The Making of a Spine P.T.: The Busy Life of Dr. Rami Said

Apr. 17, 2019

Many people end up in jobs that suit them just okay. Not Rami Said, D.P.T. His work as a physical therapist fits him like a surgical glove. Ask anyone: His academic background as an engineer combines with his personality to make the clinics and classrooms of Columbia an outstanding fit for him. It’s tempting to trace Dr. Said’s specialty in the complex structure of human joints back to the jigsaw puzzles of his preschool years. He liked to turn the … Continue reading The Making of a Spine P.T.: The Busy Life of Dr. Rami Said

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Looking at the Full Picture: Dr. Evan Johnson Featured in ‘Ask the Experts’ Video

Apr. 5, 2019

If you’ve ever peered through a set of binoculars, you know first-hand that they can bring into view exquisite detail. Such as the hallmark plumage of a blue jay perched on a tree limb. But you also know that such a narrow focus can cause you to miss something going on just outside of view. Like the landing of the ruby red cardinal you’ve been waiting for. Sometimes it’s helpful to put down the binoculars, take in the full landscape … Continue reading Looking at the Full Picture: Dr. Evan Johnson Featured in ‘Ask the Experts’ Video

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Special Needs of Performing Artists

Jan. 25, 2017

Earlier this year, startling reports surfaced that Phil Collins had lost the ability to play the drums because of dislocated vertebrae in his neck that required surgery. Physical Therapist, Dr. Evan Johnson from the Spine Center talks about the unique challenges that musicians and performing artists…

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Dr. Evan Johnson Offers a ‘Health Hack’ for the Spine in Men’s Health Magazine

Apr. 3, 2016

Who can you ask for advice when your daily sitting habits are hurting your spine? Men’s Health magazine turned to Dr. Evan Johnson, Director of Physical Therapy at The Spine Hospital at the Neurological Institute of New York. Chances are, if you have a health problem that’s tied to your lifestyle, you have a good idea of what to do to fix it. Advice is everywhere: Exercise more! Eat your vegetables! Straighten up your posture! Don’t eat processed foods! All … Continue reading Dr. Evan Johnson Offers a ‘Health Hack’ for the Spine in Men’s Health Magazine

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