Author Archives: Susanne Elsebrock

Tizita Channel 4- Ethiopian Girl Stands Tall

Surgery to correct 18-year-old Tizita Tesfay's severe scoliosis took about eight hours, but her journey was more than a year in the making. Thanks to Long Island Spine Specialists PC and our partners at Good Samaritan Hospital, anesthesia services, Medtronic device company, SMS Neurophysiology services, Dr Dobryanski (plastic surgery), and many others!!!   http://youtu.be/3l3TRgTz_m8

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News 12 Press Conference for Tizita

This is the News 12 clip of the press conference we gave regarding our care of Tizita, an 18 yo Ethiopian girl with severe scoliosis. With help from our partners at Good Samaritan Hospital, anesthesia services, Medtronic device company, SMS Neurophysiology services, Dr Dobryanski (plastic surgery), and many others!!! http://youtu.be/FXi4_zQ3xbI

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3 Signs That Your BackPack is TOO heavy

3 Signs That Your BackPack is TOO heavy #1 Tips for Backpack related injuries Long Island Spine says wear Both Straps!! Use of one strap shifts the weight to one side, causing muscle spasms and low back pain. This is true even with one-strap backpacks that cross the body. By wearing two shoulder straps, the weight of …

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2014- Nurse Lecture

LISS is excited to present our 2014 Nurse lecture to inform and educate all school nurses on Scoliosis.  

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Curvy Girl Book

Available in our Commack office- $22 Books will be Signed By Dr Mermelstein & Raul    

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Long Island Spine Gets Honored

Long Island Spine Specialists. P.C. -Award Recognition LISS is honored at the 1st Annual Curvy Girl Convention as an "Encourage Sponsor".  We are proud to support the efforts of Curvy Girls Scoliosis Support Group

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Bring Back Hope

    LISS Charity work: LISS partners in the life saving humanity work of Dr Rick Hodes to Bring Back Hope and touch the lives of Ethiopia's most destitute children.  

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