A new study suggests that judicious use of cortisone shots is as safe as any other different type of injection commonly used to treat arthritis of the knee. Cortisone is a steroid hormone that is synthesized in the adrenal gland. Cortisone shots involve injecting corticosteroid medications containing cortisone into the knee or other impacted area.… Continue Reading Are Cortisone Injections for Knee Pain Dangerous?
See what an NYC orthopedic sports medicine doctor has to say More than ever, men and women are able to play the same sports, but there is still a big difference when it comes to their risk for injury. Everyone’s bodies are different, but in general, a female athlete’s body tends to have certain characteristics… Continue Reading Are Women More Prone to Sports Injuries?
An orthopedic sports medicine doctor in NYC explains Running is one of the most popular forms of exercise. It's great for your heart, lungs, and stress reduction. But is it bad for your knees? The effect running has on your knees has been debated for years with many people asserting that the repetitive stress that… Continue Reading Is Running Bad for Your Knees?
Experienced New York doctors explain what steps to take & the available medical treatments Many car accidents result in serious injuries. And one of the most common – and most misunderstood – injuries is whiplash. This type of neck injury might seem like a minor injury to some people. But if you sustained a whiplash… Continue Reading What To Do if You Sustain Whiplash in a Car Accident
Orthopedic Sports Medicine Doctors in New York Explain What You Should Know Fall is the start of a new and exciting sports season for football, soccer, basketball, and other athletics. At Island Musculoskeletal Care (IMC Bone Doc) in New York, this season is also about child sports injury awareness. Serious sports-related injuries are skyrocketing across… Continue Reading How To Recognize Serious Sports' Injuries in Children - And What To Do Next
After a workplace injury your goal, usually, is to protect your health and make sure you receive appropriate medical treatment covered by the state's workers' compensation system. Common worksite injuries include sprains, strains, tears, soreness, pain, bruises, contusions, cuts, lacerations, punctures, bone fractures, and bone breaks—but generally speaking, any reasonable treatment you need for an… Continue Reading Injured on the job in NYC or Long Island? Here's what to do.
One of the most common causes of heel pain is "plantar fasciitis" — a condition that causes stabbing soreness. Plantar fasciitis can develop at workplaces, especially when a job requires long periods of standing. In general, people with plantar fasciitis have an inflamed, thick band of tissue running along the bottom of their foot or… Continue Reading Plantar fasciitis: A common workplace foot injury with an uncommon name
What is a rotator cuff tear? A rotator cuff tear is an injury to the muscles and tendons that stabilize your shoulder and allow you to lift and rotate your arm. The shoulder has the largest range of motion of any joint in the body: these muscles need to allow the arm to rotate up… Continue Reading Rotator cuff injuries at work
From construction workers and truck drivers to office employees and cashiers — just about anyone can suffer a broken bone or fracture in a workplace accident. Broken bones and fractures can be painful and debilitating injuries that may require surgery and weeks of rest to fully heal. They can also happen at practically any kind… Continue Reading What are the main causes of broken bones in the workplace?
The jolting impact of a car accident can do a lot of damage to the human body, especially to a person's back and spine. Undoubtedly, back and spine injuries are among the most common injuries sustained by crash victims, often resulting in extreme pain and discomfort. Even at low speeds, any kind of motor vehicle… Continue Reading Common back & spine injuries caused by car accidents