Coping with COVID: An Alternative to the Tie for Physicians

I am debuting a new post-COVID fashion statement: The necktie has been around since the 17th Century, when the cravatte was introduced as part of French military uniform, and has been changed, updated, and modified several times since then to the necktie as we know it today. One big problem with the necktie, at least…[read more]

COVID-19 Patient Safety Procedures at Jenkins NeuroSpine

Staff

We’re taking extra care — so you don’t delay your treatment. Jenkins NeuroSpine, in accordance with public health guidelines, will be reopening to patient visits on May 28. We support the guidelines to stay home when possible, which is why we will continue to offer telemedicine appointments.  We understand there may be some concern about…[read more]

COVID-19 Update

We’d like to share some updates with you regarding COVID-19. Both of our locations (NYC and Greenwich, CT) are closed to patient appointments except in case of emergencies. The safety and wellbeing of our patients is our highest priority, which is why we are practicing strict hand hygiene, and taking heightened sanitary precautions advised by…[read more]

The 4 Most Often Missed Diagnoses in the Spine

Doctor and Patient

As a spine surgeon in an academic institution, I see a lot of the challenges that people face in trying to manage their back, neck, sciatica, pinch nerve, imbalance or other neurologic problems that may be referable to their spinal system.  Frequently, I get patients to see me because nobody else has been able to identify what their…[read more]

Treating the Patient with A “Failed Back”

Dr. Jenkins

I often see patients who have been labeled with the term “failed back.”  This general term applies to patients who have already had spinal surgery, which their surgeons have labeled as having been technically successful, but the patient did not see adequate clinical benefit and is still considered to be symptomatic in spite of the…[read more]