As Spring approaches, we all face the daunting task of getting ourselves back into our workout routine. Orthopedic injuries often occur for the first time when suddenly changing your workout regimen or increasing your activity level. Here are some tips to make getting back into the swing of things easily and pain free.
Winter can be a daunting time of year for the thousands of Americans who have suffered serious injury from slips or falls due to icy weather. Unfortunately, even a small slip on a patch of ice can result in an injury that can cause chronic pain or other musculoskeletal issues for a lifetime. At NY Bone and Joint, we see far too many seasonal injuries that can be avoided. Many of the most common injuries that occur due to accidents from icy conditions include:
If you’ve noticed that your big toe has started to bend inward and has a bump near its joint, you may have a bunion. Bunions are common and painful bony bumps located on the inner side of the foot at the big toe joint. Pressure on the big toe can cause it to bend toward the second toe. This action will cause the bone to stick out and over time it may cause pain while wearing shoes or walking. Bunions can be hereditary, come about from rheumatoid arthritis, or arise simply from wearing tight fitting shoes.