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The Unexpected Benefits of Physical Therapy

Physical therapy isn’t only for post-injury rehab — it can also help you boost flexibility and avoid injury in the first place.

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6 Signs You Should See a Doctor for Your Sports Injury

Some soreness after a workout is normal. But if pain is severe or persists for several days, it’s time to see a doctor.

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How Do Corticosteroid Injections Work?

Corticosteroid injections reduce joint pain by combating inflammation. Here’s what you need to know about this treatment option.

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How to Prep for ACL Surgery

Torn ACL? You can speed up your recovery by following these simple pre-op tips.

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The Importance of Bedside Manner in Sports Injury Recovery

At New York Bone & Joint Specialists, we make creating positive doctor-patient relationships a priority so you receive the highest quality care.

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The Podiatrist’s Guide to Plantar Fasciitis

Here’s what you need to know about the symptoms of plantar fasciitis and how to treat this common foot condition.

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6 Reasons It’s Important for People with Arthritis to Stay Active

If you’re suffering from arthritis, maintaining a regular exercise routine can help ease pain and delay the progression of the condition.

Chronic Neck Pain? Here are 3 Exercises to Avoid — And 3 That Could Help

Don’t let neck pain keep you down! Two of NYC’s top orthopedic specialists share tips on how to modify your workout routine to manage chronic pain.

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How to Treat Elbow Pain from Weightlifting

Don’t accept elbow pain as a normal part of your workouts. Here’s how to identify and address this common issue before it disrupts your weightlifting routine.

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A Podiatrists’ Guide to Orthotics

Orthotics can be a powerful addition to treatment plans for your foot or ankle condition.

Muscle Stiffness

What Causes Muscle Stiffness — and How to Get Rid of It

It doesn’t matter if you’re a professional athlete or a nine to fiver: nearly everyone has experienced muscle stiffness at some point in their lives. Whether it hits you in the morning the day after a serious workout or after a long day at the office, it can leave you with debilitating pain and discomfort […]

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Rafael Nadal Overcomes Knee Injury With PRP Therapy To Win The US Open 2017

Rafael Nadal, one of the world’s top tennis players, has made it back into a Grand Slam final after two years of struggling with knee and wrist injuries. Last week Nadal proved he is back at the top of his game by winning the entire Men’s US Open, defeating Kevin Anderson in three straight sets. […]

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The Importance of Physical Therapy and Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Being faced with recovery after an injury or orthopedic surgery can be daunting. Even after minimally-invasive arthroscopic surgery, you may be anxious to get back to your usual exercise routine. The length of recovery time, and the pace you may return to full activity, are both contingent on the type of injury or surgery you have had. Regardless […]

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How Smoking Can Affect Recovery From Orthopedic Surgery

The recovery period after orthopedic surgery plays a huge role in how successful your surgery will be in relieving pain, correcting your injury, and repairing your range of motion. Following your orthopedic surgeon’s instructions regarding rest, medication, and rehabilitation programs are crucial. However, your habits before and after surgery also affect your recovery success. You may […]

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Recovery After Hip Replacement Surgery

The most common question asked by patients suffering from painful bone-on-bone hip arthritis is when they can return to their normal activities after hip replacement surgery. The recovery time after hip replacement surgery is multifactorial. It can vary from 2 to 6 months. Younger patients, active patients, patients with good control and strength of muscles […]

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