When to see a Spine specialist
Many of our patients struggle with when is the right time for them to see a doctor when they’re having health issues no matter what specialty they are searching for. Most Americans struggle with back pain at some point of their life and most of those who suffer do have their symptoms resolve fairly quickly. According to Spine Health there are an assortment of different symptoms that could mean it is time to see a spine surgeon in New York. Spine injuries are most closely associated with any kind of back pain that is specific or in the lower region of the back and can linger in the legs as well. Most symptoms resolve on their own varying from a few days to a few weeks. You may want to consider seeing a spine surgeon in New York if these symptoms do not resolve within that time frame, begin persisting over time or interfere with your everyday life and daily activities become difficult to perform. If symptoms are persisting over time please feel free to contact our office and set up an appointment at any five of our convenient locations here on Long Island and even one office located in New York City.
What we do?
With five different locations we make it easy and fast for you to get an appointment to be seen by a board certified physician that is specially trained in spine surgery including non invasive techniques. Even though you may be struggling with back pain it does not necessarily mean you need to have surgery. New York Orthopaedic Spinal Associates physicians will try conservative approaches first before recommending surgery which resolves a majority of our patients back pain. In most cases physical therapy, prescription medicines and injections will resolve the issue on its own. Our physicians have the experience to treat an array of spinal conditions from scoliosis to herniated discs to spinal fusions and so much more with more details offered by going to this link here. Our team consists of two head physicians that are brothers and started this practice as spine surgeons in New York 16 years ago. Our team has since then grown and have taken on Physician Assistants and Nurse Practitioners who work very closely with Dr. Ira Chernoff and Dr. Marc Chernoff to ensure patients are getting the best consistent care any spine surgeon in New York can offer. Our office staff and physicians strive to provide the best care possible for our patients. On our website there are patient testimonials where our patients can express how satisfied with our physicians and the treatment that has been provided for them. We as spinal surgeons in New York encourage all questions and concerns and hope to get the opportunity to lead you on the road to recovery and have you living your life like before you ever had back pain. Please call or write to us on our website, we are excited to be able to answer your questions and we hope to see you soon!