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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

Jan 13, 2020

Does Harvey Weinstein Really Needs That Walker

Is he just trying to drum up sympathy as his trial begins this week? Dr. Fischer shares her opinion. Read the full story here. READ MORE

Dec 24, 2019

Sciatica: Disease or Symptom?

Many people believe that sciatica is a disease, but that’s not true. Sciatica is a symptom of an underlying medical problem that is related to the sciatic nerve. The largest nerve in the body, it begins in the spinal cord and run down through both buttocks and legs to the feet. When the sciatic nerve [...] READ MORE

Dec 16, 2019

Exercising and Lower Back Pain

Many people think that the best remedy for lower back pain is to rest and take it easy, but the opposite is true. Movement and exercise, when done properly, can get you on the road to recovery more quickly. Serious back pain that is constant, keeps you awake, radiates to other body parts, or is [...] READ MORE

Dec 05, 2019

11 posture mistakes you’re probably making — and how to fix them

Do you take stretch breaks? Experts say you should. Click here to read the full article READ MORE

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