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5 Tips for Effectively Treating a Sprained Ankle

October 26, 2016

All it takes is that one step. You’re stepping off a curb and not paying attention where your foot is landing. Or, maybe you’re deep in the throes of a game and you take a tumble, unaware that your foot … Read more

Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery (MISS): A Revolution in Care

October 10, 2016

Spine surgery is an ancient craft dating back at least 5,000 years. Its history begins with the Egyptian mummies and includes Hippocrates, often referred to as the “father of spine surgery.” In this long chronicle of spine surgery, the last … Read more

Waking Up With RA: 6 Tips to Relieve Morning Stiffness

September 30, 2016

What Is Rheumatoid Arthritis? Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune condition in which the body’s immune system mistakenly attacks the lining of the joints, resulting in inflammation that can lead to pain and joint deformity. If you live with RA, … Read more

Be Seen, Be Safe and 7 Other Tips for Safe Cycling

September 23, 2016

An activity that has been around since the early 1800s, bicycling is a fantastically fun outdoor activity bursting with health benefits, including: Better digestion Burning fat Improving cardiovascular health Keeping your heart healthy Lowering fatigue In addition to just some … Read more

NEOSM Gives Back: First Successful Drive for Local Schoolchildren

September 7, 2016

Northeast Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (NEOSM) banded together to provide $1000 worth of school supplies to East Ramapo children heading back to school this fall. 75 backpacks filled to the brim with supplies including scissors, pens and pencils were given … Read more

Preparing for Preseason Training: A Guide to Getting Back on the Field Safely

August 22, 2016

It won’t be long before crisp weather, falling leaves and cheers from the stadium are upon us. Autumn is fast approaching, which means that preseason training for the season’s traditional sports—such as football and soccer—is just around the corner. The … Read more

Swimming and Cupping: Is Michael Phelps Onto Something?

August 15, 2016

Michael Phelps entered the pool deck at the Rio Olympics, stripped down for competition, and characteristically slapped his arms and shoulders immediately before his race. But the eyes of the world were on something even more conspicuous than the time … Read more

The Lowdown On Total Knee Replacement Surgery: What Patients Need to Know

July 15, 2016

Total knee replacement (TKR) surgery is a procedure in which the entire knee joint is replaced with an artificial prosthesis. Known to be the most common joint replacement surgery, a TKR is designed to improve the function of the knee. … Read more

Northeast Orthopedics and Sports Medicine Now One of the Largest Orthopedic Practices in New York

July 7, 2016

A series of individual orthopedic practices have integrated to form a massive musculoskeletal practice now known as Northeast Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (NEOSM). As a result, NEOSM is one of the largest and most comprehensive orthopedic practices in New York … Read more

What Happened to My Ankle? How to Tell the Difference Between a Break and a Sprain

June 20, 2016

With the warm weather enticing you to join the outdoors and frolic through summer, injuries are bound to happen, even to your unsuspecting ankles. From seasonal sports to harmless gardening, an ankle injury can emerge from any number of situations, including: … Read more

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