The New York Bone & Joint Specialists Blog

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.

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How Did I Tear My Meniscus?

You don’t have to be an avid athlete to be diagnosed with a torn meniscus. Often times patients don’t remember what may have caused an injury before the onset of pain. So why is it so common to tear a meniscus and what does this mean for your knee? We have two menisci in each of our […]

New Study Shows Some Meniscus Tears May Not Require Surgery

What is A Meniscus Tear? The meniscus is a small, “c” shaped piece of cartilage in the knee and each knee consists of two menisci, medial meniscus on the inner aspect of the knee and the lateral meniscus on the outer aspect of the knee. Meniscal tears often occur during sports and these tears are […]

Will Adrian Peterson Return to Play After His Meniscus Tear?

Adrian Peterson injured his knee again during a 5-yard run in the second half of the Viking’s game Sunday night. The injury occurred during a tackle which, likely, created significant force upon his, previously, reconstructed knee. Many readers may remember his remarkably successful comeback from ACL ( Anterior Cruciate Ligament) Reconstruction in 2013. That past injury has made Peterson’s most […]

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