New York City Spine

For any inquiries call 212-506-0240

Manhattan Office

New York City Spine Surgery, PLLC
343 West 58th Street
New York, NY 10019
Call: 212-506-0240
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NJ Office

New York City Spine Surgery, PLLC
261 James Street, Suite 2G
Morristown,
NJ 07960
Call: 973-998-9651
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Spinal stenosis occurs in the cervical and/or lumbar spine when the spinal canal and/or nerve passageways (called neuroforamen or foramen) become narrow. It is a common cause of neck and low back pain. If the spinal canal is narrowed the disorder is also called central stenosis. If the foramen is affected, it is referred to as foraminal stenosis. When either condition develops, the spinal cord and/or spinal nerves are compressed. Sometimes patients have both central canal and foraminal stenosis.

Cervical or lumbar spinal stenosis is a compression problem. When the spinal cord and/or nerve roots become compressed, symptoms develop. While some patients are born with spinal stenosis (congenital), most cases develop in people older than age 50. Degenerative spinal stenosis, as it may be called, results from normal aging and spinal wear and tear during life. Injury or trauma can contribute to the development of stenosis symptoms. For example, neck trauma that occurred months or years before may lead to cervical spinal stenosis. Here are the symptoms of spinal stenosis:

Cervical Stenosis

  • Neck pain; not always severe
  • Pain, weakness or numbness in the shoulders, arms and legs
  • Burning sensations, tingling, pins and needles in extremity, such as the arm
  • Hand clumsiness
  • Gait and balance disturbances
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Hospital Affiliations

Outpatient Surgery Centers

Malo Surgery Center 201 Route 17 North 12th floor
Rutherford, NJ 07070
Phone: 201-549-8890
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Midtown Surgery Center 305 East 47th St.
New York, NY 10017
Phone: 212-751-2100
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Advanced Spine Surgery Center 855 Lehigh Ave,
Union, NJ 07083
Phone: 908-557-9420
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Denville Surgery Center LLC3130 Route 10 West
Denville, NJ 07834
Phone: 973-328-3475
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Daveed D. Frazier, MD is the medical director of New York City Spine Surgery PLLC and specializes in non-surgical and minimally invasive surgical treatments for back/neck pain and spine-related disorders. New York City Spine Surgery PLLC has 2 main locations in New York City and New Jersey with the main office located at 343 West 58th Street, New York, NY 10019. Call 212-506-0240 for an appointment at either location. Fax 212-265-0739.