Dr. Lee Named 2015 New York SuperDoctor

Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine would like to congratulate Dr. Joseph Lee on being selected again as a New York Super Doctor Rising Star for 2015 through a rigorous selection process.  He can be found in the September 27, 2015 Sunday issue of The New York Times Magazine and online at superdoctors.com.

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Hazards of Sitting

How much stress on the body does sitting cause?  More than people may think.  An article from the Washington Post illustrates how much of an impact it can cause on the entire body.  Poor posture causes increased stress and potential risk of injury on the spine.   In addition, prolonged periods of inactivity causes gradual muscle atrophy…

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Increased Medical Costs in Florida for Winter Snowbirds

A New York Times article this week highlights the trends of increased medical testing in certain areas of the country that, in most cases, may not be necessary.  As noted in a 2012 analysis by the New York Times, more than twice the number of nuclear stress tests, echocardiograms and vascular ultrasounds were ordered per Medicare patient in…

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North American Spine Society Endorses Glove It! Campaign

The North American Spine Society (NASS) is a global multidisciplinary medical society that promotes education, research, and advocacy to foster the highest quality spine care for patients.  NASS will now promote Glove It! as a component of their international efforts.  This will include a national media release, an email article to over 8,000 physician members,…

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Back Pain Surgery Not Recommended As First Line Treatment

More than 26 million Americans between the ages of 20-64 experience low back pain.  Globally, an estimated 22-65% of adults suffer from it every year.  Treatment recommendations can vary significantly, from relative rest to surgery.  Despite the medical literature not recommending and clinical guidelines discouraging the use of spine surgery in routine cases of acute low back pain, rates of spinal surgeries…

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Our Great Neck Office Has Moved!

We’re excited to announce that our Great Neck office has moved just down the street to a brand new, larger office space at: The Great Neck Colonial Building 560 Northern Boulevard, Suite 204 Great Neck, New York, 11021 icon-phone (516) 441-5940 icon-print (516) 441-5944 We will have physician office hours five days a week and also offer…

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Dr. Beer Named New York Super Doctor

We would like to congratulate Dr. Beer for his selection to the prestigious New York Super Doctors 2014 list of physicians, which was recently published in the May 18, 2014 issue of the New York Times Magazine.  His selection comes from a rigorous multi-step process designed to identify physicians who have attained a high degree of peer recognition…

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Dr. Lee Selected to New York Super Doctors

Dr. Joseph Lee has been selected by his peers to the Super Doctors New York Rising Stars Edition.  After being nominated by professional colleagues in the community, Super Doctors candidates are further reviewed by a Blue Ribbon panel of top physicians.  The Super Doctors list represents the top 5% of the physicians within the respective state or region….

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