The New York Bone & Joint Specialists Blog

What is Frozen Shoulder?

Is your shoulder stiff and painful? You may have a frozen shoulder. Luckily, it’s easily treated.

5 Orthopedic Conditions Affecting Feet You Should Know

You put a lot of pressure on your feet every day, and sometimes they ache. Here’s what you can do about it. Your feet may be the hardest working joints in your body. The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons reports that every mile you walk puts 60 tons of pressure on each foot, so it’s […]

What Makes a Good Pair of Orthopedic Shoes? 

Do your feet ache all the time? It might be time for orthopedic shoes.

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

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

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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Preventing Common Summer Sports Injuries

Summertime is a great time to exercise, but just like in any season, that exercise can cause some common injuries if you aren’t careful. Check out these tips on how to avoid them! 

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Tips for Preventing Common Home Workout Injuries

Working out at home is a great way to stay fit, but home workouts can also lead to some common injuries if you aren’t careful. Learn how to prevent them.

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Key Questions to Ask Your Orthopedic Surgeon

The best way to feel confident going into your orthopedic surgery is to make sure you have all the information possible beforehand. Here are the questions to ask!

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The Many Reasons Not to Delay Physical Therapy

Physical therapy is the best way to reduce orthopedic pain, yet many people delay it, causing even more problems. Learn why it’s important to start your physical therapy as soon as possible. Maybe you sprained your shoulder reaching for an item on a shelf. Or you wrenched your knee playing basketball. Perhaps you’re coping with […]

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Knee Pain: A Common First Sign of Orthopedic Trouble

Your knee might not actually be the root cause of your knee pain. In fact, knee pain could be a sign of orthopedic trouble in another part of your body. Learn more.

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What is a Labral Tear in Your Shoulder?

Does your shoulder feel painful? Is the joint hard to move? It could be because of a labral tear.

Woman with a sprained ankle

Is it a Sprain, Strain, or Tear?

Ouch! You hurt your ankle. But is it a sprain, strain, or tear? Here’s how to tell the difference between these similar tendon and ligament injuries — and how to treat them. 

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Going Bowling? Watch out for these Common Injuries

Bowling is a fun, competitive activity whether you’re playing with friends or on a team. But it also puts a lot of stress on your shoulders, wrists, hands, and elbows. 

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Watch Out for These Common Summer Orthopedic Injuries

orthopedic injuries to arise. 

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