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NEOSM Annual ‘Pink for Hope’

October 29, 2020

October is Breast Cancer Awareness, and NEOSM is proud to once again celebrate survivors, bring awareness to early detection and honor those lost to breast cancer. On October 23, our staff participated in our annual “Pink for Hope” day, dressing in pink and showing solidarity for this important cause.

The “Wreck-less Checklist” for Distracted Driving

October 1, 2020

Here are the facts: An estimated 400,000 people were injured in accidents due to distracted driving in 2018. (NHTSA) Distracted driving leads to 1.6 million crashes per year. (National Safety Council) As an orthopedic practice, we treat a number of serious injuries related to car accidents, ones that affect a patient’s life forever. It is … Read more

Dr. Simon Talks Hip Replacement for USA TODAY

September 10, 2020

NEOSM’s own Dr. Jordan Simon shares with USA TODAY everything you need to know about Hip Replacement Surgery, as director of The Joint Replacement Center at Montefiore Nyack Hospital. Click Here to Read the Article in USA TODAY. If you or someone you know is experiencing hip pain, feel free to call our offices for … Read more

Parents’ Guide to Trampoline Safety

August 31, 2020

The backyard trampoline. For kids, it comes with endless fun and a good source of physical activity. But with increased popularity, orthopedics around the country are seeing more and more cases of sprains, breaks, and even serious neck and back injuries related to trampoline use. Just because a trampoline has safety netting, you shouldn’t let … Read more

Beware of “Avocado Hand”

August 10, 2020

The popularity of avocados in the U.S. is undeniable. The fact is Americans consumed over 2.6 million pounds of the fruit (yup, an avocado is a fruit!) in 2019. But that’s not surprising, because, let’s be honest – it’s not a party without the guacamole and there are few things better than ripe avocado slices … Read more

Rise in eSports Injuries: What every gamer needs to know

July 6, 2020

Everyone knows a gamer, and chances are, it’s you. With over 164 million video game players in the US and three quarters of American households having at least one gamer, that’s a statement we can make pretty confidently. The incredible growth of the eSports industry has cemented it as one of the biggest forms of … Read more

Hit the Pavement, Avoid Injury

June 1, 2020

With the weather turning warmer and warmer, the joy of taking an outdoor run is here. Taking in the fresh spring air and hitting the pavement or trail has never felt more freeing. Before venturing out, though, be sure to think ‘safety first’ in order to enjoy those runs well into the summer and fall. … Read more

NEOSM Resumes Elective Surgery

May 18, 2020

We’re pleased to share that restrictions on elective surgery in our area have been lifted and all NEOSM surgical locations are now cleared for surgery. The team of skilled orthopedic surgeons at NEOSM are prepared to provide the surgical needs of our patients while maintaining the highest level of safety precautions. Scheduling surgery If you … Read more

6 Helpful Tips to Stay Active at Home

May 1, 2020

The benefits of physical activity are undeniable. Consistent exercise helps reduce your health risks, strengthen your bones and muscles, and even reduce feelings of anxiety. With many gyms and exercise facilities currently closed, here are a few easy tips to help you stay active from home. Set an intention for the day When you rise … Read more

What to do if you get hurt during COVID-19

April 27, 2020

By: Dr. Doron Ilan It is distressing enough to get hurt during normal times, but getting hurt during the COVID-19 pandemic can cause immense additional stress and fear. What should one do if injured during this difficult time? Should I go to the ER and risk being infected with Coronavirus? Should I go to urgent … Read more

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