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Posts From 2018

Retiring? There’s never been a better time for a joint surgery

Retirement from your career brings a lot of changes, both exciting and overwhelming. Finally, you’ll be able to dictate your days as you see fit. No more waking up early or scheduling fun around your 9-to-5 job. You’ll have plenty of time to travel, pick up a leisurely game of golf, meet up with friends […]


Even royals need joint surgery

There are many factors that decide whether or not an individual will need a joint replacement in his or her lifetime. Genetics play a role. Lifestyle factors play a part. And even gender and age can make a difference. Still, it seems abundantly clear that joints don’t discriminate. You can be young and at the […]


Thinking about your joint replacement journey

What’s it like to have a joint replacement? This is one of the more common questions I hear among patients in my New York clinics. If you have never had a major surgery, do not know anyone who has had a joint replacement, or are generally unfamiliar with the process, the concept can seem a […]



What’s so smart about smart implants?

When it comes to receiving an accurate and long-lasting joint replacement, it’s hard to deny that technology has significantly advanced the field and changed the way we think about surgery. This is certainly true across the New York area–and it is incredibly apparent in my clinic. Over the last several years, I have devoted a […]


Yes, your physical health impacts your emotions

One of the best things about my job is working with patients and getting them back to the activities they love so they can lead enjoyable lives in New York and beyond. Research shows that there are distinct connections between physical health and mental health, and I have had the opportunity to witness this firsthand. […]


How knee surgery can reduce chronic pain

In New York and around the world, people are living with chronic pain. The stats are staggering. According to AARP, a Harris Poll of 2,041 adults, commissioned by the American Osteopathic Association, found that 57 percent of those surveyed between the ages of 55 and 64 and half of those 65 or older have experienced […]


Driving after a hip replacement

If a hip replacement is in your future, you are probably both excited and full of questions. People are often curious about how soon they can get into their normal routine following a total hip replacement. Like a lot of things, the answer varies from individual to individual, and your healing process and condition should […]


Avoiding infection after knee replacement

Thanks to significant advances in technology and procedure techniques, most knee replacements today go off without a hitch. However, from time to time, infection is possible, though its extent varies from situation to situation. Even when I don’t anticipate infection to occur, I like my New York patients to be aware of the possibility so […]


Celebrities — their hips are just like ours!

When it comes to hip replacements or other procedures, you might think about them taking place among your parents, elderly neighbor next door, or care center patients. What you might not realize is that people of all ages and statuses are receiving new joints to make their lives better, and if you are living with […]