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5 Causes Of Hip Pain For Women

Hip pain is common in women of all ages, and can be present any of a large variety of reasons. Here, we’ve listed five of the most common conditions that result in hip pain for women. Women’s bone and joint health can be a unique specialty, so at NYBJ we have doctors and staff highly […]

What is Bursitis?

Bursitis is a common medical condition that will affect the majority of Americans at least once in their lifetime. Similar symptomatically to tendonitis, bursitis is caused by an inflamed bursa, a sac of lubricating fluid surrounding a joint. Bursitis most often manifests in the knees, hips, shoulders and elbows, and results from either repetitive, minor impact on the […]

The Yankees’ Michael Pineda: Will His Repaired Shoulder Hold Up?

Yankees’ pitcher Michael Pineda recently returned from the disabled list and had a less than impressive outing for the Yankees. In fact, his performance since he returned from arthroscopic shoulder surgery, in which he had a labral repair, has been unpredictable. He has had performances that were very impressive, such as the outing in May against […]

NY Jets Tight End Jace Amaro​ Tears Labrum in Shoulder

Jace Amaro’s shoulder pain and range of motion has not improved since he suffered a torn labrum (cushion of cartilage) during the Jets’ pre-season opener against the Lions on August 13th. The hope was that Amaro’s pain would diminish enough to be able to play this season. Unfortunately, his pain and motion did not improve […]

Back Pain Injuries: The Big Three

Back pain is one of the most common presentations to any American doctor, second only to the common cold. That shouldn’t come as a surprise: around 80% of Americans will experience it at least once in their lifetime. While most back pain is the result of a sprain after a sports injury or a slip and […]

New Study Shows Some Meniscus Tears May Not Require Surgery

What is A Meniscus Tear? The meniscus is a small, “c” shaped piece of cartilage in the knee and each knee consists of two menisci, medial meniscus on the inner aspect of the knee and the lateral meniscus on the outer aspect of the knee. Meniscal tears often occur during sports and these tears are […]

Should I Consider Botox For Migraines?

What Are Migraines? Migraines are a headache disorder in the nervous and vascular systems. Symptoms include moderate to severe headache pain, and in some cases, nausea and vomiting, and sensitivity to light, sound, temperature and smells. Some people with migraines also experience an “aura,” which is a short period preceding the onset of the migraine, […]

Dr. Mizhiritsky Interviewed by Edmunds.com

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Will David Wright’s Back Hold Up?

As we eagerly await the start of the the 2016 Major League Baseball Season, The New York Mets and their fans are hopeful for a productive year from their captain, David Wright. The National League Champs have invested millions of dollars on the face of their franchise, and are committed for another five years. But […]

The TRUTH about PRP Injections

There has been rapidly growing interest in PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) injections. In particular, more and more patients are interested in these novel injections for alternative, non-surgical treatment of their osteoarthritis. After all, there are so many claims from so many different health care providers about PRP. What can a patient believe? What patients can truly […]

Bone and Joint Preservation

A recent study, using data from the U.S. Consumer Product Commission, revealed a significant increase in teenage sports injuries visiting emergency rooms. So, then what are the long-term effects of all these increasing number of injuries at such a young age? Potentially, it can be very damaging. Therefore, I’ve chosen the topic of Bone & Joint Preservation for […]

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