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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 […]



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A Day In the Life Of Your Knee

If you use them on a daily basis, it becomes easy to take your knees for granted. For many New Yorkers, knees get us where we need to go on a and help us complete tasks that we enjoy. But have you ever stopped and considered exactly what your knees go through each day? A […]


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Listen! Your joints are trying to tell you something

We talk a lot about how it feels when your knees start aching nonstop. Afterall, chronic pain and soreness that reduce mobility is a sure sign of trouble and an early indicator that a joint repair or replacement might be needed down the line. Still, there are other warnings put out by our bodies to […]


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A new joint in one day? Welcome to the modern world!

Imagine walking into a New York doctor’s office in the morning with significant hip pain. The aches and pains echo deep within your body, but they have become familiar thanks to years of arthritic issues. Perhaps your gait is slower paced than it once was, and you need a cane or walker for support. Maybe […]


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What happens when you delay a joint replacement?

I understand that getting a hip or knee replacement can feel overwhelming and intimidating. Joint replacements are a major surgery, and they should not be taken lightly. You might feel concerned about how it will impact your life or the amount of recovery time it will require. Maybe you have heard concerning stories from family, […]