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How to Manage Arthritis Pain Without Surgery

Many types of arthritis can be managed effectively without surgery. Try these six at-home methods first.

Combat Work from Home Orthopedic Injuries

How to Combat Work from Home Orthopedic Injuries

After a year of working from home, Americans are seeing a rise in back and shoulder injuries. Here’s how to address these common orthopedic problems.

Keep Your Back Healthy While Working From Home

Keep Your Back Healthy While Working From Home

Working from home has its advantages, but it can also be harmful to your spine if you’re not supporting your back properly.

the Day of Your Orthopedic Surgery

What to Expect on the Day of Your Orthopedic Surgery

Here’s a guide to making sure your orthopedic procedure goes as smoothly as possible.

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Will I Need Physical Therapy After Orthopedic Surgery?

Physical therapy after surgery offers a variety of benefits — from speeding up your recovery to improving your mobility.

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Top 5 Stretches for Upper Back Pain

Upper back pain can often be alleviated by simple stretching exercises. Here are five to try before visiting an orthopedic specialist.

So Your Doctor Recommended Physical Therapy

So Your Doctor Recommended Physical Therapy — What Happens Next?

So your orthopedist has prescribed physical therapy to heal your injury. Now what?

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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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Try These 5 Meniscus Tear Exercises to Avoid Surgery

Physical therapy is often the recommended method to heal a ruptured meniscus in the knee. In fact, patients generally find relief within weeks.

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Sciatic Nerve Pain? Here’s How You Can Avoid Surgery

Learn how you can manage sciatica with conservative treatments like physical therapy and corticosteroid injections.

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7 Lower Back Exercises to Boost Strength and Flexibility

One way to loosen up those stiff and painful lower back muscles is by exercising. Here are the best physical therapy stretches to try.

do I need physical therapy

Do I Need Physical Therapy?

Dealing with painful arthritis or a sports injury? Physical therapy (PT) may be the answer.

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.

4 Remedies for a Pinched Nerve in the Neck

A painful pinched nerve can keep you from enjoying your favorite activities. Fortunately, there are a variety of treatment options — most of which are non-surgical — that can provide relief.

recover from rotator cuff surgery

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.

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