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IT Band Syndrome

Suffering from Hip and Knee Pain? It Could be IT Band Syndrome

IT band syndrome affects runners and office workers alike. Here’s how patients can identify the condition and reduce their discomfort. 

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Surgery Most Effective in Treating Meniscus Tears, Study Finds

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?

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Why Is My Knee Swollen?

Swelling in the joints can be traced to a number of injuries or chronic conditions. Here are some of the most common.

signs of an ACL Tear

5 Signs You Might Have an ACL Tear

ACL tears are common among athletes, but anyone can be affected by this debilitating knee injury.

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How to Prevent Knee Pain From Running

Do your knees ache when you hit the track? Try these four simple tips to protect your joints and avoid knee pain.

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Should I See A Doctor for my Knee Pain?

Knee pain is common in athletes and patients of all ages. Our guide explains when it’s time to listen to the warning signs and see a doctor.

back of knee pain

Here’s What Could be Causing Your Back of Knee Pain

Experiencing pain in the back of your knee? You could have one of these five common conditions.

Inside of Knee Pain

What is Causing Pain on the Inside of My Knee?

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.

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 do knees buckle

Why Do My Knees Buckle?

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.

medial knee pain

An In-Depth Guide to Medial Knee Pain: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

If you’re experiencing knee pain, you may have a meniscal tear. Our orthopedic experts explain what causes this injury and what you can expect during your recovery.

Predictors for ACL Injuries Differ Between Men and Women

Predictors for ACL Injuries Differ Between Men and Women

New research indicates that women are more likely than men to suffer an ACL tear.

New Research Lays Out the Key to Injury Prevention

Brooklyn Nets Star D’Angelo Russell Opts for Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

Brooklyn Nets guard D’Angelo Russell recently underwent arthroscopic knee surgery to treat an injury that cut short his excellent first season with the team.

How To Treat Biking Pains

How To Treat Biking Pains

As New Yorkers, chances are you can bike just about everywhere, even to work. Biking is such a fun way to stay in shape, do something active with friends, and take in the fall scenery. While cycling is a great way for those with joint pain to workout, novices and expert cyclists alike commonly start […]

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Are You at Risk for a Knee Injury?

Whether you’re an athlete or just an active person, the knees play a critical role in our everyday lives: most basic motions wouldn’t be possible without them, and they’re no less indispensable for more high-impact activities such as running and weightlifting. Because the knees serve so many diverse functions, injuries to them can completely disrupt a patient’s […]

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