Michael Y. Mizhiritsky, MD
- Top-Rated Neck & Back Doctor NYC
- Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation
- Non-Operative Orthopedics
- Electrodiagnostic Testing (EMG/NCS)
- Diplomate American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- American Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Fellow
Michael Y. Mizhiritsky, MD is NYC’s top orthopedic specialist in back pain and the co-founder of New York Bone & Joint Specialists. He has extensive experience in non-operative treatments for lower back pain, sciatica, pinched nerves, and herniated discs, and uses his expertise to offer elite orthopedic care to all of his patients.
Dr. Mizhiritsky is a widely respected authority on electrodiagnostic testing for musculoskeletal conditions. A trusted second opinion for orthopedic surgeons in the Tri-State Area, he’s been New York Bone & Joint’s resident expert on physical therapy since its founding. He’s been recognized as a Fellow of the Academy of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation and been consistently featured as a Top Physician by the Consumers’ Research Council of America.
Each of the New York Bone & Joint centers bring together expert specialists across multiple fields of orthopedic surgery, all of whom display the same level of dedication to the wellbeing of their patients. The ultimate goal of New York Bone & Joint Specialists is to provide impeccable care and peace of mind to every single patient we treat.
Why Choose NY Bone & Joint Back Specialists?
- Access to world-class joint specialists
- Compassionate and comprehensive care for a range of conditions, from diagnosis to recovery
- Conservative treatment coupled with expert surgical interventions ensure a complete recovery for every patient
What We Specialize InLower Back Pain - Lower back pain can be caused by a number of things, from traumatic fractures to scoliosis. Treatment largely depends on the specific condition responsible for the pain, but it can generally be addressed without surgery.
Back Sprains & Strains - A sprain affects the ligaments that connect bones, while a strain affects the tendons that connect muscle to bone. Both generally respond well to conservative treatments, including rest, icing, compression, and physical therapy.
Herniated Discs - A herniated disc is the product of a tear in the outer ring of an intervertebral disc, which is a cartilaginous structure that connects the spinal vertebrae. When a disc is herniated, its exposed center begins to protrude through the outer ring, placing pressure on surrounding nerves.
Sciatica - Sciatica is a pain, tingling, or numbness in the lower back, buttocks, and legs. Though not a medical condition in and of itself, it’s a common symptom of other orthopedic disorders.
Most Common Back Conditions & TreatmentsFor more information on your specific injury, consult the pages below. You will find comprehensive information on common symptoms, how the condition is diagnosed, our recommended course of treatment, and expected recovery timelines for each condition.
Herniated Discs - Symptoms & Treatment
Trigger Point Injections - Symptoms, Conditions, & Treatment
Lower Back Pain - Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment
Sacroiliac Joint Pain & Dysfunction- Symptoms & Treatment
Lumbar Spinal Stenosis - Procedures & Results
Comprehensive Conditions and Treatments
For more information on your specific injury, consult the pages below. You will find comprehensive information on common symptoms, how the condition is diagnosed, our recommended course of treatment, and expected recovery timelines for each condition.
- Acute and Chronic Pain Management
- Arthritis & Osteoarthritis
- Back Pain & Strain
- Back Pain in Pregnancy
- Degenerative Disc Disease
- EMG and Nerve Conduction Studies (NCS)
- Herniated Disc
- Interventional Pain Management
- Lower Back Pain
- Lumbar Spinal Stenosis
- Lumbar Spondylolysis & Spondylolisthesis
- Muscle Spasm
- Numbness or Weakness
- Pain Management for Acute & Chronic Pain
- Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation
- Sacroiliac Joint Pain & Dysfunction
- Scoliosis, Kyphosis & Lordosis
- Spine Injections
- Sprains & Strains
- Trigger Point Injections
- Vertebral Compression Fractures