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The Spine Hospital at The Neurological Institute of New York is dedicated to the evaluation and treatment of patients suffering from disorders of the spine and spinal cord. Our team of clinical professionals responds to individual patient needs by providing innovative non-operative & operative treatments.

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We Heart our Physical Therapists: Making of a Spine Physical Therapist: Dr. Evan Johnson

Feb. 14, 2019

Sure, Dr. Evan Johnson’s background in professional dance is useful for his work as a physical therapist, in all the ways you’d assume. But it’s also useful in a more surprising way. Dr. Johnson has developed a unique career out of his ability to balance many opposites: Academic and physical. Teaching and learning. Theoretical and practical. He uses uncommon strength, suppleness and poise to make that balance look effortless—hallmarks, of course, of a great dancer.

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The Tried-and-True Plus the Exciting-and-New: Treating Pediatric Scoliosis

Feb. 1, 2019

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Spine Surgeons Earn Patients’ Choice Award—Again

Jan. 4, 2019

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Recent Patient Stories

Onward and Upward: Dr. Kaiser’s Patient Tommy

Dec. 19, 2018

March 20th, 2018 on Giant Mountain in the Adirondacks
Tommy happy to be on the mountain again after surgery.

“I used to run 50K races—then I couldn’t walk 200 feet,” says Tommy Javenes, who estimates that he was functioning at maybe 3 or 4 percent of his previous physical capacity when he first met neurosurgeon Dr. Michael Kaiser, Associate Director of The Spine Hospital at the Neurological Institute of New York.

Just two months earlier, Tommy had been an avid hiker and skier in peak physical condition. Then, one summer night, he took a fall while descending Anthony’s Nose, a mountain in New York’s Lower Hudson Valley. The fall injured his neck, spinal cord and nerve roots (nerves that exit the spinal cord to branch out to the rest of the body).

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Dr. McCormick Helps a Young Diver Get Back to His Sport

Nov. 22, 2018

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Three Surgeries, One Happy Family

Oct. 11, 2018

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