The New York Bone & Joint Specialists Blog

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Suffering From Weightlifter’s Shoulder? Here’s How You Can Avoid Surgery

Weightlifter’s shoulder can be painful and debilitating, but it generally responds well to conservative treatment.

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Should I See a Doctor for my Shoulder Pain?

From a SLAP tear to tendonitis, here’s what may be causing your shoulder pain — and how to treat it.

dislocated shoulder

Is My Shoulder Dislocated?

While painful at first, a dislocated shoulder generally heals with rest and physical therapy.

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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.

martial arts injuries

An Orthopedic Specialist’s Guide to Preventing Martial Arts Injuries

Martial arts like karate and jiu-jitsu have grown in popularity — and so have injuries associated with these strenuous workouts.

tennis injuries

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.

summer sports injuries

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.

sports injuries

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.

arthroscopic shoulder surgery

Here’s Why You Don’t Need to Stress About Arthroscopic Shoulder Surgery

Shoulder arthroscopy is a safe and effective procedure — today’s minimally invasive techniques shorten recovery times and reduce the risk of complications. Shoulder injuries can be painful and debilitating, and the prospect of undergoing surgery to correct the problem just adds to the stress for many patients. Fortunately, orthopedic surgeons now employ arthroscopic techniques that […]

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Is Technology Causing Your Shoulder and Neck Pain?

Looking down at your phone or computer all day could be causing serious neck and shoulder pain. Here’s how you can find relief.

stiff shoulders

Why Are My Shoulders Stiff?

Shoulder stiffness may be caused by a variety of orthopedic conditions. Fortunately, there are effective treatment options that can provide relief.

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How to Heal a Dislocated Shoulder

Here’s how to identify a shoulder dislocation, and what you can expect throughout your recovery.

Relieve Shoulder Blade Pain

5 Ways to Relieve Your Shoulder Blade Pain

If you’re suffering from pain in your shoulder blades, there are effective treatment methods you can try at home.

4 signs of a pinched nerve

4 Signs You May Have A Pinched Nerve

If you’re suffering from neck pain, it may be the result of cervical radiculopathy, or a pinched nerve in the neck. Learn the common symptoms of this condition, and how you can get relief.

5 Easy Tweaks to Protect Your Shoulders During Circuit Training

Weightlifting during circuit training builds strength, but it can also be tough on your shoulders. Here are five tips to prevent common injuries.

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