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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 question is: After spending the summer relaxing, how do you properly prepare for preseason to … 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 clock and his medal count. Those millions of viewers noticed bruises the size of baseballs … 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. TKRs alleviate arthritic pain typically resulting from: Osteoarthritis: The breakdown of the cartilage that covers … 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 State. NEOSM is comprised of five smaller orthopedic practices that came together to provide more … 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: A motor vehicle accident Tripping over something or falling awkwardly Twisting, rolling or rotating the … Read more

The Low-Down on Little League Elbow

May 24, 2016

With baseball season officially upon us, injuries are inevitable. (Much like allergies.) In fact, doctors see an increase in elbow conditions among young baseball players during this time. One of the most common elbow conditions is medial epicondylar apophysitis, generally known as Little League elbow. What is Little League elbow? Little League elbow is categorized … Read more

7 Simple Ways to Keep Your Spine in Shape

May 24, 2016

The human spine is a vital and fascinating structure of the skeleton. Comprised of 120 muscles, 26 vertebrae, 220 ligaments and over 100 joints, the spine is complex in its workings yet extremely flexible. (For example, did you know that the spine can bend far enough to form two-thirds of a circle?) However, that complexity … Read more

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