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Northwell Health Rehabilitation Network offers back and spine care to help patients get back to their normal activities as quickly as possible. The team is composed of subspecialized and board-certified professional staff members that will help patients improve function through comprehensive treatment, patient guidance and education...


Back and spinal pain can range from mildly frustrating to extremely painful. There are many spinal treatments that can help, and your healthcare team will work closely with you to evaluate your condition and to recommend the right approach for treatment...


Infectious disease specialists consult with hospital and ER physicians to start patients on the proper antibiotics as soon as the diagnosis is confirmed...


The balance rehabilitation program provides state-of-the-art treatment to help patients reduce risk factors for falls and lessen dizziness or vertigo due to inner ear or central neurological dysfunction...


Balloon dilation is a minimally invasive procedure that reopens the sinus pathways and restores drainage. Learn more at the New York Head and Neck Institute.


Balloon dilation, also known as balloon valvuloplasty, is an interventional cardiac catheterization procedure commonly used to open blocked heart valves.


Banding, also called band ligation, is a treatment for complications due to cirrhosis and is performed during an upper endoscopy. This can be used to stop the bleeding from enlarged veins that may occur in the esophagus or upper stomach...


The Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy (LSG), also called gastric sleeve or vertical gastric sleeve, restricts the amount of food and calories that can be eaten by removing 80% to 90% of the stomach...


A barium enema, also called a lower GI series, involves filling the large intestine with diluted barium liquid while X-ray images are being taken. Barium enemas are used to diagnose disorders of the large intestine and rectum...


A barium swallow (also known as a barium esophagogram or upper GI series) is an examination of the esophagus and stomach using barium to coat the walls of the upper digestive tract so that it may be examined under X-ray...


The basal joint allows you to move your thumb into the palm of your hand, a motion called opposition. Repetitive motions can weaken the basal joint, wear down the articular cartilage surrounding the joint and make it more susceptible to degenerative arthritis...


Basal joint reconstruction surgery is a procedure for people with advanced "wear and tear" arthritis in the basal joint of their thumb that has not improved with nonsurgical approaches.


Learn more about bed sore symptoms, conditions and treatments.


When it comes to being overweight and seeking weight loss treatment, changing your lifestyle is just as important as any medical procedure you may receive...


Northwell Health’s Behavioral Health College Partnership offers evidence-based behavioral health services to college students affected by acute mental health conditions.


Learn about women's behavioral health resources, including care for anxiety disorders, eating disorders, postpartum depression and more.


If you’ve been diagnosed with Bell’s palsy, you will likely make a full recovery. In many cases, no treatment is necessary. However, medication or physical therapy may help reduce the amount of time you are experiencing symptoms...


Biceps tenotomy, tenodesis and transfer are surgical procedures that repair damaged bicep tendons. Strong cord-like structures of fibrous tissue, the tendons connect the bicep muscle in your upper arm to bones in the shoulder...


Biofeedback is a method used to help you be aware of and control specific physiological processes within your body. When used in conjunction with pelvic floor strengthening, like Kegel exercises, biofeedback techniques help women gain awareness, strengthen, and control their pelvic muscles...


A biopsy is a procedure done to remove tissue or cells from the body for examination under a microscope. Some biopsies can be done in a doctor's office while others need to be done in a hospital setting...


Learn about common types of biopsies and how they are used at Northwell Health to help identify various conditions.


Our family-centered approach to care is especially evident in the birthing services at Staten Island University Hospital. Our family education classes will help you to get ready for the big day and adjustments after delivery...


Blood glucose monitoring and ketone testing are used to manage a healthy pregnancy for expecting mothers with diabetes.


People who have lost a significant amount of weight often find that their skin hangs off their frames in undesirable ways. Body lift surgery addresses the sagging skin after significant weight loss.


The Bone Marrow Failure Program at Cohen Children’s was established to provide comprehensive, multidisciplinary care for children with acquired and inherited bone marrow failure syndromes.


A bone densitometry test is used to diagnose osteoporosis, a condition in which bones become fragile and brittle. This testing technique assesses the bone mass of bones in your spine, pelvis, forearm and thigh...


A bone densitometry is a test used to detect diseases like osteoporosis by revealing bone density and mineral content.


A bone scan is a specialized radiology procedure used to examine the various bones of the skeleton. It is done to identify areas of physical and chemical changes in bone...


Most commonly used for frown lines and crow's feet near the eyes, Botox blocks the nerve signals to the muscles that control the contractions that cause wrinkles. Botox injections are given in the office and are one of the most common procedures performed today. It is a noninvasive way to achieve a fresh, rested look.


Botulism is a serious illness, and you will need to be hospitalized for treatment. Infectious disease specialists may recommend one or more of the following treatment options: Botulism antitoxin injections to fight the toxin or bacteria Ventilator or breathing tube to help ease breathing Surgery of infected wounds with follow-up antibiotics Feeding tube or intravenous fluids for patients who have difficulty swallowing


Orthodontics is the dental specialty that focuses on the development, prevention, and correction of irregularities of the teeth, bite, and jaws. Orthodontists also have specialized training in facial abnormalities and disorders of the jaw...


Multiple sclerosis, or MS, slows down your nerve impulses and over time this may weaken important muscle groups, particularly in your legs. If you find leg weakness is a problem, your medical team will evaluate you and suggest the right treatment...


Ruptured brain aneurysms happen unexpectedly, requiring immediate medical attention. In other cases, unruptured brain aneurysms are detected during testing for other conditions...


If you or a loved one has experience a trauma to the head, a stroke or similar condition, your brain may not be getting enough oxygen. Oxygen is essential to brain function, and without enough oxygen, hypoxia can occur which can quickly lead to serious complications...


When you learn that you have a brain tumor, you may feel scared, confused and unsure of what to do next. The specialists at Northwell Health Neuroscience Institute’s Brain Tumor Center are here to guide you through the next steps...


If you’ve been diagnosed with a benign or malignant brain tumor, your brain tumor team will discuss the most appropriate treatment options. These may include: Chemotherapy CyberKnife Gamma Knife GliaSite radiation therapy NICO BrainPath surgery Radiation therapy Stereotactic radiosurgery Visualase laser interstitial thermal therapy (LITT) Your treatment plan will depend on a variety of factors, including: Type, size, and location of your tumor Whether it is benign or malignant Your general health and treatment preferences The Brain Tumor Center at the Northwell Health Neuroscience Institute is one of the country’s leading brain tumor centers...


Northwell Health Rehabilitation Network provides intensive brain injury evaluation and treatment from experienced therapists in a nurturing environment...


Brain cancer radiation therapy is used to destroy brain tumor cells and relieve symptoms caused by tumors. This treatment can be used before surgery to shrink a tumor, after surgery to destroy remaining cancer cells or for tumors that are inoperable.


Breast augmentation involves using breast implants or fat from your own body (called fat transfer breast augmentation) to increase the size of your breasts or restore the volume of your breasts after weight loss or pregnancy to achieve a rounder, fuller shape.


Breast cancer radiation therapy is used to destroy breast tumor cells and relieve symptoms caused by tumors. This treatment can be used before surgery to shrink a tumor, after surgery to destroy remaining cancer cells or for tumors that are inoperable.


A woman’s breasts change over time due to many factors, including pregnancy and breastfeeding, weight fluctuation, genetic factors and the natural aging process. A breast lift, or mastopexy, is a procedure that raises the breasts by tightening the surrounding tissue and removing excess skin, creating a lifted, more youthful appearance.


Some women find that their breasts are too large and cumbersome, or do not look proportionate to the rest of their body. Breast reduction, also known as reduction mammoplasty, involves the surgical removal of some of the fat, tissue and skin from the breasts to reshape them and reduce their size.


Do you know how you will feed your new baby? For most mothers and infants, breastfeeding is the safest and healthiest choice. Choosing whether to breastfeed is one of the most important decisions you can make as an expectant parent...


A brow lift restores the face to its natural, more refreshed appearance, allowing you to look vibrant and rejuvenated. An adjunctive procedure that can be done along with eyelid surgery, facelift surgery, or both, a brow lift will raise the position of the brow.


The single best way to remove harmful plaque ?" a thin, sticky film loaded with bacteria ?" from teeth and gums is to brush teeth regularly and properly...


Bunion correction is surgery used to treat a bunion that has formed on the big or little toe. A bunion is a bump at the toe joint which may cause misalignment of the toe...


Learn about bunion correction surgery and the foot and ankle specialists who perform these procedures at Northwell Health.


Bunion correction includes a variety of surgical and non-surgical treatments. Initial treatment of bunions may include wearing comfortable, well-fitting footwear (particularly shoes that conform to the shape of the foot and do not cause pressure areas) or the use of splints and orthotics (special shoe inserts shaped to the feet) to reposition the big toe...


The Jerome L. Finkelstein, MD, Regional Burn Center at Staten Island University Hospital offers expert burn care for people of all ages. Established in 1998 by Dr...


“A burn can change a life forever.” - Dr. Michael Cooper, head of the Staten Island University Hospital's Jerome L. Finkelstein, MD, Regional Burn Center Such insight into the nature of burn injuries is at the root of our Burn Center’s family-centered care philosophy...


Learn more about burn conditions, types of burns and the treatments of burns.