Orthopedist in NYC – Blogs

Newton's first law of physics states that an object in motion stays in motion. Why is that being brought up here? It's because the same principle can be applied to the human body. Those who are continuously active and exercise have an easier time moving...

If you’re an athlete, you’ve likely heard of Tommy John surgery before. Although this procedure is typical for baseball players, anyone who puts excessive amounts of stress on the elbow joint is at risk for needing surgery. At New York Sports Medicine Institute, our team...

Deciding to undergo a surgical procedure for treatment can be difficult, no matter the injury. Too many people think that once they make that decision, all they need to do next is to show up on the day of the surgery. Here at New York...

Although they are uncommon, bicep tendon ruptures can be difficult to deal with for patients who’ve suffered this injury. If not treated promptly, you can be faced with copious amounts of pain and discomfort for some time. Fortunately, our team at New York Sports Medicine...

Due to the nature of shoulders and their frequent usage, they are parts of the body that are susceptible to overuse injuries. This fact holds especially true for athletes whose sports require repetitive overhead motions. At the New York Sports Medicine Institute, our sports medicine...

Injuries sustained to your joints can be especially difficult to deal with and manage. These areas are the focal points of movement, meaning any type of activity where you are not standing still can lead to pain. Here at New York Sports Medicine Institute, one...

As an athlete, overuse injuries are nothing new for participants. The need to continuously push your body past its boundaries is part of what it takes to be successful and lead your team to victory. However, you must remember that this needs to be done...

Throughout our lives, it is perfectly natural to suffer from occasional shoulder discomfort. However, if you notice that your shoulder crunches and pops every time you try and move it, you may be suffering from a serious injury, especially if you are an athlete. At...