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Feb 26, 2021

Set Up Your Bed to Avoid Back Pain From Sleeping

Here’s an all-too-familiar scene: you roll out of bed first thing in the morning, and there it is—that intense backache or neck pain. Thinking it will work itself out throughout the day and blaming it on stiffness, you go about your day, but you still experience pain. You go to bed with the same backache and [...] READ MORE

Sep 21, 2020

Why I Ditched a WFH Desk for the…Floor

I feel less sluggish and much more comfortable. But is it good for me? I let the experts weigh in. Click here to read the full article READ MORE

Jul 27, 2020

Tips for Recovering From Surgery

HAVING SURGERY? EXPERTS offer before-and-after surgery tips to promote your full recovery: click here to read the full article READ MORE

Jul 03, 2020

Try These Neck and Back Stretches After Sleeping on the Wrong Side of the Bed

I swear that my subconscious thinks I’m a professional acrobat. My morning neck and back pain are proof of my many nights spent kicking, turning, and tossing to the point that all blankets and pillows flee the scene… Click here to read the entire article. READ MORE

Apr 13, 2020

Avoiding Neck And Back Pain While Working From Home


Mar 24, 2020

Virtual Visits Available

I hope everyone is safe and healthy. Elective surgeries are on pause, but I am still available to help my patients.  To help patients stay at home but still get the spine care that they need, I am now seeing patients through the NYU Langone Virtual Health platform.  Please proceed to the link below and call to schedule [...] READ MORE

Mar 24, 2020

Back Pain May Flare Up During Stressful Times — Here’s Why

It’s not necessarily a coincidence that your back pain is flaring up during times of great emotional tension — stress actually has the potential to cause back pain, as well as make existing back pain even worse. click here to read the full article READ MORE

Feb 14, 2020

Tips from Dr. Fischer on preventing childcare related back pain.

Check out the March issue of Parents Magazine for tips from Dr. Fischer on preventing childcare related back pain. READ MORE

Feb 13, 2020

How Hospitals Are Helping Patients Manage Pain With Fewer Opioids

A new approach to prescribing is taking hold as doctors seek to stem the flow of opioids into communities. Click here to read the full article. READ MORE

Jan 18, 2020

15 Questions to Ask an Orthopedic Surgeon

Find out what’s at stake with your surgery. Orthopedic surgery could be anything from a minimally invasive procedure to a complex reconstruction involving hours on the operating table. Click here to read more. READ MORE

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