The New York Bone & Joint Specialists Blog

How Your Sleeping Position Impacts Your Orthopedic Health

Getting eight hours of sleep but still waking up with an aching back? It could be how you are sleeping.

What is Frozen Shoulder?

Is your shoulder stiff and painful? You may have a frozen shoulder. Luckily, it’s easily treated.

5 Orthopedic Conditions Affecting Feet You Should Know

You put a lot of pressure on your feet every day, and sometimes they ache. Here’s what you can do about it. Your feet may be the hardest working joints in your body. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons reports that every mile you walk puts 60 tons of pressure on each foot, so it’s […]

Dr. Popovitz Discusses 49ers Deebo Samuel’s Shoulder Injury

Dr. Leon Popovitz shares insights with Newsweek on 49ers Wide Receiver Deebo Samuel’s recovery from a shoulder injury.

Dr. Popovitz Weighs in on Chiefs Guard Joey Thuney’s Injury

After it was announced that Chiefs Guard Joey Thuney would be sitting out of Super Bowl gameplay due to a pectoral injury, Newsweek asked Dr. Leon Popovitz of New York Bone and Joint Specialists to weigh in on the issue. When asked about the consequences of playing with a pectoral strain, Dr. Popovitz said, “So, […]

New York Bone and Joint Specialists, Premier Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine Centers, Announces Manhattan’s First Storefront Orthopedic Urgent Care Clinic Expansion

New York Bone & Joint Specialists are proud to announce the opening of their latest storefront full-service Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Center, featuring Manhattan’s first Orthopedic Urgent Walk-In Clinic.

Post-Holiday Fitness Recovery: Easing Back into Exercise Safely 

The holidays are over. Now, it’s time to get your stiff muscles and joints back into shape. The holiday season is over, and after the rush of shopping, cooking, and parties, you’ve likely returned to your normal daily routine. That means restarting the exercise program you may have neglected during the holidays. But how can […]

Understand and Alleviate ‘Tech Neck’ with These Exercises

Love your smartphone, but it’s giving you neck pain? These tips and exercises can help you relieve your pain and enjoy your mobile devices.

Traveling Tips for Orthopedic Health This Winter

Don’t let orthopedic pain stop you from enjoying the holiday vacation season. Instead, follow these tips so you can travel in comfort.

How to Alleviate Winter Joint Pain

Cold weather doesn’t have to cause achy joints. Here are some practical things you can do to reduce winter joint pain.

What Makes a Good Pair of Orthopedic Shoes? 

Do your feet ache all the time? It might be time for orthopedic shoes.

What is Regenerative Medicine for Orthopedics?

Regenerative medicine uses the body’s own cells to heal injuries. Can it help you? If you’ve torn a tendon or suffer from chronic joint pain, regenerative medicine could be the answer to avoiding surgery. A fairly recent development in medical treatments, regenerative medicine uses the body’s own cells to promote healing and reduce pain from […]

Why Surgery Should Be Your Physical Therapist’s Last Resort for Chronic Pain

Conservative therapy treatments can address your chronic pain without surgical intervention.

Fall Yard Work Without the Pain: Tips to Protect Your Joints

Fall yard work often means raking leaves. But raking doesn’t have to cause you joint pain.

Ergonomic Essentials for a Healthy Spine: Tips for Proper Sitting and Lifting

Does your back hurt after work? It could be due to how your workplace is designed.

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