The New York Bone & Joint Specialists Blog

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 […]

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.

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.

Why Surgery Should Be Your Physical Therapist’s Last Resort for Chronic Pain

Conservative therapy treatments can address your chronic pain without surgical intervention.

Fall Yard Work Without the Pain: Tips to Protect Your Joints

Fall yard work often means raking leaves. But raking doesn’t have to cause you joint pain.

Ergonomic Essentials for a Healthy Spine: Tips for Proper Sitting and Lifting

Does your back hurt after work? It could be due to how your workplace is designed.

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Gardening Tips for Joint-Friendly Outdoor Activity in the Summer

Like other physical activities, gardening can be tough on your joints. But it doesn’t have to be if you utilize these joint-friendly tips.

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How to Prevent Spinal Arthritis

Arthritis can affect your spine just like any other joint. But luckily spinal arthritis can be prevented if you follow some self-care tips.

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Watch Out for These Common Summer Orthopedic Injuries

orthopedic injuries to arise. 

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Understanding Your Tailbone Pain: Causes and Treatments

Although tailbone pain is usually temporary, it can still be very uncomfortable. Luckily, there are measures you can take to ease the discomfort.

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Is Alcohol Causing My Back Pain?

Lower back pain and back spasms can have many causes. Could one of them be alcohol? Learn more:

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Can a Standing Desk Reduce Back Pain?

Sitting at your desk all day can cause back pain. Will switching to a standing desk setup help? Read on to find out.

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Spring Cleaning and Orthopedic Injuries

Many orthopedic injuries happen in the home, and spring cleaning is a perfect time to strain your muscles and joints. Learn about the most common injuries and how to prevent them.

Preventing Common Winter Orthopedic Injuries

Winter is a great time to get outdoors — but it can carry some unexpected dangers if you aren’t careful. Find out how to prevent common winter injuries so you can head outside safely!

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6 Best Yoga Poses for Lower Back Pain

Are you experiencing lower back pain? The cure may lie in a yoga mat. Check out the poses that can help reduce pain safely and easily.

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