Pedestrians are more likely than drivers and others on the road to sustain broken bones. Without the protection of airbags, seat belts and structural frames, they are the most vulnerable people on the road. Typically, when a car hits a pedestrian at a speed of 45 mph or greater, the likelihood of a pedestrian surviving… Continue Reading Seeing a bone doctor after a pedestrian accident
Bone fractures are one of the most common injuries sustained by workers and can happen in any occupation. We often see them with construction workers, manufacturers, and warehouse workers, however. Some of the most common causes of workplace bone fractures include: Accidents with equipment and large machinery Transportation incidents Slip, trip and fall accidents Caught-in/between… Continue Reading What should I do if I sustained a bone fracture on the job?
Experienced New York car accident doctors explain what you need to know Car accidents often result in serious injuries and fatalities in New York. Each year, thousands of people are injured or killed in motor vehicle accidents throughout New York State. In 2018, an estimated 167,821 people sustained injuries in motor vehicle accidents and 943… Continue Reading What Does No-Fault Car Accident Insurance Cover In New York?
Experienced New York hip surgeons explain what you need to know Hip fractures (in which the hip bone is broken) are especially common among older adults, according to several recent studies. Worst of all, a hip fracture can result in a higher mortality rate among certain older adults, including adults living in long-term nursing home… Continue Reading Hip fractures common among older adults, linked to higher mortality
Experienced, New York spinal cord surgeon explains the medical benefits Minimally-invasive spine surgery (MISS) has become increasingly common in recent years to treat a wide range of spinal cord issues. One of the reasons why such spinal cord surgical procedures have become more common has to do with technological advances, which allow surgeons to perform… Continue Reading Minimally-invasive surgery often beneficial for spinal cord treatment
Bone fractures are often caused by car accidents, workplace accidents, slip and falls, violent encounters, sports injuries, and certain health conditions. There are several different types of bone fractures, according to medicalnewstoday.com, including: Avulsion fractures – occurs when a muscle or ligament pulls on a bone Comminuted fractures – occurs when a bone is shattered… Continue Reading Do I Need Surgery If I Sustained A Bone Fracture?
Surgery isn’t the first choice for many patients, but it may be the best way to get pain relief after other options have been exhausted. f you’ve been suffering from knee pain and have tried pain medication, anti-inflammatory injections, therapeutic exercises, and physical therapy with no relief, you're probably looking at surgery as the next… Continue Reading How Do You Know If You Need Orthopedic Knee Surgery?
With age, our bones become more fragile, and maintaining bone health should be a priority. Osteoporosis, or deterioration of the bone structure, leads to increased fragility, fractures, and falls. Injuries from falls can be devastating. It is crucial to improve and preserve your bone health in order to avoid them. Our NYC orthopedic surgeons outline… Continue Reading Osteoporosis: Prevention, Risk Factors, and Diagnosis
Bones are one of the most important parts of the human body. They not only provide structural support to the muscles. Bones protect vital organs such as the brain, heart and lungs. According to the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases, bones are shaped by collagen and hardened by calcium phosphate –… Continue Reading What is a Bone Doctor?