How Long Does It Take for a Sprained Ankle to Heal?
What Are the Symptoms of a Sprained Ankle? Sprained ankle symptoms depend on the severity of the sprain and may include: Pain, particularly when you put too much weight on the foot Ankle is tender to the touch Bruising Swelling Limited range of motion Instability in the ankle Redness and warmth Popping sound or sensation […]read more
What Happens if Plantar Fasciitis is Left Untreated?
What is Plantar Fasciitis? Plantar fasciitis is the inflammation of a thick, dense band of connective tissue that runs along the bottom of the foot and connects your heel bone to your toes (plantar fascia). What Causes Plantar Fasciitis? When you step down, the plantar fascia stretches, and the arch flattens to cushion the impact […]read more
Why Are My Joints Stiff?
Stiffness can affect any joint in your body, including your fingers, hands, wrists, knees, and elbows. You may find it more difficult than usual to walk, stand, type, or perform other daily tasks and should seek treatment if your symptoms are ongoing. What is Joint Stiffness? Joint stiffness can occur when it is difficult to […]read more
How Does Colder Weather Affect my Knee Injury?
If you have a knee injury, you may have noticed that your knee pain changes with the weather. Many people experience a flare-up of knee pain in the winter months. What Causes Knee Pain in Cold Weather? Barometric pressure changes: Barometric pressure is the weight of the air around us. Barometric pressures often drop right […]read more
5 Easy Ways to Help With my Shoulder Pain
Shoulder pain can make life more difficult, whether it’s causing pain and interfering with your sleep or it’s limiting what you can do. Fortunately, there are some ways to help relieve the pain. In this blog, the doctors at NY Orthopedics in NYC share 5 easy ways to help with shoulder pain: What causes shoulder […]read more
What Stretches are the Most Joint Friendly for my Knee?
When your knee hurts, you may be tempted to take it easy. But some types of stretches may be able to help strengthen your knee and recover more quickly. Even if you haven’t suffered an injury, knee exercises can help you avoid one. What are some knee problems that might benefit from good knee exercises? […]read more
Is This Hand Pain Arthritis?
If you have hand pain, it’s important to understand the potential causes of pain in your hand, including arthritis or injury. What Is Arthritis? Arthritis is a condition that can affect joints, bones, or muscles, leading to problems like stiffness, pain and swelling in the hand and fingers. Arthritis in the hands may be caused […]read more
How to Avoid Shoulder Pain While Playing Golf
Golf is a great sport – but, as with any athletic endeavor, injuries are always possible. People who play golf regularly are at risk of repetitive stress injuries, which can take place when any part of the body is subject to movement through the same range of motion over and over. Every time you swing […]read more
Training for the Marathon? Do You Have a Running Injury?
Runners of all experience levels must be aware of running injuries that can occur. A simple injury can worsen quickly if you don’t respond to it. Some of the most common running injuries include Runners Knee Patellofemoral pain syndrome (PFPS) is a temporary irritation affecting soft cartilage on the underside of the knee. It’s one […]read more
Can I Keep Playing Tennis With My Shoulder Pain?
What is Shoulder Pain? Shoulder pain refers to any pain experienced in the shoulder, the complex of structures that includes and supports the clavicle (that is, the collarbone), the scapula (also called the shoulder blade) and the humerus (the upper arm bone.) A number of joints maintain balance and range of motion within the shoulder, which allows […]read more