Overview

NewYork-Presbyterian

Och Spine Hospital

Comprehensive Surgical and Non-Surgical Spine Care at New York’s #1 Hospital

Degenerative Spine Disorders

At NewYork-Presbyterian Och Spine, our spine experts have extensive experience offering non-surgical and surgical treatments for herniated discs, arthritis, sciatica, spinal stenosis, and other degenerative spine disorders. Our goal is to restore your comfort and mobility so you can return to the activities you love.

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Cervical Spine Surgery (Before and After)

Degenerative Conditions We Treat

Our experts care for patients with:

  • Ankylosing spondylitis
  • Cauda equina syndrome
  • Cervical myelopathy
  • Degenerative disc disease
  • Facet arthropathy
  • Herniated discs
  • Lipomyelomeningocele - Peds
  • Neurogenic claudication
  • Os odontoideum cysts
  • Pseudoarthrosis
  • Radiculopathy
  • Rheumatoid arthritis
  • Sciatica
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Ventral spinal cord herniation
  • Cervical Spondylotic Meyelopathy
  • Chin on chest syndrome
  • Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH)
  • Low back pain
  • Neck Pain (adult)
  • Ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament (OPLL)
  • Pinched Nerve
  • Spondylosis
  • Synovial Cyst

Our Approach to Degenerative Spine Disorders

We typically begin your treatment with conservative therapies, such as physical therapy, injections, and pain management, If non-surgical therapies aren’t successful, our surgeons perform minimally invasive procedures to relieve pressure on the spinal cord or spinal nerves, and microdiscectomy to remove the herniated portions of a damaged disc. Our spine surgeons are highly experienced performing:

  • Artificial disc replacement
  • Corpectomy, discectomy, and decompression surgery
  • Laminectomy, laminoplasty, and laminotomy
  • Microsurgery
  • Osteotomy
  • Spine fusion
  • Robotically assisted open and minimally invasive cervical and lumbar microdiscectomy

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Our doctors are currently seeing patients through in-person and video visits

When you call to schedule an appointment with our doctors, please let the team know if you want an in-person or video visit. If you request a video visit, our team will walk you through the simple process of arranging one. Call your preferred campus today to schedule an in-person or video visit appointment. This service is open to new and existing patients.

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