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Bone health - Osteoporosis

4 Early Signs That Your Bone Health May Be Declining

When it comes to bone health, it’s difficult to know just how in shape we are. While keeping our bones healthy is the key to remaining active and well into our elderly years, bone density scans are not a part of our annual checkup and they may start getting them when it has become too […]

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Can Bones And Joints Really Predict Rain?

Many patients of New York Bone and Joint Specialists claim that they can feel a rain storm coming on in their bones, especially those with arthritis. In fact, it is scientifically proven that a large percentage of people with weakened bones or joints will feel an aching or throbbing prior to a change in weather. While the […]

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What Is Functional Fitness?

While you may have just started hearing the term “functional fitness’ this is not a newly created fitness regimen. Functional fitness refers to training, meaning exercising to improve balance, strength, and endurance, to help make our everyday tasks easier. From lifting furniture to lifting your toddler, everyday activities do cause injury when your body is […]

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Physical Activity May Prevent Cancer

A study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association concluded that physical activity is associated with a lowered risk of very many types of cancers. More remarkably, this lowered risk of cancer even applies to smokers and those overweight. The study was headed by Steven C. Moore, Ph.D. of the National Cancer Institute […]

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NY Bone And Joint Specialists Appear On WCBS

Dr. Leon E. Popovitz and Dr. Michael Y. Mizhiritsky, co-founders of NY Bone and Joint Specialists, spoke about the importance of preserving our joints as part of the CBS American Health Front program, which focuses on the top healthcare providers and techniques today.   Dr. Popovitz explains that we are born with a certain amount of cartilage and […]

Be Proactive About Your Bone Health

Be Proactive About Your Bone Health

Many times, we only think about our bone and joint health when we are dealing with pain or discomfort. Making proactive choices to benefit bone and joint health is a good practice for maintaining long-term health and preventing some of the aches and pains that may crop up otherwise. One of the best things to […]

Supplements for Bone Health

Supplements for Bone Health

You work out and watch what you eat, you visit the doctor for annual checkups and take your daily vitamin, but do you pay attention to your bone health? Whether you’re a young athlete prone to injury or starting to feel your age in your joints, we all need to be aware of how healthy […]

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Resolutions For Joint Health

Each New Year, it is common to make resolutions. Common resolutions include lifestyle changes such as losing weight, quitting smoking, or running a marathon. These are all commendable changes. Why not make 2017 the year you become serious about your bone and joint health? We are given one body to use – and while joints […]

Mets’ Asdrubal Cabrera Leaves Game with Patella Tendon Injury

The injury was diagnosed as a strained patellar tendon in his left knee and it may be worth noting that this is the same injury that kept Cabrera out for more than two weeks during Spring Training earlier this year. The patella tendon is an important tendon that encompasses the patella (knee cap) and is attached to […]

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