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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, […]


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 […]