An MCL tear or rupture can be a debilitating injury, but it often responds well to conservative treatment options like physical therapy.
Martial arts like karate and jiu-jitsu have grown in popularity — and so have injuries associated with these strenuous workouts.
Dancing builds muscle strength and flexibility — but dancers must be careful if they want to sidestep serious injuries.
If you’re experiencing persistent pain in your knee, it might be time to consider knee replacement surgery.
As the popularity of CrossFit has risen, so have injuries associated with the intense workout.
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.
Is your back pain keeping you up at night? Here’s how to adjust your position for a good night’s sleep.
New Yorkers often take advantage of the warmer months to step up their exercise routines. Here’s how athletes can stay in top shape this summer.
IT band syndrome affects runners and office workers alike. Here’s how patients can identify the condition and reduce their discomfort.
A new study suggests that surgery may be the best option for a torn meniscus in the knee. But is it the right treatment for you?
Sports injuries are common but avoidable — if you take the proper precautions before heading out on the field.
Shoulder arthroscopy is a safe and effective procedure — today’s minimally invasive techniques shorten recovery times and reduce the risk of complications. Shoulder injuries can be painful and debilitating, and the prospect of undergoing surgery to correct the problem just adds to the stress for many patients. Fortunately, orthopedic surgeons now employ arthroscopic techniques that […]
Swelling in the joints can be traced to a number of injuries or chronic conditions. Here are some of the most common.
Is your back pain caused by degenerative disc disease? Our guide outlines common symptoms and effective treatment options.