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How to Prevent Common Basketball Injuries

Playing basketball is a hugely popular pastime — and for good reason! But if you aren’t careful, you can seriously injure yourself playing the game. Learn how to keep that from happening.

Preventing Common Winter Orthopedic Injuries

Winter is a great time to get outdoors — but it can carry some unexpected dangers if you aren’t careful. Find out how to prevent common winter injuries so you can head outside safely!

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Why Rest Days Are Important

It’s important to incorporate rest days into your workout program. Here’s why.

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Ready to Head Back to the Gym? Here’s How to Prevent Common Injuries

With COVID numbers going down and vaccination numbers rising, you may feel ready to head back to the gym. Here’s how to stay safe while getting back into your workout routine.

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Which Sports Have the Most Injuries? Here’s How Athletes Can Stay Safe

Competitive sports are a great way to stay in shape. But it’s important to take the proper precautions in order to avoid injury.

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How to Prevent Golfer’s Elbow This Spring

Don’t let elbow pain keep you from enjoying a day at the golf course.

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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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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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Baseball Injuries: How to Protect Your Shoulder

Baseball players are prone to shoulder injuries like rotator cuff tears and shoulder impingement. Here’s how you can stay safe while out on the field.

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Here’s What You Need to Know About Weightlifting Injuries

Your back, shoulders, and knees carry a heavy load when you lift weights. But you can avoid common injuries with these three simple tips.

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How to Avoid 4 Common Tennis Injuries

As New York City warms up for the summer, tennis players are taking to the courts. Here’s how to prevent some common injuries from interrupting the game.

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How to Prevent Summer Sports Injuries

New Yorkers often take advantage of the warmer months to step up their exercise routines. Here’s how athletes can stay in top shape this summer.

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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.

An Orthopedic Surgeon’s Guide to Preventing Skiing Injuries

Speeding down the slopes this ski season? Here’s how to reduce your risk of injury by learning how to take a tumble safely.

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Why Does My Spine Hurt?

Millions of Americans suffer from chronic back and spine pain. In fact, it is the leading cause of disability in people younger than 45. While most of us will experience back pain at some point in our lives, it isn’t always easy to identify the source. To help you understand and treat this condition, we’ve broken down […]

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