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Dr. Mizhiritsky in Story on Steroids, Shoulder Pain

Dr. Michael Mizhiritsky, a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation physician and co-founder of NY Bone and Joint Specialists, was recently interviewed regarding a study on steroids and their effect on shoulder pain. ┬áHis comments appeared in the article which was featured in U.S. News & World Report.Shoulder pain is a very common condition, and treatment decisions aren’t uniform, said Dr. Michael Mizhiritsky, a physiatrist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York City. “An accurate diagnosis needs to be established before initiating treatment. An experienced physician needs to evaluate a patient and consider diagnostic tests, such as X-ray and MRI,” he said. “Only then should treatment begin.” – U.S. News & World ReportRead the full article and all of Dr. Mizhiritsky’s comments that appeared in the article, here: Skip the Steroids for Shoulder Pain?


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