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.

heal shoulder dislocation

How to Heal a Dislocated Shoulder

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

SLAP tear surgery

Dr. Leon Popovitz Discusses SLAP Tear Surgery and Recovery

Let’s start with the basics: what is a SLAP tear, anyway? A SLAP tear is a lesion or rupture of the labrum, which is the soft rim of cartilage lining the socket of the shoulder. The term “SLAP” itself stands for “Superior Labral Tear from Anterior to Posterior,” in reference to the area most commonly affected by this injury. […]

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