Back pain lives with you every day. Deal with it now, before it worsens and leads to reduced mobility. Our doctors that specialize in back pain never offer a cookie-cutter solution, pain management NY has become one of the most trusted pain management centers. You always get a unique perspective on the available treatment options to treat and prevent recurring back pain. Top back pain doctors in Manhattan recommend the best-suited treatments for your back pain and symptoms. Don’t wait for relief from back pain when it’s so close. Here in Midtown, our physicians offer the best back pain relief treatments including minimally invasive spine surgery, PRP injections and Stem Cell Therapy.

Back pain is one of the leading contributors to disabilities around the world. It’s also the most common complaint doctors hear. When your back hurts, it affects your life in so many ways — from causing you to miss work and exercise to feelings of frustration and anxiety about your helplessness.

NYC Back Pain Treatment Doctors
NYC Back Pain Treatment Doctors

But surgery rarely is required to get back pain relief. You have access to the pain management doctors in Manhattan at back pain clinic NYC. Leading spine specialist Dr. Reyfman offers the most advanced diagnostic equipment and fast, accurate lab testing. With many years of experience treating every kind of backache, you can be confident in your outcome.

Types of Back Pain

Distinguishing between different kinds of pain is the first step in the diagnosis. According to NCBI , 1 case in 100,000 is a true red flag, indicating syndrome, or other severe conditions. Our back injury specialists in NYC discern between various pain types, such as:

  • Mechanical: It is the most prevalent type with the largest incidence. It can be caused by spine injury, intervertebral discs issues, or damage to soft tissues.
  • Degenerative: Commonly related to osteoporotic compression fractures, spinal stenosis, joint osteoarthritis, and degenerative disc disorder.
  • Inflammatory: It may be a part of an acute inflammatory process, such as ankylosing spondylitis or sacroiliitis.
  • Oncologic: Potential causes are damage to the spine, marrow cancer, or nerve compression.
  • Infectious: It is caused by spine infections, epidural sores, or muscular/soft tissue ulcers.

Common Causes of Back Pain

Whether your pain is due to an accident, injury or underlying disease, you want to know how to relieve back pain now. Acute and chronic backache treatment depends on the cause. Your Midtown back pain specialist diagnoses through a careful examination and a complete medical and family history, including a discussion about your symptoms. Imaging and lab tests are standing by if needed.

Among other painful conditions, the back pain doctors at Pain Management NYC treat:

Persistent or recurring backache should always be evaluated with a thorough consultation and examination by a back injury doctor for an accurate diagnosis and treatment plan as it may be a symptom of a serious illness.

Referred Pain and Other Causes of Back Pain

Sometimes, the discomfort in your back or recurring back pain is referred pain that comes from another area, such as your:

Medical conditions such as arthritis, scoliosis, cancer, osteoporosis and even chronic tension headaches can lead you to seek chronic back pain treatment. Alcohol or drug abuse and taking steroids also may be the original source of your back problems.

There are many possible causes for primary or recurring pain and complete evaluation and early diagnosis by our back injury specialist in NYC is very important.

Symptoms Can Vary

During your consultation with the doctor, you need to explain the level of pain you experience, when it first started, what aggravates it and what gives you any back pain relief.

Common symptoms of primary or recurring back pain issues include:

  • Constant aching in your back muscles
  • Pain that seems to dissipate when you lie down
  • Radiating pain down your leg
  • Severe pain that doesn’t respond to rest
  • After a hard blow to your back or from a fall
  • In addition to a fever
  • With bladder or bowel problems
  • Stabbing or shooting pain in specific points along your spine
  • Tingling, numbness or weakness in one or both legs 
  • Pain that gets worse when you walk, bend, lift or stand

Don’t wait until your symptoms get worse to seek treatment for your back problems. Emergency appointments are available at Pain Management NYC for back disorders treatment.

Treatments for Back Pain in NYC

Once you’ve received a firm diagnosis, your doctor may recommend conservative home treatment like rest, ice, and behavior modifications. While many conditions require specific treatments for back disorders, sometimes just wearing shoe inserts, practicing proper posture, or purchasing an ergonomic work chair can alleviate your pain. Come visit our back pain relief specialists for the accurate diagnosis and treatment plan.

When further back pain treatment is warranted, you have many options, including a treatment that’s provided by our doctors that specialize in back pain right where you need it most, such as a:

Minimally Invasive Surgical Procedures

If no other treatments have been effective, ultimate and best back pain relief may require minimally invasive spine surgery, such as:

Back Pain Doctors and Spine Specialists in New York

Our doctors are experts in pain conditions that specialize in back pain or recurring conditions.

For over 20 years our top-rated back pain doctors in New York offer the most effective back pain relief. Our doctors are using the latest advancements and current technologies in pain rehabilitation.

Currently, aside from traditional back pain treatments we offer the latest PRP and Stem Cell Therapy to relieve the pain in the lower, mid or upper back. PRP injections is one of the best treatments available to alleviate primary or recurring lumbar pain.

No matter what kind of treatment for back pain makes sense for you, our pain specialists at Pain Management NYC can deliver it. Contact us if you require immediate care for a sore back. We might be able to schedule a same day appointment to evaluate your condition and provide an emergency pain alleviation or an infusion therapy for back pain management if required.

Frequently Asked Questions

How Much Does Back Pain Diagnosis Cost?

MRI is a medical imaging technique that can precisely pinpoint the causes of your back pain. Depending on the body part and the geographic location of the clinic, the price can range from $400 to $3,000. As an alternative to MRI procedure, your doctor may suggest the following options:

  • NCV tests
  • X-ray scan
  • Blood tests
  • CT scans
  • Bone scan

Is Back Pain Management Covered by Insurance?

Yes. Our back pain management doctors accept most insurance plans. If you have additional questions, refer to the Insurance & Hospital Participation document, which sets forth the health care plans and/or products in which the Practice and its pain doctors, physicians, and physician’s assistants participate.


Do you have any questions about back pain treatments? Would you like to schedule an appointment with the best back pain doctor Leon Reyfman, MD or any doctors that specialize in back pain of Pain Management NYC? Please contact our office for a consultation with our back pain specialists in Midtown Manhattan, Bronx or Astoria office.

Page Modified on Oct 14, 2022 by Dr. Leon Reyfman, MD (Pain Management Doctor)
Leon Reyfman, MD | Interventional Pain Management Doctor in New York City

Leon Reyfman, MD, is a top-rated, best-in-class interventional pain management doctor. He is a nationally recognized pain relief specialist and is among the top pain care doctors in New York City and the country. He is an award-winning expert and contributor to prominent media outlets.

Dr. Leon Reyfman has been recognized for his thoughtful, thorough, modern approach to treating chronic pain. He has been named a "top pain management doctor in New York" and one of "America's Top Doctors™" for advanced sports injury treatments. Among other accolades, he was voted by peers as a "Castle Connolly Top Doctors™" and "New York Super Doctors™". Dr. Leon Reyfman was a part of the medical team at the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

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