Work-related injuries can happen to all professionals, including teachers. Teaching is a challenging profession. However, workplace injuries often don't come to mind when we consider the challenges faced by educators. The reality is that teachers encounter various hazards within the school environment, leading to more common work-related injuries than one might expect. At IMC Bone… Continue Reading Treatment for Teachers With Work Injuries

We rely heavily on our feet when taking part in everyday activities, and for doing our job. But workers injure their feet at the workplace every single year, leaving them in pain and in need of medical treatment. Experienced NY orthopedic surgeons discuss these common conditions Here are some common foot injuries seen at work… Continue Reading Workplace Foot Injuries: Causes and Treatment

After a sports injury, it's important to seek prompt treatment. In sports, it's important to remember that the human body has limits, and injuries are common. Whether it's a moment of carelessness, an unfortunate accident, or wear and tear, injuries can prevent you from participating in your favorite sports and have a negative impact on… Continue Reading What is Sports Medicine and Why is it Important?

Make sure you have a physician who knows the workers' compensation system If you've never been injured at work before, you may be surprised by how complex and challenging the workers' compensation system can become. You need to report the injury to your employer as soon as possible and file certain paperwork with the NYS… Continue Reading Navigating Your Work Injury: The Importance of a Workers' Compensation Doctor

Back pain is one of the most common ailments that afflict Americans. According to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke, back pain affects 80 percent of adults at some point in their lives. The causes of back pain can be numerous, ranging from acute injuries to chronic medical conditions. Some of the most… Continue Reading Relieving Back Pain: Percutaneous Discectomy is a Minimally Invasive Procedure

Common shoulder injuries explained by experienced NY orthopedic surgeons Pain from shoulder injuries affects millions of workers in various industries. According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), shoulder pain affects 18% to 26% of adults at some point in their lives. Sometimes the pain can be intolerable, forcing people to miss work. Fortunately,… Continue Reading Work-Related Shoulder Pain: Causes & Treatment

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS), a neurological disorder, occurs when the median nerve that runs from the forearm to the palm is compressed at the wrist. This can result in symptoms such as numbness, weakness, pain in the hand and wrist, and swelling of the fingers, which can significantly impact an individual's daily functioning. There are… Continue Reading Understanding Carpal Tunnel Release Surgery and Its Benefits

A knee injury can have a negative impact on your quality of life Knee ligament injuries such as ACL tears are some of the most common knee injuries that people sustain on the job. Depending on the type and severity, a knee ligament injury can be painful and debilitating. Treatment typically involves medication, physical therapy,… Continue Reading Work Injuries: How Do You Know if Your Knee Ligament is Damaged?

Orthopedic hip surgeons in New York discuss the causes and symptoms of work-related hip bursitis. The hips support much of your body weight and are also responsible for your upper leg mobility. When you injure a hip, not only may you experience pain, but you may become very limited from everyday movements. Hip injuries don't… Continue Reading Hip Bursitis is a Common Work Injury

Breaking a bone at work can be painful and traumatic Treating broken bones and fractures is complex because there are so many different ways a bone can break. Depending on your workplace injury and other factors such as age and health, your treatment may differ from someone else suffering from a similar fracture. At Island… Continue Reading Treating Broken Bones & Fractures Sustained at Work