spine Surgeon in New York Help You? As an athlete, playing through any amount of pain and weakness will be a detriment to your athletic output. Though playing through some injuries and conditions is feasible, doing so with more serious conditions can put your overall health at risk. At New York Orthopaedic […]

How Do I Relieve Sciatic Nerve Pain?

Have you recently begun to find it difficult to sit or stand due to pain in the back of your legs? Has lower back pain made even the simplest of tasks impossible? These are some of the common symptoms associated with sciatica. Though you may not be well-versed with this condition, it is commonly treated […]

Spinal Fusion For Scoliosis

The spine is the body’s central support structure. If it begins to curve and become misaligned, an abundance of complications will likely be the result. At New York Orthopaedic Spinal Associates, we understand how important it is to maintain proper spine health. If you are suffering from severe scoliosis and your condition continues to worsen, […]

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Preventing Degenerative Disc Disease

What Is Degenerative Disc Disease? Degenerative disc disease is a condition where the discs between each vertebra periodically wear down, typically due to the effects of aging. The purpose of these discs is to act as a shock absorber for your spine. This allows you to bend, twist, and maintain flexibility while performing other daily […]

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