The New York Bone & Joint Specialists Blog

4 Easy Adjustments to Protect Your Knees When Lifting Weights

Your knees endure a lot of pressure when you lift weights. Here’s how to protect this vital joint from damage.

The Best Exercise Options for People with Chronic Back Pain

You don’t have to stop exercising when your back aches. Try these five low-impact activities to stay fit and manage your pain.

An Orthopedic Specialist’s Guide to Staying Fit For the Future

By adjusting your exercise routine and learning how to manage any injuries that arise, you can continue to enjoy your favorite activities well into your golden years.

5 Easy Tweaks to Protect Your Shoulders During Circuit Training

Weightlifting during circuit training builds strength, but it can also be tough on your shoulders. Here are five tips to prevent common injuries.

Chronic Neck Pain? Here are 3 Exercises to Avoid — And 3 That Could Help

Don’t let neck pain keep you down! Two of NYC’s top orthopedic specialists share tips on how to modify your workout routine to manage chronic pain.

3 Common Back Injuries from Weightlifting and How to Prevent Them

Weightlifting is great exercise, but it puts a lot of pressure on your spine. Here’s how to protect your back from injury as you build strength and muscle tone.

How to Prevent Common Swimming Injuries

Swimmers often suffer from overuse injuries in the knees and shoulders. Here are some simple steps they can take to remain in top form when hitting the pool.

Why are My Legs Numb?

Experiencing numbness or tingling in your legs? One of these three common conditions could be the culprit.

An Orthopedic Surgeon’s Guide to Preventing Skiing Injuries

Speeding down the slopes this ski season? Here’s how to reduce your risk of injury by learning how to take a tumble safely.

An Orthopedic Surgeon’s Guide to Preventing Running Injuries

Love to run? Orthopedic specialist Dr. Popovitz explains how to avoid common knee, foot, and ankle injuries.

Why Are My Joints Stiff?

Joint pain and stiffness can arise from a variety of sources. Learn about four common causes, and how you can seek relief from your discomfort.

5 Common HIIT Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Learn about the common injuries associated with HIIT, and how you can stay safe while following this popular exercise program.

4 Remedies for a Pinched Nerve in the Neck

A painful pinched nerve can keep you from enjoying your favorite activities. Fortunately, there are a variety of treatment options — most of which are non-surgical — that can provide relief.

What’s the Difference Between a Foot Fracture and a Sprain?

Athletes — especially those whose sports require a large amount of running — often suffer from foot injuries like fractures and sprains. It’s important to recognize the differences between these two conditions in order to seek appropriate treatment.

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Can I Recover from a Hip Labral Tear Without Surgery?

Suffering from pain or weakness in your hip? Fortunately, most hip labral tears can be effectively treated without surgery.

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