Hairline ankle fractures get worse with added stress There is no such thing as a "minor" bone fracture. And when it comes to your ankle, any damage has the potential to seriously limit your ability to walk, run, drive, or otherwise get around. A hairline ankle fracture is a big injury with a small-sounding name that… Continue Reading Can You Walk on a Hairline Ankle Fracture?
Get the treatment you need to improve your quality of life Pain is one of the most debilitating symptoms of a neck or back injury. It's not just physical discomfort; it can affect your ability to work and do the things you love, whether that's playing with your kids or running a marathon. We understand… Continue Reading How a Pain Management Doctor Can Help With Neck and Back Pain
Make sure you get the right treatment if you're hurt on the job New York workers put their health on the line every day, and some of the most common work injuries are musculoskeletal injuries that require orthopedic treatment. The good news when you're hurt on the job is that your treatment is covered by… Continue Reading Your Doctor's Role in a Workers' Compensation Claim
While common in crashes, elbow injuries may be hard to detect Elbow damage is a frequent type of car accident injury that isn't always easy to detect right away. Sometimes, after a bad car accident, seriously injured people assume that if they can move their elbows, they must be fine. But everyone should know: Even… Continue Reading Treating an Elbow Injury After a Car Accident
Experienced New York knee doctors explain the available medical treatments Knee injuries often occur due to serious car accidents. That’s why they’re among the most common injuries sustained in motor vehicle accidents. In addition, such injuries can have serious consequences. In an instant, you might not be able to walk or perform other routine tasks.… Continue Reading Getting Knee Surgery After a Car Accident – What To Know
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