Managing Neck and Back Pain
Presented by: Dr. John A. Buza, MD
– Neck and low back pain are very common, and the exact cause of pain is often difficult to determine, leading to frustration among patients suffering with this condition.
– Understanding the anatomy and common causes of back pain can help to avoid future episodes of pain, and lead towards a healthier back.
– It is important to know which signs and symptoms are more serious, so that you know when you or a loved one should see a specialist for further examination.
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John A. Buza, MD, MS, is an orthopedic spine surgeon at NewYork-Presbyterian Medical Group Queens. He specializes in conditions of the spine, with a focus on minimally invasive techniques and advanced technology using computer navigation. Dr. Buza treats patients with spine-related diseases and disorders, including adult scoliosis, herniated disk, spine arthritis, cancer of the spine, sciatica, and addresses fractures, infections, injury, and pain.
Dr. Buza graduated from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons with his Master’s in Human Nutrition and remained there to complete his medical degree. He served his residency at the Hospital for Joint Diseases at NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital and completed his fellowship at Norton Leatherman Spine Center at Norton Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.
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