The New York Bone & Joint Specialists Blog

Why are My Legs Numb?

Experiencing numbness or tingling in your legs? One of these three common conditions could be the culprit.

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.

An Orthopedic Surgeon’s Guide to Preventing Running Injuries

Love to run? Orthopedic specialist Dr. Popovitz explains how to avoid common knee, foot, and ankle injuries.

Why Are My Joints Stiff?

Joint pain and stiffness can arise from a variety of sources. Learn about four common causes, and how you can seek relief from your discomfort.

5 Common HIIT Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Learn about the common injuries associated with HIIT, and how you can stay safe while following this popular exercise program.

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.

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Can I Recover from a Hip Labral Tear Without Surgery?

Suffering from pain or weakness in your hip? Fortunately, most hip labral tears can be effectively treated without surgery.

What is the Best Treatment for Sciatica?

Pain and numbness from sciatica can negatively impact your quality of life. Our guide explains the causes of this common condition and outlines effective treatment options to set you on the road to recovery.

An Orthopedic Specialist’s Guide to Shoulder Impingement Surgery Recovery

By following these four simple steps, you can can expect to have a successful recovery within six to eight weeks of your shoulder impingement surgery.

Do I Have a Herniated Disc?

Learn to identify the symptoms and causes of disc herniation, as well as effective treatment options for your condition.

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5 Tips for Faster Rotator Cuff Surgery Recovery

With proper preparation and a high-caliber rehabilitation plan, you can return to the activities you love quickly following rotator cuff surgery.

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Why Do My Knees Buckle?

Knee instability may be a sign of a serious condition, such as arthritis or a torn ACL. If your knees are buckling, consider making an appointment with your doctor to pinpoint the cause.

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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.

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Is My Shoulder Injury Serious?

Shoulder pain can point to a variety of conditions, some of which may require a doctor’s intervention.

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