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A Podiatrists’ Guide to Orthotics

Orthotics can be a powerful addition to treatment plans for your foot or ankle condition.

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What Is Hip Bursitis?

Hip pain is common for bikers, runners, other athletes and the elderly. Hip bursitis is very often the cause of this hip pain, and usually is fairly easy to treat. Bursitis is the inflammation of the bursae which are little jelly like sacs found near joints and bony areas throughout the body such as our knees, elbows shoulders and hips. […]

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Dr. Leon E. Popovitz Named A Leading Physician Of The World

The International Association of Healthcare has inducted Dr. Leon E. Popovitz into their newest publication of the Leading Physicians of the World as a global leader in sports medicine and arthroscopic orthopedic surgery of the shoulder and knee. Dr. Popovitz’ experience and skill with minimally invasive repair and reconstruction of the shoulder and knee has earned him a place […]

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5 Causes Of Hip Pain For Women

Hip pain is common in women of all ages, and can be present any of a large variety of reasons. Here, we’ve listed five of the most common conditions that result in hip pain for women. Women’s bone and joint health can be a unique specialty, so at NYBJ we have doctors and staff highly […]

The Yankees’ Michael Pineda: Will His Repaired Shoulder Hold Up?

Yankees’ pitcher Michael Pineda recently returned from the disabled list and had a less than impressive outing for the Yankees. In fact, his performance since he returned from arthroscopic shoulder surgery, in which he had a labral repair, has been unpredictable. He has had performances that were very impressive, such as the outing in May against […]

NY Jets Tight End Jace Amaro​ Tears Labrum in Shoulder

Jace Amaro’s shoulder pain and range of motion has not improved since he suffered a torn labrum (cushion of cartilage) during the Jets’ pre-season opener against the Lions on August 13th. The hope was that Amaro’s pain would diminish enough to be able to play this season. Unfortunately, his pain and motion did not improve […]

Christine Ellie, DPM Appointed Team Doctor of Brooklyn Bolts

Dr. Christine Ellie, DPM, a podiatrist at NY Bone and Joint Specialists, has been appointed as an official team doctor for the Brooklyn Bolts. The semi-professional football team will have Dr. Ellie on staff at all home games to manage any foot and ankle injuries that may occur during the course of game play. She will […]

Back Pain Injuries: The Big Three

Back pain is one of the most common presentations to any American doctor, second only to the common cold. That shouldn’t come as a surprise: around 80% of Americans will experience it at least once in their lifetime. While most back pain is the result of a sprain after a sports injury or a slip and […]

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 […]

Should I Consider Botox For Migraines?

What Are Migraines? Migraines are a headache disorder in the nervous and vascular systems. Symptoms include moderate to severe headache pain, and in some cases, nausea and vomiting, and sensitivity to light, sound, temperature and smells. Some people with migraines also experience an “aura,” which is a short period preceding the onset of the migraine, […]

Dr. Mizhiritsky Interviewed by Edmunds.com

Dr. Michael Mizhiritsky, a Physical Medicine & Rehabilitation doctor at NY Bone and Joint Specialists in New York City, was interviewed by Edmunds online car shopping magazine for his expert opinion on “Car Features for Drivers with Back Pain.” The folowing is an excerpt from the article: If you have back pain, avoid sport seats, […]

New Orthopedic Doctor Offices – Hoboken & Englewood, NJ

NY BONE AND JOINT SPECIALISTS EXPANDS WITH ADDITION OF 2 NEW JERSEY LOCATIONS NY Bone and Joint Specialists is proud to announce the recent opening of our two New Jersey orthopedic offices. In addition to our locations in New York City, we now have new orthopedic offices in both Hoboken and Englewood, NJ. For many years, our […]

NY Bone and Joint Specialists welcomes Hip Arthroscopy & Joint Replacement Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Rupesh Tarwala to the team

Dr. Leon Popovitz and Dr. Michael Mizhiritsky, NYC physicians and owners of NY Bone and Joint Specialists, are very proud to announce the addition of highly acclaimed and extremely accomplished orthopedic surgeon Dr. Rupesh Tarwala. The NY Bone and Joint Specialists team warmly welcomes its newest addition based on his years of experience and long list of accomplishments in Hip […]

Chinese Surgeons in NYC to Observe Leon E. Popovitz, MD

CHINESE DELEGATION OF CHIEF SURGEONS COMING TO NYC TO OBSERVE LEON E. POPOVITZ, MD TO PERFORM ARTHROSCOPIC SURGERY A delegation of Chief Surgeons of the Central Hospital of Yongzhou in China will be visiting New York City to observe Leon E. Popovitz, MD, co-founder and chief orthopedic surgeon of New York Bone & Joints Specialists, perform arthroscopic surgery of the […]

Chinese Surgeons’ Visit to NY Bone & Joint A Success

During the second week of October, NY Bone and Joint Specialists received a visit from a Chinese delegation of surgeons to observe and discuss arthroscopic surgery and joint replacement surgery procedures. The surgeons came from Yongzhou Hospital, in China. Impressed by their visit, the surgeons expressed in a follow up message to that practice that they considered NY Bone and Joint Specialist doctors “role models in […]

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