Orthopedist in NYC – Blogs

Skiing and snowboarding are popular winter sports that provide a thrilling experience for participants. However, as with any physical activity, there is a risk of injury. At New York Sports Medicine Institute, our orthopedists are well-versed in treating various injuries that can occur during outdoor...

Weightlifting is an increasingly popular form of exercise that, when done correctly, offers several physiological and psychological benefits. Injuries are too common for those who don't utilize proper technique and push themselves beyond their fitness and strength levels. Our orthopedist at New York Sports Medicine...

Overuse injuries are highly prevalent, but you may not be exactly sure when and why these injuries occur or how you can avoid them. Our orthopedic experts at New York Sports Medicine Institute would like to share some tips for reducing your risk of overuse...

Medial collateral ligament (MCL) tears are prevalent injuries among athletes that can seriously hinder performance and mobility. At New York Sports Medicine Institute, our orthopedists specialize in treating various injuries affecting the knees. If you are an athlete concerned with protecting your knees, there are...

Does your shoulder hurt with every movement? Even if you don’t notice any bruising or swelling, you should not ignore this pain. You may have an acromioclavicular (AC) joint sprain, and if you don’t seek prompt treatment, it may only get worse. Healing a shoulder...

Do your knees crack when you move around or bend them? This sensation is known as crepitus, which occurs when air bubbles build up in the synovial fluid in the knee joint and burst when the joint adjusts. These air bubbles can produce a loud...

The hips are the center of your body’s movement, facilitating various demands every day. Poor hip mobility can contribute to issues like knee problems and back pain and can hinder your athleticism. Our team at New York Sports Medicine Institute would like to share some...

Concussions are injuries that you should not take lightly. This traumatic brain injury causes the brain to be physically shaken and moved out of its usual position, subsequently affecting the proper functioning of your brain. Most people recover completely with appropriate medical treatment, and effects...

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