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Best exercises following a knee replacement

After you get a new knee joint, you’ll probably be excited to test it out! I don’t blame you. Replacing arthritic or otherwise damaged knees with new metal models has brought wonderful updates to the lives of many New Yorkers. You’ll be excited to know that your new joints can help you get back to […]


Making your procedure as stress-free as possible

I understand that having your hip or knee joint replaced can be overwhelming. After all, a replacement is a major surgery, and you will be required to stick to a specific physical therapy and healing routine in the weeks that follow it. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to make it as […]


Is a new knee with it? Science says yes!

Lots of individuals find the idea of a knee replacement surgery intimidating. We get it. Over the years, there have been stories of surgeries gone wrong, as well as men and women who have had mixed results after a procedure. The reasons for complicated surgeries vary, but they range from inexperienced surgeons to bodies that […]


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 […]