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Learn more about Spine Care

Explore the ways in which NewYork-Presbyterian physicians and nurses provide cutting-edge, personalized care to patients with common spine disorders and rare, hard-to-treat spinal deformities. You’ll discover how to prevent “tech neck,” the act of stressing muscles while using phones, tablets, and computers, resulting in neck and shoulder pain, stiffness, and soreness, and get doctor-approved tips for preventing overall back pain. Read how the military service of Dr. Ronald Lehman, the director of Degenerative, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Spine Surgery at the NewYork-Presbyterian Och Spine Hospital, inspires his work as a leading spine surgeon. Then get to know John Sarcona, a teenager whose severely bent spine crushed his organs and limited his breathing — until his care team at NewYork-Presbyterian saved his life.