NEOSM Staff Go ‘Pink for Hope’

October 21, 2019

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and NEOSM is proud to celebrate survivors, bring awareness to early detection and support research efforts to find a cure. On October 18th, our staff participated in our ‘Pink for Hope’ day by proudly wearing pink and contributing to the American Cancer Society.  We’re so thankful for their show … Read more

Is the sport you love causing you pain? Understanding Tennis/Golfer’s Elbow

September 27, 2019

By: Dr. Neal Shuren Tennis and golf are two of the most popular sports, especially amongst adults. As enjoyable as they are to play, overuse can lead to pain of the elbow, commonly called Tennis or Golfer’s Elbow. Both tennis and golfer’s elbow are very common and affect both men and women, mostly between the … Read more

NEOSM Annual Backpack Drive

September 6, 2019

Once again, NEOSM has had the honor to support the amazing team at the East Ramapo Central School District Family Resource Center by providing school supplies and backpacks for the children of our community. Our physicians and employees contributed a countless number of back-to-school basics that are necessary for the students in our area to … Read more

Thumb Arthritis

August 28, 2019

By: Dr. Doron Ilan Do you have? Pain in thumb and/or wrist with activities that involve gripping, grasping or pinching, such as opening a jar, turning a key, or taking milk out of the fridge Swelling and tenderness at the base of the thumb (fleshy part) An aching discomfort after prolonged use such as writing  … Read more

Arthritis: Defined

August 5, 2019

By: Dr. Arup Bhadra What is the second most common health problem after the common cold? Arthritis. About 54 million adults are diagnosed with a type of arthritis*, the inflammation of one or more of your joints. Arthritis can occur in any joint in the body, but most often, it develops in weight-bearing joints like … Read more

You’ve torn your ACL, now what?

July 3, 2019

By: Dr. Barry Kraushaar The diagnosis of a torn ACL can be scary for any athlete. Fortunately, you can get back to your sport with proper evaluation and treatment. Here’s a better understanding of what you may be dealing with and your options. Your knee is a hinge-type joint that is held together by ligaments. … Read more

For most of us who enjoy gardening, it is a relaxing, safe hobby.  However, every year we see many people who are needlessly injured in their backyards. Nationally more than 400,000 gardening injuries are seen in the ER every year.

Preventing Gardening Injuries

June 3, 2019

By: Dr. Doron Ilan For most of us who enjoy gardening, it is a relaxing, safe hobby.  However, every year we see many people who are needlessly injured in their backyards. Nationally more than 400,000 gardening injuries are seen in the ER every year. Back injuries, hand lacerations/puncture wounds, infections, overuse tendinitis, bug bites, and … Read more

The Most Common Types of Shoulder Pain, Explained

May 23, 2018

The shoulder is an efficient combination of joints, muscles and tendons that enable a wide variety of movement and range of motion. However, its utility and versatility make the shoulder prone to a variety of injuries and conditions. In fact, shoulder pain will affect up to 70 percent of the population in their lifetime. It … Read more

5 Simple Stretches for Sciatica

January 5, 2018

Sciatica can be a real pain in the back, among other things. Also known as lumbar radiculopathy, sciatica (pronounced sci-at-ick-aa) is a term used to described a series of symptoms—most notably, pain—that occurs when the sciatic nerve is irritated. This large nerve runs from your lower back, past the buttocks and down each leg. Sciatica … Read more

The Scoop on Basketball Injuries (And How to Avoid Them)

December 4, 2017

When most people think about sports-related injuries, the first sports that typically come to mind are collision sports such as football, or ice hockey.  However, many sports are considered contact sports, and carry with them a significant risk of injury. These include sports like soccer, baseball, and – you guessed it—basketball. According to the U.S. Consumer … Read more

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