Neck pain is a common complaint amongst patients that can develop from a spectrum of causes ranging from poor posture to traumatic injuries or illness. In some instances neck pain can be further associated with radiating pain down one or both arms. The pandemic and working from home environments have certainly increased a person’s potential to suffer from neck pain. It is important to understand the differences between diagnoses and how to help treat them.

On May 12, we addressed some of the more common causes of neck pain and a few of the treatment options available. Check out the video recording here.

Dr. Michael Kaiser received his undergraduate degree from New York University, where he graduated summa cum laude as a Farr Scholar. He completed his internship in the Department of Surgery and his residency in the Department of Neurological Surgery at College of Physicians & Surgeons of Columbia University. Dr. Kaiser also completed a comprehensive spine fellowship at Emory University. During his spine fellowship at Emory University, he conducted cutting edge clinical research on patients undergoing both cervical and lumbar fusion procedures and published these results in leading peer reviewed journals. Dr. Kaiser specializes in treatments for cervical and lumbar degenerative disease, complex cervical spine reconstructions, spinal cord and nerve tumors, spine tumors, and minimally invasive spinal procedures.

Brian Stinton, PT, DPT, Cert. MDT has more than 20 years of experience and specializes in orthopedics and sports-related injuries. He uses manual techniques to help his patients manage pain and return to function. Brian particularly enjoys treating spine-related conditions and is certified in the McKenzie Method of Mechanical Diagnosis and Therapy (MDT). He is also certified in Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) – a movement-based diagnostic system designed to systematically find the cause of pain.

Webinar: The ME in Medicine: Helping You End Your Back Pain

On October 23rd, we were joined by North Jersey Brain and Spine neurosurgeon, Dr. Patrick Roth. Dr. Roth has authored “The End of Back Pain” and “The ME in Medicine,” giving healthcare providers and patients alike, the tools to participate in their own healthcare...