Orthopedics

Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center: Innovating in Minimally Invasive Orthopaedic Surgery

Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Center brings together advanced technologies, experienced orthopaedic surgeons and wraparound care to make minimally invasive surgery (MIS) of the knee, hip and spine safer and more accurate, fostering the best possible outcomes as well as speedy and comfortable recoveries for patients.


Advanced Treatment at Upper Cervical Chiropractic of New York Offers Gentle, Broad-spectrum Pain Relief and Improved Function

A leading-edge procedure that is clinically demonstrated to be effective alleviates chronic pain, enhances joint mobility, improves neuromusculoskeletal function and provides other health benefits for patients at Upper Cervical Chiropractic of New York PC.


Helen Hayes Hospital: The Region’s Resource for Acute and Sub-acute Rehabilitation

Quality, technology and a multidisciplinary staff of experienced physicians, mid-level providers and therapists position Helen Hayes Hospital as a regional leader in acute, sub-acute and outpatient physical rehabilitation.


Neal M. Blitz, DPM, FACFAS: Meet the Bunion King of New York

Revolutionizing bunion surgery, Dr. Blitz developed the Bunionplasty procedure and a patented implant that gets patients walking immediately after surgery, resulting in extremely positive outcomes and high levels of satisfaction.


The Joint Replacement Center at Nyack Hospital: Skilled Surgery to Help Patients Stay Active

At Nyack Hospital, a dedicated team of physicians, nurses, therapists and other professionals works together to perform advanced procedures and provide excellent care so joint replacement recipients can resume their active lives.


Nonoperative Treatment of Cervical Disc Herniation

The treatment for nonoperative cervical disc herniation begins with an accurate history and physical examination. There may be other comorbidities present with cervical disc herniation, such as shoulder problems, fibromyalgia or myofascial pain syndromes. The source of pain can be from muscle, nerve root, disc or facet. Most cervical disc herniations improve on their own within six to 12 weeks with little or no treatment. Less than 3% require surgery. 


More Ways to Treat Pain at Advanced Solutions Pain Management

Patients suffering from debilitating or life-altering pain can benefit from a wide range of treatment options designed to prevent or enhance surgical intervention. Individually tailored treatment regimens vary from basic medical management to more sophisticated pain modulation techniques and can offer relief without the need for invasive surgical procedures.


Failed Back Surgery 
Syndrome

While the results of spinal surgery remain excellent for properly identified patients who have failed to improve with extensive conservative treatment, an estimated 20–40% of spinal surgery operations may result in failed back surgery syndrome (FBSS) accompanied by complaints of persistent pain or new-onset pain after a period of pain relief. Many of these patients undergo additional surgeries to correct the situation. However, success rates decrease significantly with each subsequent surgery.