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Is aquatic therapy the right fit for you?

When you are recovering from a hip surgery, the last thing you want to do is place an unnecessary amount of strain on your healing joint. At the same time, you need to keep moving in order to help your body properly heal and avoid gaining extra weight that can cause problems down the line. […]


Understanding your joint pain

Joint pain is so frustrating, especially when it impacts your hips. As you age, it’s important to keep track of your hip joint aches to see what the underlying problem might be and how you can make it stop. Below are a few things that I tell my New York patients to be aware of. […]


Why Does My Hip Hurt?

What are the likely causes of the pain in my hip? The human body is a complex and pretty remarkable organism. We make extreme and ongoing demands on it, many of which do not stop even while we are sleeping, and we generally simply take for granted that it will meet those demands. When some […]


Getting back into golf after joint surgery

So many of my New York patients love a good game of golf. There’s just something about stepping onto the green, driving a solid one, and hearing the sinking of a putt. When faced with the prospect of a knee or hip surgery, some individuals are concerned that it will impact their game—or worse, keep […]


Why Has Knee Replacement Surgery Become So Popular?

Why do there seem to be more and more people having knee replacement surgery? If you are of a certain age, it may seem like everyone you know has either had knee replacement surgery or is considering it. This was not always the case. Not that long ago, joint surgery was such a painful and […]


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Is your diet impacting your knee and hip health?

Whether you’re from New York or on the other side of the world, you’ve probably heard the phrase “you are what you eat.” It’s a friendly way of reminding individuals to be mindful of what they put into their bodies, and it rings true. Diets are especially important to consider if you are trying to […]


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The connection between poor sleep and sore joints

Which came first: the chicken or the egg? This unsolvable riddle has been a popular turn of phrase for decades, but it’s not exactly relatable to the average New Yorker or even those who grew up on a farm. What might seem like more of a common conundrum is the pervasive question of which came […]


The best and worst things you can do for your joints

Joints are such helpful components of our bodies. Our hips and knees help us move around and travel to the places we love the most. They also help even out the rest of your body by keeping other parts and check. With all this in mind, it’s incredibly important that New Yorkers do all they […]


Joint pain solutions that should make you skeptical

In New York and beyond, joint pain is unfortunately common. A basic online search can give you a good breakdown of what might be to blame for your pain as well as how to identify if your aches are a symptom of a larger issue. Sadly, the Internet is also full of unreasonable advice for […]


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Workouts that work after joint surgery

Fitness is a funny thing. Some people love the feeling and endorphins that come with high-level activity. Others prefer to stick with low-movement routines or avoid exercise altogether. There’s no doubt that a healthy fitness regimen is generally beneficial to our bodies as a whole. Regular workout routines reduce weight and improve heart health. They […]