Car accidents are among the most common causes of orthopedic injuries. If you were hurt in a crash, there's a good chance you need a bone doctor. New York is a "no-fault" state for car insurance, which means everyone, regardless of fault, has access to coverage for their injuries. In principle, you'd think this would… Continue Reading How to get your orthopedic treatment paid for with no-fault car insurance
A car accident can happen in moments, but the injuries sustained can take months to heal. Some of the most common injuries sustained in car accidents are broken bones. While any bone in the body can theoretically be broken in a car crash, some types of breaks are particularly common because of the way the… Continue Reading Common bone fractures sustained during a car accident
Pain in your shoulder or elbow may have started after an incident you vividly recall, such as a car accident. Sometimes the exact moment the injury occurred is not clear. For example, shoulder and elbow injuries can be linked to playing sports or engaging in repetitive motions, such as activities you may be assigned at… Continue Reading How are shoulder and elbow injuries caused and treated?
Unfortunately, people sometimes fail to take an injury seriously. They might suffer a hairline fracture, for example, and believe that time will heal the injury. However, ignoring a hairline fracture, also known as a stress fracture, can be a grave mistake. Without treatment, the bone could break completely. If that happens, the healing time make… Continue Reading Should I see a bone doctor for a hairline fracture?
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?