Can You Avoid Rotator Cuff Surgery?
A rotator cuff tear can be painful, but in most cases, the injury can be treated with non-surgical methods.
Should I See a Doctor for my Shoulder Pain?
From a SLAP tear to tendonitis, here’s what may be causing your shoulder pain — and how to treat it.
An Orthopedic Specialist’s Guide to Preventing Sports Injuries
Sports injuries are common but avoidable — if you take the proper precautions before heading out on the field.
Here’s Why You Don’t Need to Stress About Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery
Shoulder arthroscopy is a safe and effective procedure — today’s minimally invasive techniques shorten recovery times and reduce the risk of complications. Shoulder injuries can be painful and debilitating, and the prospect of undergoing surgery to correct the problem just adds to the stress for many patients. Fortunately, orthopedic surgeons now employ arthroscopic techniques that […]
Why Are My Shoulders Stiff?
Shoulder stiffness may be caused by a variety of orthopedic conditions. Fortunately, there are effective treatment options that can provide relief.
5 Ways to Relieve Your Shoulder Blade Pain
If you’re suffering from pain in your shoulder blades, there are effective treatment methods you can try at home.
5 Common HIIT Injuries and How to Avoid Them
Learn about the common injuries associated with HIIT, and how you can stay safe while following this popular exercise program.
5 Tips for Faster Rotator Cuff Surgery Recovery
With proper preparation and a high-caliber rehabilitation plan, you can return to the activities you love quickly following rotator cuff surgery.
Is My Shoulder Injury Serious?
Shoulder pain can point to a variety of conditions, some of which may require a doctor’s intervention.
How to Adjust Your Golf Swing to Avoid Shoulder Pain
If you felt a twinge after that last swing, learn how to fine-tune your form and prevent rotator cuff injuries.
How to Prevent Injuries in CrossFit
CrossFit is a popular fitness training program that can sometimes lead to injuries from overexertion. Find out how to protect yourself and stay at the top of your game.
Dr. Leon Popovitz Discusses Shoulder Rotator Cuff Tear Symptoms and Recovery
Torn rotator cuffs are among the most common injuries we see at New York Bone & Joint. The rotator cuff is a group of four tendons that connect the upper arm bone to the socket of the shoulder joint. These tendons provide the arm with much of its range of motion. Unsurprisingly, torn rotator cuffs […]
How Do I Know That I Have I Rotator Cuff Tear?
So many times we hear about Rotator Cuff Tears or injuries. The term has become so common that nearly everyone that suffers a shoulder injury or shoulder pain becomes concerned; “Did I tear my Rotator Cuff?” But most people really do not know what that is exactly. It has just become commonplace to presume it will require […]
Treat A Rotator Cuff Tear Early
The Rotator Cuff is a group of important tendons in the shoulder that are responsible for the stability and strength of the shoulder. Rotator Cuff disease has various stages and levels of damage to these tendons. The symptoms are pain with overhead activities, night pain, biceps inflammation, weakness and limited motion. The early stages of Rotator Cuff […]
Should You Have Surgery For Your Rotator Cuff Tear?
Many patients visit their doctor for a shoulder injury and learn that they have a rotator cuff tear, but hesitate to go ahead with surgery to repair it. Your orthopedist will often recommend physical therapy for tears that are not too severe, but conservative treatments may have their limits. Patients who continue to do overhead work […]