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A Simple Overview of Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair - Blog Post

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 […]

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Key Factors That Impact Meniscal Tear Recovery After Surgery - Blog Post

Key Factors That Impact Meniscal Tear Recovery After Surgery


Meniscal tears are one of the most common knee injuries, especially among athletes. While not all meniscal tears require surgery, several factors play a role in deciding what treatment is most appropriate, including both the kind of tear you have and its location. Some tears that are small, stable, and have a good blood supply […]

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How To Deal With Common Running Injuries During Race Training - Blog Post

How To Deal With Common Running Injuries During Race Training


  Whether you’re an elite runner training for a personal best in your next marathon or you’re a new runner working your way up to your first 5k, being sidelined by an injury during race training can be both physically and emotionally challenging. Unfortunately, there’s no shortage of injuries that can impact runners. With the […]

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What You Need to Know When Considering Hip Arthroscopy in NY - Blog Post

What You Need to Know When Considering Hip Arthroscopy in NY


For decades, the knee and shoulder were the primary focus of most discussions involving arthroscopy. However, hip arthroscopy has become more prevalent in recent years as technology and our understanding of the development of hip pathology have improved. This has lead to the development of specialized hip arthroscopy procedures and has created many new minimally […]

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The Advantages of Direct Anterior Approach Hip Replacement - Blog Post

The Advantages of Direct Anterior Approach Hip Replacement


Once reserved primarily for older patients, hip replacement surgery has become more common in younger, more active people. Osteoarthritis is the most common reason for a hip replacement, though not the only one; various other conditions or injuries that cause degeneration of the hip joint can make you a candidate, including hip dysplasia, rheumatoid arthritis, […]

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What Treatment Options Are Available for Chronic Back Pain? - Blog Post

What Treatment Options Are Available for Chronic Back Pain?


Back pain is one of the most common health problems nationwide, affecting millions of Americans each year. It can restrict your activities, reduce your quality of life, and take a toll on your emotional health. There are a multitude of reasons why back pain can occur, from trauma and injuries to spinal disorders and degenerative […]

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Teo Mendez, MD, Joins Medical Team at New York Orthopedics - Blog Post

Teo Mendez, MD, Joins Medical Team at New York Orthopedics


New York, N.Y. – Stephen J. Nicholas, MD, founder and President of New York Orthopedics, (www.newyorkorthopedics.com) has announced that Teo Mendez, MD, has joined the organization’s highly skilled team of physicians. Dr. Mendez is a fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeon, specializing in operative and non-operative management of sports-related injuries, musculoskeletal injuries and minimally invasive surgical procedures including […]

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Experiencing Knee Pain? Here are the Common Causes - Blog Post

Experiencing Knee Pain? Here are the Common Causes


Your knees are subjected to a lot of wear and tear on a daily basis. They’re responsible for bearing the weight of your whole body, providing strength and stability, and absorbing a lot of shocks throughout your life. Given the large role our knees play in everyday movements, it’s no wonder many of us experience […]

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What Treatment for Shoulder Instability Involves - Blog Post

What Treatment for Shoulder Instability Involves


  The shoulder has a wider range of motion than any other joint in the human body. While this mobility allows you to perform many everyday activities and excel at sports that involve throwing and overhead movements, the price of this extreme range of motion is less stability. In other words, with more mobility comes […]

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Tennis Elbow vs. Golfer’s Elbow: The Causes, Symptoms & Treatments - Blog Post

Tennis Elbow vs. Golfer’s Elbow: The Causes, Symptoms & Treatments


Late summer is prime time for tennis and golf. In fact, two of these sports’ most anticipated and highly watched events occur every year in August. With the 2015 PGA Championship now over, the tennis world is gearing up for the US Open, which begins on August 31. Unfortunately, with more people hitting the tennis […]

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