The Difference Between Aerobic and Anaerobic Training for Sports
Whether you’re a weekend warrior or a professional athlete, a diverse training plan that involves different types of exercise, different intensity levels and one that works different muscle groups is important. There are two primary types of training—aerobic and anaerobic—but if you’re not a fitness buff, you may not know the differences and benefits of […]read more
What is Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery?
For many years, spine surgery was performed as open surgery. However, new technological advances have made it possible for more back and neck conditions to be treated with minimally invasive surgical techniques, which benefit patients in a number of ways, including faster recovery times and reduced risk of complications. In this blog, the fellowship-trained […]read more
Tips to Avoid Common Ski Injuries This Winter
With the winter season fully upon us, bringing with it cold temperatures and fresh snow, more and more New Yorkers are flocking to the slopes to enjoy the ideal skiing conditions. Unfortunately, despite the great exercise and fun that can be had on the ski slopes, skiing can also result in a number of possible […]read more
Should I Undergo A Total Joint Replacement for Arthritis?
Osteoarthritis can be debilitating. When joints are severely affected by arthritis, one potential treatment option to explore is replacing the damaged joint with a new, artificial one. This may not only reduce or even eliminate the pain associated with arthritis, it can also restore function to the joint. Hip, knee, and shoulder joint replacements […]read more
Am I A Candidate for Minimally Invasive Shoulder Surgery?
Over the past few decades, the medical field has seen a rise in minimally invasive surgery techniques across all specialties. New advances in minimally invasive techniques mean a number of things for patients, including faster recovery times and fewer complications. In the orthopedic field, this has translated into new ways to replace joints, repair sports […]read more
Common Hand Pain Causes & How To Find Relief
Your hands are complex structures that you rely heavily upon to perform everyday tasks. For both of these reasons, it may come as no surprise that there are a variety of ways that hand pain can occur. Hand pain can result from a number of different physical conditions, as well as injuries involving the hand, […]read more
Latest Minimally Invasive Surgery Options in Orthopedics
Over the past few decades, minimally invasive surgery has become increasingly common across all medical specialties and the orthopedics field is no exception. New research and technologies have led to improved methods of joint replacement, arthroscopic repairs of sports injuries and microscopic treatment of complex musculoskeletal conditions, among other things. While some orthopedic practices […]read more
What Does A Physiatrist Do & Should I See One for My Injury?
When you’re dealing with an injury involving bones, muscles, or joints, the first healthcare professionals who probably come to mind are orthopedic surgeons or sports medicine doctors. These are the physicians we most often turn to when it’s the musculoskeletal system that needs treatment. But there’s another type of doctor, called a physiatrist, who […]read more
Frequently Asked Questions About ACL Reconstruction Surgery
An ACL tear can be a painful and oftentimes debilitating injury. The prospect of undergoing surgery to reconstruct a torn ACL often provokes many questions and concerns among patients. These questions range from whether surgery is necessary, to what type of surgery should be performed, to concerns about recovery time. In this blog, the fellowship-trained […]read more
A Simple Overview of Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair
If you have a rotator cuff injury, everyday activities may become difficult. Simple actions like combing your hair or tucking in your shirt can be painful, and raising your arm above your head may be downright impossible. Although symptoms depend on the severity of the injury, they commonly include: Shoulder pain when raising or lowering […]read more