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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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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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.

Prevent CrossFit Injuries

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.

Dr. Leon Popovitz Discusses Shoulder Rotator Cuff Tear Symptoms and Recovery

Dr. Leon Popovitz Discusses Shoulder Rotator Cuff Tear Symptoms and Recovery

Torn rotator cuffs are among the most common injuries we see at New York Bone & Joint. The rotator cuff is a group of four tendons that connect the upper arm bone to the socket of the shoulder joint. These tendons provide the arm with much of its range of motion. Unsurprisingly, torn rotator cuffs […]

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How Do I Know That I Have I Rotator Cuff Tear?

So many times we hear about Rotator Cuff Tears or injuries. The term has become so common that nearly everyone that suffers a shoulder injury or shoulder pain becomes concerned; “Did I tear my Rotator Cuff?” But most people really do not know what that is exactly. It has just become commonplace to presume it will require […]

Treat A Rotator Cuff Tear Early

Treat A Rotator Cuff Tear Early

The Rotator Cuff is a group of important tendons in the shoulder that are responsible for the stability and strength of the shoulder. Rotator Cuff disease has various stages and levels of damage to these tendons. The symptoms are pain with overhead activities, night pain, biceps inflammation, weakness and limited motion. The early stages of Rotator Cuff […]

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Should You Have Surgery For Your Rotator Cuff Tear?

Many patients visit their doctor for a shoulder injury and learn that they have a rotator cuff tear, but hesitate to go ahead with surgery to repair it. Your orthopedist will often recommend physical therapy for  tears that are not too severe, but conservative treatments may have their limits. Patients who continue to do overhead work […]

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What’s The Difference Between A Rotator Cuff Tear And Tendinitis?

The Rotator Cuff is a common location for injury, especially for those who play sports often. Rotator Cuff muscles and tendons support the shoulder joint, which is relatively unstable and easily damaged from overuse. Athletes will most often come to NY Bone and Joint Specialists with either Rotator Cuff Tendinitis or a tear in their […]

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