Swelling in the joints can be traced to a number of injuries or chronic conditions. Here are some of the most common.
Shoulder stiffness may be caused by a variety of orthopedic conditions. Fortunately, there are effective treatment options that can provide relief.
Experiencing pain in the back of your knee? You could have one of these five common conditions.
Inner knee pain can be the result of a variety of conditions, from arthritis to a ligament tear. Here’s how to identify the source of your discomfort and determine the most effective treatment plan.
If you’re suffering from arthritis, maintaining a regular exercise routine can help ease pain and delay the progression of the condition.
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.
Pain and numbness from sciatica can negatively impact your quality of life. Our guide explains the causes of this common condition and outlines effective treatment options to set you on the road to recovery.
Knee instability may be a sign of a serious condition, such as arthritis or a torn ACL. If your knees are buckling, consider making an appointment with your doctor to pinpoint the cause.
Back pain is a common complaint among our patients. Learn to recognize the symptoms, and seek help from an orthopedic specialist to diagnose and treat your condition.
Orthotics can be a powerful addition to treatment plans for your foot or ankle condition.
A Cervical Herniated Disc often causes neck pain for older patients, usually 50 years or over. Arthritis is a common condition that simply comes with age and wear and tear, but can be managed with proper exercise, nutrition, and treatment. The seven vertebrae of the neck are stacked atop one another, separated by soft discs that […]
The facet joints on either side of the five lumbar vertebrae are susceptible to arthritis in elderly patients. Lumbar arthritis is inflammation of these joints, often brought about after years of wear on the bones. Swelling in the facet joints will compress nerves in the area and irritate surrounding tissues as well as damage the […]
Many patients of New York Bone and Joint Specialists claim that they can feel a rain storm coming on in their bones, especially those with arthritis. In fact, it is scientifically proven that a large percentage of people with weakened bones or joints will feel an aching or throbbing prior to a change in weather. While the […]
It occurs nearly every day in the office. There is almost always someone that I have to inform that they have the degenerative disease: Knee Osteoarthritis. It sounds like such a scary diagnosis to a patient. Many patients, when they hear this, feel that this is the beginning of getting old or the start of […]
Arthritis is a condition that can cause much discomfort and pain, and affects over 350 million worldwide. The pain is usually chronic, but can flare up and become more intense from time to time. While anti-inflammatory medications can help, there are some natural methods to reduce inflammation as well, including certain foods. Here is a […]