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Try These 10 Stretches to Reduce Tailbone Pain

Does your backside hurt? Try these exercises to get rid of your tailbone pain. Your coccyx, or tailbone, lies at the base of your spine and supports your weight when you sit. It consists of three to five fused vertebrae or bones, as well as a network of tendons, ligaments, and muscles. However, as with […]

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5 Ways to Prevent and Manage Bunions

Bunions are a common foot ailment, but that doesn’t mean you have to live with the pain. If you’ve noticed a protruding bump at the base of your big toe, you likely have a bunion — a common foot ailment affecting 23% of U.S. adults. Besides being a cosmetic issue, bunions can make every step […]

5 Remedies for a Pinched Nerve in Back

Many adults suffer from a pinched nerve in the neck or back, but there are many remedies for stopping the pain. The American Association of Neurological Surgeons estimates that between 75% and 85% of U.S. adults experience back pain at some point during their lifetimes. The pain typically radiates in the lower spine or the […]

Top 5 Benefits of Choosing Non-Surgical Orthopedic Treatments

Avoid surgery with regenerative medicine! Discover PRP and stem cell therapies for effective, non-surgical orthopedic pain relief at New York Bone and Joint Specialists.

When Should I Be Worried About My Back Spasms?

Back spasms usually resolve on their own, but if they don’t, you may need to seek medical attention.

5 Ways to Celebrate National Physical Fitness and Sports Month

There are a variety of ways to add physical activity to your life this month.

10 Easy Orthopedic Exercises for Joint Health and Mobility

Want to get moving again without pain and stiffness? Try these 10 simple orthopedic exercises you can do at home.

Explore Manhattan’s First Orthopedic Urgent Care Center

Say goodbye to endless waits in the emergency room—New Yorkers now have a fast solution for their urgent orthopedic needs at our Orthopedic Urgent & Sports Medicine Walk-In, conveniently located at 1198 Third Avenue on the Upper East Side. Discover the buzz about our brand new orthopedic and sports medicine center in amNewYork’s latest article […]

The 4 Stages of Orthopedic Rehabilitation: What to Expect

Dealing with an injury? Have arthritis? Orthopedic rehabilitation will help you get back to your old self again.

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.

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