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Doctor’s Corner – Presentations & Seminars The Center for Spinal Disorders Innovations in Spine Lecture Dr. Lewin spoke at an education seminar in Astoria, NY on May 9th discussing the latest innovations in spine surgery, particularly the minimally invasive approaches offered at the Center for Spinal Disorders. The...

We are proud to announce The Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders, a formalized joint practice including The Center for Spinal Disorders, The Center for Hand Disorders and The Center for Pain Management. In addition, the practice has celebrated the grand opening of their new state-of-the-art facility located...

Football season heads toward Super Bowl 50 in February 2016, but not without leaving casualties due to injury along the way. When NFL cornerback Dashaun Phillips of the Washington Redskins went down following a helmet-to-helmet collision in the regular season game finale in January, he lay motionless on the field. The frightening incident resulted in a cart taking Phillips off on a stretcher, his head and neck immobilized by a brace. Soon after, Phillips was lifted into a vehicle and transported to an area hospital. Jay Gruden, the team head coach, later said that Phillips suffered a neck injury—a cervical stinger, which is an injury in both the neck and spinal cord area. Fortunately, tests revealed no further damage.

In January, 23-year-old Austrian ski jumper Lukas Mueller crashed during a test run before the World Championships in Vienna, leaving him partially paralyzed. Although he underwent surgery on his lower spine hours after crashing, and he has improved movement in his legs, his was a very serious spine injury with what was officially called, “unforeseeable consequences.” This dramatic example may not apply to the average winter sports enthusiast, but one need not be ski jumping or training for a world championship competition to incur a back or spine injury. In fact, beginners taking it easy can be at risk, without doing anything especially dramatic or risky.

 The community recently gathered to celebrate the grand opening of The Center for Musculoskeletal Disorders' new state-of-the-art facility located at 177 N. Dean Street. Distinguished members throughout the Bergen county community appeared for the ribbon cutting ceremony, enjoying fabulous hors d’oeuvres and desserts while showing their support...