Shaheda Quraishi, MD

Attending Physiatrist
Cushing Neuroscience Institutes
Assistant Professor of Neurosurgery and Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
Hofstra North Shore-LIJ School of Medicine

Recent Posts By: Shaheda Quraishi, MD

Shoveling Snow? Watch Out for Back Injuries

Snow isn’t dangerous only for driving conditions. Shoveling the stuff causes tens of thousands of injuries or medical emergencies every year, according to the American Journal of Emergency Medicine—and that’s just counting people who wind up in an emergency department. The stress of removing snow most frequently hurts the lower back, causing muscle strain and serious back… Read more »