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The Causes of
If conservative treatments fail, spinal fusion can be performed to relieve chronic back pain.
An Old Injury
An injury that didn’t heal properly can result in chronic back pain.
Ruptured or Bulging Discs
When the soft, jelly-like material inside of a spinal disc ruptures or bulges, known as a herniated disc, it can put pressure on the spinal cord and/or nerve roots, causing significant pain.
Scoliosis and Kyphosis
Scoliosis and kyphosis involve the abnormal curvature of the spine. The conditions can put strain on the surrounding ligaments and muscles, leading to chronic back pain.
For the Treatment
How is Back Pain
Discussion With Dr. Choi
When you visit Spine Medicine & Surgery of Long Island for a consultation, Dr. Choi will first talk with you about your back pain, medical history, any treatments.
After getting the details about your symptoms and situation, our Long Island spine expert will perform a physical examination.
Medical Imaging Tests
Sometimes, a consultation and physical examination are all that’s needed for Dr. Choi to develop an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan.
Additional Diagnostic Tests
If necessary, nerve studies, such as electromyography (EMG), will be ordered to determine the type and location of a nerve injury or disease.
Treating Back Pain
Are you ready for more mobility and less pain? As the premier spine care center in the NY metro area, Spine Medicine & Surgery of Long Island can help. We’re a
boutique practice delivering attentive, evidence-based treatment for a range of neck and back conditions.
Our board-certified orthopaedic spine surgeon and board-certified pain management doctor specialize in advanced, minimally invasive techniques that provide lasting relief with less downtime.