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Reduce joint inflammation

How to Reduce Joint Inflammation

Pain and swelling due to joint inflammation can often be remedied with at-home treatments and lifestyle adjustments.

Snow, Ice, and Orthopedic Injuries

What You Need to Know About Snow, Ice, and Orthopedic Injuries

Take these three precautions to avoid orthopedic injuries this winter.

An Orthopedic Specialist's Guide to Ice vs. Heat

An Orthopedic Specialist’s Guide to Ice vs. Heat

Applying a cold or warm compress to an orthopedic injury can bring immediate pain relief. But how do you know when to use each therapy?

7 Exercises to Speed Up Recovery After Shoulder Surgery

After shoulder surgery, your surgeon and physical therapist will help you heal with a customized PT program, which may include these seven exercises.

how to treat neck pain

How Do You Treat Neck Pain?

Neck pain is a common but treatable orthopedic condition. Here’s what you need to know about finding relief.

signs you need interventional pain management

4 Signs You Could Benefit from Interventional Pain Management

If you’re suffering from chronic back pain, interventional pain management could help you find relief.

New York Bone & Joint Specialists COVID-19 Guidelines

An essential service, we are proud to support NYC during this unprecedented time of need. Learn about how we are protecting our patients and community.

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How to Prevent Winter Sports Injuries

Ski and snowboard season has arrived! But before you hit the slopes, learn how to prevent serious injuries. As snow piles up this winter, skiers and snowboarders are hitting the slopes to relish in their favorite seasonal workout. Unfortunately, along with the exhilarating exercise comes the possibility of serious injury. According to Globelink International, winter […]

conservative treatment runner's knee

Why Conservative Treatment Is Generally the Best Option for Runner’s Knee

With physical therapy exercises designed to stretch and strengthen surrounding muscles, patients can get relief from painful runner’s knee.

Sports Injury Myths

An Orthopedic Specialist Busts 5 Common Myths About Sports Injuries

If you’re suffering from a sports injury, don’t let these common misconceptions hold you back from a full recovery.

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.

What’s the Difference Between a Foot Fracture and a Sprain?

Athletes — especially those whose sports require a large amount of running — often suffer from foot injuries like fractures and sprains. It’s important to recognize the differences between these two conditions in order to seek appropriate treatment.

recover from stress fracture

How to Prevent and Recover from a Stress Fracture

Don’t ignore that pain in your foot — it could be an early sign of a preventable stress fracture.

Prevent CrossFit Injuries

How to Prevent Injuries in CrossFit

CrossFit is a popular fitness training program that can sometimes lead to injuries from overexertion. Find out how to protect yourself and stay at the top of your game.

shoulder pain weightlifting

How to Fix Shoulder Pain from Weightlifting

If you’re a weightlifter, don’t ignore an aching shoulder. Follow our tips to prevent and treat these three common conditions.

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