Patient Education

Diagnostic Tests, Treatment Options, and Other Important Information for Patients

At the Long Island Neuroscience Specialists, we believe in properly informing our patients and providing necessary information about the diagnosis their conditions and treatment options. Depending on the results of your diagnostic tests, we can recommend many different surgical and non-surgical options to treat your condition. As a patient, you ultimately need to decide on the route you want to take so we provide you with a number of different resources to get you familiar with your possible conditions.

Learn more by reading through our Patient Education information


Anatomy

As you know the human body is made up of many systems that work in unison.  In order to understand what is causing you pain, it can be helpful to learn about the key systems that we need to explore. Read More …

Symptoms

Back Pain, neck pain and symptoms caused by a spinal condition are a common problem for many adult Americans.  The different parts of the spine are normally well balanced and able to handle the movements, stresses, and strains of the body gracefully.  However, when parts of the neck or back are injured or start to wear out, it can be a significant source of pain and discomfort.  Read More …

Diagnosis

What’s causing my back or neck pain?  It’s a common question, and a visit to your doctor is an important first step to get an answer.  Read More …

Diagnostic Exams

There are a variety of diagnostic exams that may be used to determine the cause of your back and/or neck pain, as well as the type of treatment that may be appropriate for you.  Read More …

Technology

Technology plays a major role in treating patients.  That is why we stay up to date with the latest proven technology.  Read More …

Treatment Options

Decisions regarding treatment for your back must be made carefully.  In most instances, there is ample time to learn about your spinal condition so that you can make an educated decision about your care.  Read More …

Exercises for the Spine

In addition to regular cardiovascular exercise, the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons has also recommended a series of exercises that have been specifically chosen in order to help strengthen and condition the muscles that support the spinal column.  These exercises can be done at home, and they do not require any special exercise equipment.  Read More …

Glossary

Many of the key terms used in this document are defined here in alphabetic order.  See here