Dr. Michael Mizhiritsky is a physiatrist practicing in New York, NY. Dr. Mizhiritsky is a medical doctor specializing in physical medicine and rehabilitation. As a physiatrist, Dr. Mizhiritsky focuses on a patients ability to function, and can treat multiple conditions that affect the brain, nerves, spine, bones, muscles, joints, ligaments and tendons. Dr. Mizhiritsky can diagnose and treat pain that is a result of injury, disease or a disabling condition. Physiatrists often lead a team of physical therapists, occupational therapists and physicians in a patients treatment or prevention plan.
Education and Training
Stony Brook University Hospital
American Board of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation- Physical Medicine
Physical Medicine and RehabilitationAmerican Board of Physical Medicine and RehabilitationABPMR
Dr. Michael Y. Mizhiritsky, MD's Expert Contributions
Hi The best test would be an EMG/Nerve conduction study. This needs to be performed by either a physiatrist or a neurologist READ MORE
I have been suffering from back pain because my job requires me to sit for long periods of time. Do you think medication will help me?
Hi, It is most important to stretch on a regular basis, and perform core strengthening exercises. Proper ergonomic work station should be assessed. I suggest following these recommendations before starting any medications. Keep in mind, drugs have side effects, and many pain pills are not meant for long term use. If you are experiencing pain, numbness, tingling or weakness in your legs, you should see a specialist. Speedy recovery. READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
- America's Top Physicians 2017 Cosumer Research Council
- Top Doctor 2017 Top Doctor Awards
- Leading Physicians of the World 2017 International Association of Healthcare Professionals
- Electrodiagnostic Testing
- Neck And Back Pain
- Numbness And Tingling
- Acute & Chronic Neck/ Cervical Pain
- Acute & Chronic Back Pain
- Lower Back Pain
- Lumbar Radiculopathy (Sciatica)
- Muscle Spasms
- Cervical Radiculopathy (Pinched Nerves)
- Disc Herniations
- Joint Pain
- Sports Injuries
- Nassau County Medical Center PHYSICAL MEDICINE & REHABILITATION
- Lenox Hill Hospital
- North Shore-LIJ Health System
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