Degenerative disc disease describes pain associated with the natural deterioration of the cushioning spinal discs that happens over time. Though everyone experiences reduced performance of these discs, not everyone suffers from chronic pain.
Back Pain is the leading cause of disability in the United States with 80% of Americans being affected by back pain in their lifetime. Dr. Benjamin Cohen and his team are adept at diagnosing and treating the many causes of back pain. Dr. Cohen is a diplomate of the American Board of Neurological Surgery and his team of fellowship-trained professionals include experts in orthopedic spine care and plastic surgery.
Dr. Cohen serves Long Island and New York from his office in Garden City. Injuries to or around the spine can be extremely problematic if left untreated. That is why Dr. Cohen prioritizes multidisciplinaryspine care for his patients.
If you suffer from one of the conditions below and need to see a spine surgeon, visit Dr. Cohen today and get your life back!
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