The New York Bone & Joint Specialists Blog

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Why Conservative Treatment Is Generally the Best Option for Runner’s Knee

With physical therapy exercises designed to stretch and strengthen surrounding muscles, patients can get relief from painful runner’s knee.

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7 Lower Back Exercises to Boost Strength and Flexibility

One way to loosen up those stiff and painful lower back muscles is by exercising. Here are the best physical therapy stretches to try.

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Suffering From Weightlifter’s Shoulder? Here’s How You Can Avoid Surgery

Weightlifter’s shoulder can be painful and debilitating, but it generally responds well to conservative treatment.

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How to Prep for ACL Surgery

Torn ACL? You can speed up your recovery by following these simple pre-op tips.

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Do I Need Physical Therapy?

Dealing with painful arthritis or a sports injury? Physical therapy (PT) may be the answer.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Is My Shoulder Dislocated?

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

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Why Does My Knee Click?

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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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