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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 […]

Chinese Surgeons’ Visit Featured in Becker’s Orthopedic Review

New York City Orthopedic Surgeon Leon E. Popovitz, MD, and New York Bone and Joint Specialists are happy to be featured in Becker’s Orthopedic Review regarding last week’s visit from a Chinese delegation of surgeons who were here to learn from Leon E. Popovitz, MD, and has associate, Rupesh Tarwala, MD. Becker’s is the leading source in orthopedics for the latest news and important events. During […]

Chinese Surgeons’ Visit to NY Bone & Joint A Success

During the second week of October, NY Bone and Joint Specialists received a visit from a Chinese delegation of surgeons to observe and discuss arthroscopic surgery and joint replacement surgery procedures. The surgeons came from Yongzhou Hospital, in China. Impressed by their visit, the surgeons expressed in a follow up message to that practice that they considered NY Bone and Joint Specialist doctors “role models in […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Allyson A. Shrikhande, MD, comments on the CDC’s new opioid prescription guidelines

Allyson A. Shrikhande, MD, on Fox 5 NY, commenting on recent CDC opioid prescription guidelines in March 2016.

Yankees, Mets Both Dealing With Pains In The Neck

In recent days, both New York baseball teams have been dealing with neck injuries to their key star corner infielders. Yankee Slugger Mark Teixeira has been sidelined with what is reported to be muscle spasms. After missing a few games, he received cortisone shots, and just returned to the lineup yesterday. Mets Captain David Wright, […]

Is No Surgery For New York Yankees’ Mark Teixeira The Best Choice?

New York Yankees first baseman Mark Teixeira suffered a cartilage tear last week, according to reports, and yesterday it was divulged that he will not have surgery. Instead, he will try to rehab the knee and hope to return some time this season. Would surgery be a better option? Probably not at first. The information is limited […]

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