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What Is Frozen Shoulder?

January 5, 2017

Adhesive capsulitis, a common cause of what is known to most people as frozen shoulder, is a condition that occurs when the capsule that surrounds the ball joint in the shoulder begins to form scar tissue. This scar tissue causes … Read more

Winter is Coming, but Painful Injuries Don’t Have to Come with It

December 23, 2016

With the winter season comes a bevy of activities to get the blood flowing. Skiing, snowboarding, ice hockey and even just having a snowball fight are all unique to the colder months. With those activities can also come painful injuries, … Read more

5 Myths About Chronic Pain—Busted

November 18, 2016

Chronic pain is typically defined as pain that lasts longer than 12 weeks. It can even last for months at a time. In fact, according to the National Institutes of Health (NIH), this type of pain is the most common … Read more

NEOSM Collects for Cancer

November 4, 2016

Northeast Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (NEOSM) participated in a cancer awareness initiative on October 21, 2016. During this designated day, employees were permitted to dress down and wear something pink as long as they donated a minimum of $5.00. NEOSM … Read more

November NEOSM Food Drive

November 2, 2016

Northeast Orthopedics and Sports Medicine (NEOSM) is proud to be hosting a food drive at all of our convenient locations. The drive will continue throughout the course of November with all donations going to People to People, Rockland County’s largest … Read more

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

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