Pain Medicine Specialists located in Williston Park, Bellerose, Queens, Midwood, Brooklyn and Port Jefferson Station, NY

Neurosurgery services offered in Williston Park, Bellerose, Queens, Midwood, Brooklyn and Port Jefferson Station, NY

Neurosurgery involves the medical management of neurological conditions by highly trained experts. At Innovative Pain Medicine, pain management specialist Usman Saleem, MD, MSPT, offers leading-edge treatments for acute and chronic pain in four New York offices in Williston Park in Nassau County, Bellerose in Queens, Midwood in Brooklyn, and Port Jefferson Station. To get help for back, neck, or other types of pain due to a neurological condition, call the nearest office or book your appointment online now.

What is neurosurgery?

Neurosurgery is a field focusing on surgical and nonsurgical management of the nervous system, including your brain, spinal cord, and peripheral nerves. Innovative Pain Management offers neurosurgery as part of its commitment to complete patient healing. 

Are neurology and neurosurgery the same thing?

No, neurologists are medical doctors specializing in nonsurgical treatment of the nervous system. Neurosurgeons, despite the name, offer both nonsurgical and surgical treatment of the nervous system, and, in fact, they often recommend nonsurgical care if it’s appropriate and possible. 

Because neurosurgery is among the most complex medical disciplines, becoming a neurosurgeon takes as long as 16 years in total. It’s one of the most extensive medical training programs, with the residency program alone taking up to 7 years. 

What conditions do neurosurgery specialists treat?

Neurosurgery specialists want to help restore nervous system damage and improve your whole-body health as they do so. Your neurosurgery specialist looks at the underlying causes of back, neck, and limb pain, focusing on the conditions that led to it. Some of the specific conditions that neurosurgeons often treat include:

  • Sciatica
  • Herniated disc
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Nerve compression and pinched nerves
  • Spinal fractures
  • Spinal tumors
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome
  • Congenital spinal conditions
  • Congenital brain conditions
  • Epilepsy
  • Essential tremor
  • Brain aneurysms
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Brain hemorrhage
  • Multiple sclerosis
  • Parkinson’s disease

Neurosurgery also encompasses many other conditions involving the brain and spinal cord. In some situations, neurosurgery intersects with orthopedics; however, orthopedics focuses more on musculoskeletal issues, while neurosurgery deals strictly with the nervous system. 

How does neurosurgery address neurological issues?

Neurosurgery specialists traditionally use the most effective approach for the individual patient, whether medication, minimally invasive procedures, or surgery. Innovative Pain Medicine offers the full spectrum of solutions. 

The practice also offers physical therapy in its four offices because many patients need customized strengthening, flexibility, and conditioning exercises along with joint manipulation to return to the highest level of wellness. 

Working with the neurosurgery specialists at Innovative Pain Medicine ensures that you receive the very best care for your specific neurological problem. To get personalized advice and set up a consultation, call the office nearest you or click the online appointment feature now.