Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine

The renowned Great Neck rehabilitation center of Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine, conveniently located on Northern Boulevard, provides outstanding pain management and rehabilitation of spine and sports injuries to patients throughout the nine villages of Great Neck, as well as in adjacent areas, such as Manhasset, New Hyde Park, and Port Washington. We are also very conveniently located to the nearby North Shore Towers and regularly offer its residents prompt and compassionate care.

Residents of Great Neck are known to be health-oriented and physically active — there are over 20 gyms in Great Neck alone. In addition, a fine school system of budding athletes and a community of active adults and fit seniors compose a population that needs the excellent services of our highly skilled physiatrists and physical therapists. 

If you reside in or near Great Neck and are suffering pain or restricted mobility in your neck, back, limbs or joints, contacting Long Island Spine may be life-altering. Our doctors are well-known for their accurate diagnosis, relief of acute and chronic pain, and innovative treatments to restore full function to the spine and joints.

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What makes Long Island Rehabilitation Medicine practitioners unique?

At our Great Neck rehabilitation center, you’ll find several characteristics that set us apart from other doctors’ offices and rehab clinics. Primarily, our doctors are not surgeons, but rather physicians with advanced degrees in the treatment of pain and restoration of function. We are pragmatic and focused on doing what makes you feel better. For us, surgery is a last resort. We are focused on accomplishing our goal by working not just on you but with you, approaching you as a whole person, not a collection of bones and muscles.

All of our doctors have superb credentials, having been recognized by their peers in such listings as Castle Connolly’s Top Doctors, Newsday’s Top Doctors on Long Island, and New York Super Doctors. Great Neck is a part of Long Island known for having some of the best doctors in the greater New York metropolitan area; even in this prestigious community, our practitioners stand out.

The honors earned by the doctors at our Great Neck rehabilitation center place them high on the list of esteemed professionals in New York State and beyond. In addition to their outstanding educational and professional qualifications, they have the empathy and concern integral to the healing process.

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Conditions We Treat at Our Spine Center in Great Neck

There are many spinal and musculoskeletal problems that prevent residents of Great Neck from going about their normal routines. These are the conditions we treat regularly at Long Island Spine. Once we take your complete medical history, perform a thorough physical exam, and administer any necessary diagnostic imaging tests, we will be in a much better position to determine which of our treatments will be most helpful to you.

Conditions we treat at our Great Neck rehabilitation clinic include, but are not limited to:

  • Back and neck pain
  • Bursitis and tendonitis
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Herniated discs
  • Hip and knee pain
  • Meniscal tears
  • Neuropathy
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Pinched nerves
  • Sciatica
  • Shoulder pain and frozen shoulder
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Sprains and strains
  • Tennis elbow

Reasons for Spinal and Musculoskeletal Pain

It is surprising how many different causes of similar pain there can be. Spinal and musculoskeletal pain can result from:

  • Natural wear and tear on the joints resulting from aging
  • Sports injury or car accident
  • Damage from prior injury or previous surgery
  • Repetitive injury from persistent pitching, lifting, stirring, reaching, carrying
  • Sudden awkward movement that moves a joint abnormally
  • Slip and fall injury
  • Construction or occupational injury
  • Underlying disease condition

It is important to note that, even with the most highly trained diagnosticians and most up-to-date equipment, some people will have pain that is of unknown origin (idiopathic). Fortunately, in the vast majority of cases, no matter what the cause of your pain is, even if its cause is never identified, our doctors and physical therapists will be able to relieve it.

Methods We Use To Diagnose Your Problem At Our Great Neck Office

In addition to taking your medical history and performing a physical exam, we have several means to assist us in diagnosing what’s wrong. Imaging tests of various types are available, including X-rays, MRI and CT scans, ultrasound, and electrodiagnostic studies (EMG and nerve conduction studies), and our doctors have expertise in performing, reading and interpreting these test results.

Also, we often administer selective injection procedures. These injections, administered under ultrasound or fluoroscopic guidance, are positioned to anesthetize a particular nerve or anatomic structure to see if that is the nerve responsible for your pain. By pinpointing the source of your pain, we are able to target it in order to provide you with relief. Other methods of diagnosis we use in our Great Neck rehabilitation center are nerve conduction studies and electromyography (EMG), to reveal nerve or muscle dysfunction, efficiency of nerve-to-muscle transmission of signals, and speed of electrical neurological signals.

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Our Effective Treatments Are Non-Invasive, Safe, and Pain-Free

The state-of-the-art treatments offered at our spine clinic in Great Neck include:

  • Acupuncture in which tiny needles are painlessly inserted to relieve pain by stimulating the central nervous system to release endorphins
  • Spinal epidural injections, administered under fluoroscopic guidance, to precisely target the site of your pain with a combination of corticosteroid to reduce inflammation and analgesic to reduce pain
  • Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy in which a sample of your own blood is taken, enriched with your own platelets through the use of a centrifuge, and then reinjected to promote healing in the injured area
  • PEMF (Pulsed Electromagnetic Field) technology that uses electromagnetic waves at different frequencies to reduce pain and stimulate healing
  • Acupuncture in which tiny needles are painlessly inserted to relieve pain by stimulating the central nervous system to release endorphins

The Great Neck rehabilitation center of Long Island Spine has helped thousands of patients like you to decrease/eliminate pain and improve mobility. We have been successful even with individuals who have already had other treatments, including surgery, but continued to experience pain and disability.

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Contact Our Spine Center in Great Neck To Get Prompt Relief

At Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine, our goal is to relieve your pain quickly. We want you to be comfortable enough to engage in exercises designed to strengthen the areas that have been weakened or damaged. The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can help relieve your pain, improve your long-term strength, and restore your ease of motion.

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