The New York Bone & Joint Specialists Blog

Why are My Legs Numb?

Experiencing numbness or tingling in your legs? One of these three common conditions could be the culprit.

What is the Best Treatment for Sciatica?

Pain and numbness from sciatica can negatively impact your quality of life. Our guide explains the causes of this common condition and outlines effective treatment options to set you on the road to recovery.

chronic back pain

An Orthopedic Specialist’s Guide to Chronic Back Pain

Back pain is a common complaint among our patients. Learn to recognize the symptoms, and seek help from an orthopedic specialist to diagnose and treat your condition.

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Runners: Here’s How You Should Deal With Low Back Pain

With the nice weather comes the urge to get outside and get moving! All runners will be hitting the tracks, trails, and streets more than ever. With increased activity though, comes the inevitable low back pain. Here’s how to tackle low back pain before it keeps you from enjoying your runs. Running is an activity that […]

Epidural Steroid Injection

What Are Epidural Steroid Injections?

What Are Epidural Steroid Injections? Epidural steroid injections are a treatment for pain, commonly given for chronic painful disc and nerve conditions in the back. The injected steroid serves to treat inflammation and nerve compression, which are the main causes of pain. When conservative pain treatments have been used, but have not relieved the pain, […]

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What Is Sciatica?

One of the most common complaints seen by orthopedic surgeons, physical medicine specialists, as well as primary care physicians is “sciatica”. But, what exactly is it? Sciatica is a symptom of pain in the leg, at times associated with tingling and numbness, and even weakness. There are many causes of sciatica. It is important to […]

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