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Dr. Popovitz, ABC News: Knee Surgery Alternative

“The meniscus is located in a shallow cup of cartilage on top of the leg bone, one on each side. Knobs on the end of the thigh bone move in the meniscus when you bend your knee. A tear often requires surgery, but it may not be the only option.” – ABC News 5/7/13 A torn meniscus, which […]

Dr. Popovitz in Newsday Regarding Shoe Inserts

“Orthopedists always thought that these inserts wouldn’t make much of a difference,” said Dr. Leon Popovitz, an orthopedic surgeon at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. “It’s good this study ultimately proved it.” Once the arthritis develops to the point where there is uneven pressure in the joint, or uneven wearing in the joint, using […]

Acetaminophen’s Effectiveness on Back Pain

Dr. Michael Mizhiritsky, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Physician at Lenox Hill Hospital, and co-founder of NY Bone and Joint Specialistsin New York City was interviewed by HealthDay for his expert opinion on a recent study which said  that “Acetaminophen May Not Help Against Back Pain.” “Everyone involved in the study received ongoing ‘good-quality advice and reassurance,’ which appears to be […]

Dr. Mizhiritsky Quoted in Live Science Article

Dr. Michael Mizhiritsky of NY Bone and Joint Specialists was interviewed for an article in Live Science which looks at a recent study that was published on Acetaminophen’s effect on Lower Back Pain.”This is the first study of its kind, so it’s tough to make a decision based on just one study,” said Dr. Michael Mizhiritsky, a physical rehabilitation […]

Dr. Mizhiritsky in Story on Steroids, Shoulder Pain

Dr. Michael Mizhiritsky, a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation physician and co-founder of NY Bone and Joint Specialists, was recently interviewed regarding a study on steroids and their effect on shoulderpain.  His comments appeared in the article which was featured in U.S. News & World Report.Shoulder pain is a very common condition, and treatment decisions aren’t uniform, said Dr. Michael […]

Dr. Popovitz on Value of Knee Surgeries

Dr. Leon Popovitz, orthopedic surgeon and co-founder of NY Bone and Joint Specialists was interviewed by HealthDay (for a story on for his expert opinion on study that questioned the value of certain knee surgeries. “The new analysis reflects the findings of other research, said Dr. Leon Popovitz, an orthopedic surgeon at Lenox Hill […]

Dr. Shrikhande on Meet The Doctors

Dr. Allyson Shrikhande, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation physician at NY Bone and Joint Specialists in NYC, was interviewed by Newsmax TV regarding Spinal Cord Injuries. The interview was for a newer series the news outlet provides, called “Meet The Doctors.”  The show was syndicated on Direct TV, Dish Network, Roku, and Google TV, as well […]

Dr. Mizhiritsky Interviewed by

Dr. Michael Mizhiritsky, a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation doctor at NY Bone and Joint Specialists in New York City, was interviewed by Edmunds online car shopping magazine for his expert opinion on “Car Features for Drivers with Back Pain.” The folowing is an excerpt from the article: If you have back pain, avoid sport seats, […]

Dr. Shrikhande Quoted in CBS News Story

Dr. Allyson Shrikhande, a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation doctor at New York Bone and Joint Specialists in NYC, was recently interviewed by HealthDay for a story which was published on CBS News.  The story  was regarding the use of acetaminophen and it’s ineffectiveness for low back pain and arthritis, according to a recent study. The section of […]

New Orthopedic Doctor Offices – Hoboken & Englewood, NJ

NY BONE AND JOINT SPECIALISTS EXPANDS WITH ADDITION OF 2 NEW JERSEY LOCATIONS NY Bone and Joint Specialists is proud to announce the recent opening of our two New Jersey orthopedic offices. In addition to our locations in New York City, we now have new orthopedic offices in both Hoboken and Englewood, NJ. For many years, our […]

NY Bone and Joint Specialists welcomes Hip Arthroscopy & Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Rupesh Tarwala to the team

Dr. Leon Popovitz and Dr. Michael Mizhiritsky, NYC physicians and owners of NY Bone and Joint Specialists, are very proud to announce the addition of highly acclaimed and extremely accomplished orthopedic surgeon Dr. Rupesh Tarwala. The NY Bone and Joint Specialists team warmly welcomes its newest addition based on his years of experience and long list of accomplishments in Hip […]

Dr. Shrikhande on Good Morning America

On September 17, 2015, Dr. Allyson Shrikhande, Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation physician at NY Bone and Joint Specialists, was on Good Morning America to comment on a new pain device. Watch the full segment and see Dr. Shrikhande’s comments on the new device, below. ABC Breaking News | Latest News Videos

Chinese Surgeons in NYC to Observe Leon E. Popovitz, MD

CHINESE DELEGATION OF CHIEF SURGEONS COMING TO NYC TO OBSERVE LEON E. POPOVITZ, MD TO PERFORM ARTHROSCOPIC SURGERY A delegation of Chief Surgeons of the Central Hospital of Yongzhou in China will be visiting New York City to observe Leon E. Popovitz, MD, co-founder and chief orthopedic surgeon of New York Bone & Joints Specialists, perform arthroscopic surgery of the […]

Could It Not Be Sharapova’s Fault? – Leon E. Popovitz, MD

By now the entire world has heard that famed Russian tennis champion Maria Sharapova has tested positive for a banned substance. She has been suspended, lost major sponsors and there is a possibility that she will miss the upcoming Olympics. The substance she was taking is Meldonium or Mildronate. This is a heart medication that […]

Jacob deGrom Misses Start, Blames Mattress – Michael Y. Mizhiritsky, MD

How often have you woken up in the morning with a stiff back? This happens to all of us, and in many cases it is due to an old or soft mattress. New York Mets Star Pitcher Jacob deGrom is experiencing this morning what we all can relate to. As the mattress ages, it becomes softer, especially […]

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