Dr. Lee Named 2016 New York Super Doctor

We would like to congratulate Dr. Joseph Lee on being selected again as a New York Super Doctor Rising Star for 2016 by his peers.  He can be found in the May 2016 Sunday issue of The New York Times Magazine and online at superdoctors.com.

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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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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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Joseph K. Lee, MD

Prior to joining Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine, Dr. Lee worked at Coordinated Health in Pennsylvania as an interventional physiatrist, specializing in non-surgical spine care and musculoskeletal rehabilitation. Dr. Lee completed the highly regarded Interventional Spine and Sports Medicine fellowship at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City. In addition to his comprehensive and…

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10 Reasons Physical Therapy Is Better Than Surgery

At Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine, our experienced physiatrists observe the wonders of physical therapy daily. As our patients become increasingly pain-free, mobile, and flexible, they also become more self-confident and more happily engaged in their own lives. We understand that most people want to avoid an operation unless it is necessary. Fortunately, physical therapy…

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Is It Hip Pain or Back Pain?

Although hip pain often originates in the hip joint itself, at Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine we have seen many patients who come in complaining of hip pain but are actually feeling referred pain from their backs. Sometimes, their pain is the result of soft tissue damage in the hip region rather than in the…

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Spinal Compression Fractures

A spinal compression fracture responds well to the noninvasive approach of the outstanding physiatrists at Long Island Spine Rehabilitation Medicine. Physiatrists are physicians who specialize in pain management and rehabilitation — we focus on relieving pain and restoring normal function without surgical intervention.  We Offer Superior Spinal Compression Fracture Therapy Whether you are suffering back…

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What Is Integrative Healthcare and Why Should I Care?

Does your doctor belittle all types of alternative medicine when discussing your back pain? Does she seem unable to relate to you as a whole person? Have you ever wished he would be as responsive to your back pain as the random person who stood next to you in the elevator? Then it’s quite possible…

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How to Lessen Your Risk of Back Pain

Back pain is the most common reason for lost work days, suffered by the vast majority of people during their lifetimes. What is most important to remember is that most of these episodes of pain, even when quite pronounced, are entirely benign from a general health perspective.  Less commonly, such pain results from unavoidable causes,…

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