Orthopedist in NYC – Blogs

Are you an athlete who has begun struggling with athletic performance due to shoulder problems? Have you recently suffered a fall that resulted in your shoulder now looking deformed or out of place? If you or a loved one fits these qualifications, a shoulder dislocation may have occurred. While your recovery time from this injury will vary depending on the severity of your dislocation and the symptoms you’re displaying, Dr. Neil S. Roth M.D. and the rest of our team at New York Sports Medicine Institute will be able to provide quality orthopedic care. We’ll assist you through every step of your recovery, and hopefully, give you the best chance of getting back to full strength after this injury.

As an athlete, the health of your joints directly correlates to your athletic output. When joints such as your elbow are overused, they become susceptible to injury. One of the most common elbow injuries an athlete can face is known as golfer’s elbow. If you’re...

As an athlete, repetitive motions are an essential aspect of success in a variety of different sports (we see you, pitchers). Through both practices and games, you can perform the same motion thousands of times to obtain that sought after muscle memory. But, have you...

Due to the anatomy of the shoulder joint and its complexity, there is an array of issues that can affect this joint at any given time. Shoulder instability is one of these issues and is a condition that requires prompt treatment to avoid any future...

It seems as each MLB season passes, more and more pitchers suffer from elbow-related injuries. Tears and sprains to the ligaments in their elbows can lead to weeks and months of grueling rehabilitation and put a hold on your favorite team’s postseason hopes. However, professional...

Shoulder injuries can derail a once-promising season and even destroy an entire career. At the New York Sports Medicine Institute, we have a proven track record of giving our patients the best care available. Dr. Neil Roth, our orthopedic surgeon in Manhattan, can perform the...

Those watching at home and in attendance for the Sunday, December 1st matchup between the New York Giants and Green Bay Packers were reminded of the impact mother nature plays on sports this time of year. With snow and rain falling throughout the game, the...

To understand hip impingement, patients first need to understand the anatomy of the hip. The hip itself is a joint where the pelvis meets the thigh bone, also known as the ball-and-socket joint. The top part of the thigh bone resembles a ball and it...

Are you experiencing a tingling sensation in your thumbs, index, and middle fingers that have progressively gotten worse? Is there a feeling of discomfort in your wrist and palm that isn’t subsiding? If so, these can be the telltale signs of carpal tunnel syndrome.  Luckily,...