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DO YOU NEED A HIP REPLACEMENT?

Written on February 3, 2015 at 8:59 pm, by

5 Signs You Need a Hip Replacement Hip damage can have a profound effect on one’s personal and professional life. The limitations and serious pain that stem from arthritis, bursitis, bone fractures, tendon injuries, and more can prevent people of all ages from living a happy and fulfilling life. While undergoing a hip replacement can  Continue Reading »

5 Signs You Need a Knee Replacement

Written on February 3, 2015 at 8:53 pm, by

Thousands of people undergo knee replacement surgery every year. Even more people fail to receive care because they don’t know the signs and symptoms of a joint that needs to be replaced. By better understanding these indicators, patients are able to more accurately identify their pain and seek the appropriate treatment. Knowing the Signs of  Continue Reading »

Are You Ready for Hip Replacement Surgery?

Written on February 3, 2015 at 8:53 pm, by

Hip replacement surgery isn’t the same procedure as 10 years ago. Minimally invasive surgery has entered into many aspects of the medical field, including orthopedics with great success. If you’re considering a hip replacement, you want to assess your lifestyle and health in determining whether joint replacement will help you.Almost anyone, regardless of age, could  Continue Reading »

Genetic Differences in Female Athletes May Cause of ACL Injuries

Written on September 4, 2014 at 10:09 pm, by

Plenty of female athletes know the risks for painful anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries. By now, most of us know that women are two to eight times more likely to suffer an ACL injury, but new research is showing the reasons why girls are more prone to the injury. Researchers are saying that one of  Continue Reading »

The Four Most Common Sports Injuries

Written on July 2, 2014 at 1:01 am, by

1. KNEE INJURY Knee injuries make up over half of reported athletic injuries. One in four orthopedic procedures are related to the knee. Many common knee injuries include torn ligaments and cartilage deterioration, but most general and non-specific knee pain is grouped into something called runner’s knee. Runner’s knee refers to a wide range of  Continue Reading »

What to Expect from Your Total Shoulder Replacement

Written on July 2, 2014 at 12:51 am, by

As severe shoulder pain from arthritis or a fracture increases, your options may seem to dwindle. But for those who qualify, total shoulder replacement may be the most effective option. Knowing what to expect from shoulder replacement surgery in order to prepare is vital to its success. Shoulder Pain Treatment The first step towards shoulder  Continue Reading »

Dealing With Pain After Rotator Cuff Repair

Written on February 21, 2014 at 11:50 pm, by

Pain in the shoulder occurs for many reasons. A tear in the rotator cuff is usually the common culprit in orthopedic injuries among adults, athlete or not. India’s ace golfer Jeev Milkha Singh, who has been struggling with pain in the right shoulder rotator cuff, recently announced that he is skipping the Tshwane Open in  Continue Reading »

NFL 2013 – Down They Go

Written on December 19, 2013 at 5:58 am, by

If you are a fan of the NFL (really who isn’t?) or just hooked on fantasy football, you have more than likely noticed the increase in major injuries to major players thus far this season. In a story titled “Year of the Injury?” Sports Illustrated reported that 10 QB’s had been placed on injured reserve  Continue Reading »

Ankle Sprains

Written on December 19, 2013 at 5:52 am, by

One of the most common sports injuries is the ankle sprain. It is the most common ankle injury, and occurs when the ankle is twisted, most often during some sort of activity such as playing sports. A sprain is an injury to the soft tissue, most commonly the ligaments. In most cases an ankle sprain  Continue Reading »

Return to Action – Is My Recovery Complete?

Written on December 19, 2013 at 5:40 am, by

As a Board Certified Sports Medicine Physician, and former assistant physician to several New York sports teams such as the Jets and Islanders, the question of whether or not one of my patients is ready to return to action following their recovery from a major injury is at the top of my FAQ’s. Whether it  Continue Reading »

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