The New York Bone & Joint Specialists Blog

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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How to Adjust Your Golf Swing to Avoid Shoulder Pain

If you felt a twinge after that last swing, learn how to fine-tune your form and prevent rotator cuff injuries.

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How to Treat Elbow Pain from Weightlifting

Don’t accept elbow pain as a normal part of your workouts. Here’s how to identify and address this common issue before it disrupts your weightlifting routine.

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An In-Depth Guide to Medial Knee Pain: Symptoms, Causes, and Treatment

If you’re experiencing knee pain, you may have a meniscal tear. Our orthopedic experts explain what causes this injury and what you can expect during your recovery.

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How Long Does it Take to Heal Shoulder Tendonitis?

A flare up of shoulder tendonitis can put your life on hold. But the sooner you start a healing regimen, the better your chances of a quick and lasting recovery.

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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.

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How to Heal a Dislocated Shoulder

Here’s how to identify a shoulder dislocation, and what you can expect throughout your recovery.

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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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An Orthopedic Specialist’s Guide to Chronic Back Pain

Back pain is a common complaint among our patients. Learn to recognize the symptoms, and seek help from an orthopedic specialist to diagnose and treat your condition.

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What is the Difference Between a Sprain and a Strain?

Learn the difference between a sprain and a strain, and how you can prevent these painful injuries.

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How to Prevent the Most Common Knee Injuries in Basketball

We take a look at the main risk factors for knee injuries in basketball and how you can protect yourself on the court.

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