The New York Bone & Joint Specialists Blog

shoulder pain

Should I See a Doctor for my Shoulder Pain?

From a SLAP tear to tendonitis, here’s what may be causing your shoulder pain — and how to treat it.

beside manner

The Importance of Bedside Manner in Sports Injury Recovery

At New York Bone & Joint Specialists, we make creating positive doctor-patient relationships a priority so you receive the highest quality care.

working out with a knee injury

Working Out With a Knee Injury: Here’s What You Need to Know

Recovering from a knee injury doesn’t mean you have to stop working out. Instead, switch to exercises that are safe and aid in healing the joint.

Sports Injury Myths

An Orthopedic Specialist Busts 5 Common Myths About Sports Injuries

If you’re suffering from a sports injury, don’t let these common misconceptions hold you back from a full recovery.

dislocated shoulder

Is My Shoulder Dislocated?

While painful at first, a dislocated shoulder generally heals with rest and physical therapy.

why does my knee click

Why Does My Knee Click?

Find out what’s causing that painful clicking in your knee — and how to treat it.

baseball shoulder injuries

Baseball Injuries: How to Protect Your Shoulder

Baseball players are prone to shoulder injuries like rotator cuff tears and shoulder impingement. Here’s how you can stay safe while out on the field.

numbness or tingling

When is Numbness or Tingling a Cause for Concern?

Numbness or tingling may be a sign of an underlying orthopedic condition. Learn more about common causes of these symptoms, as well as effective treatment options.

weightlifting injury prevention

Here’s What You Need to Know About Weightlifting Injuries

Your back, shoulders, and knees carry a heavy load when you lift weights. But you can avoid common injuries with these three simple tips.

healing an MCL tear

How to Heal an MCL Tear

An MCL tear or rupture can be a debilitating injury, but it often responds well to conservative treatment options like physical therapy.

martial arts injuries

An Orthopedic Specialist’s Guide to Preventing Martial Arts Injuries

Martial arts like karate and jiu-jitsu have grown in popularity — and so have injuries associated with these strenuous workouts.

preventing dance injuries

Dance Injuries Are More Common Than You’d Think — Here’s How to Stay Safe

Dancing builds muscle strength and flexibility — but dancers must be careful if they want to sidestep serious injuries.

knee replacement

Do I Need a Knee Replacement?

If you’re experiencing persistent pain in your knee, it might be time to consider knee replacement surgery.

CrossFit Injuries

Safety Tips for CrossFitters

As the popularity of CrossFit has risen, so have injuries associated with the intense workout.

tennis injuries

How to Avoid 4 Common Tennis Injuries

As New York City warms up for the summer, tennis players are taking to the courts. Here’s how to prevent some common injuries from interrupting the game.

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