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
Drs. Lee, Matusz & Nicholas Named on New York Magazine’s “Best Doctors” List for 2018
New York Orthopedics is pleased to announce that three of our physicians have been named on the 2018 list of “Best Doctors in New York,” published by New York Magazine this month. This annual list names the top primary doctors and specialists in the New York metropolitan area. Dr. Steven J. Lee, Dr. David M. […]read more
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