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What is Frozen Shoulder and How is it Remedied? Jan 6th, 2020

Of the hundreds of joints in your body, your shoulders are two of the most flexible. Ball-and-socket shoulder joints have the widest range of motion, which helps you stretch above your head, extend your arms, and even reach behind you. When the health of your shoulders is compromised, it can...

Should You Have Both Knees Replaced at the Same Time? Dec 11th, 2019

Each year in the United States, orthopedic surgeons perform more than 600,000 knee replacement surgeries. The reason for these high numbers is that knee replacement surgery is an effective weapon in the war to regain pain-free mobility, and millions now have a new spring in their steps thanks to “new”...

Is Spinal Fusion Right for You? Nov 1st, 2019

The goal of spinal fusion is to relieve your pain and improve your ability to maintain an active lifestyle. Advances in medical materials, technology, and surgical techniques have made spinal fusion an attractive and effective option for treating fractures, deformities, and instability in the spine. At Manhattan Orthopedics, located in...

Returning to Sports After Rotator Cuff Surgery Oct 16th, 2019

What’s your sport? Whether it’s tennis, golf, volleyball, badminton, or baseball, you rely on your rotator cuff to swing, hit, and throw. Your shoulder joint makes it possible to perform the everyday activities you take for granted until you overwork it and tear the tough band of connective tissue inside...

Am I Too Young for a Hip Replacement? Sep 30th, 2019

The mere mention of the words “hip replacement surgery” used to evoke images of the elderly struggling to get around with the aid of a walker, which is far from the current state of joint replacement. Thanks to materials that go the distance and surgical techniques that considerably shorten the...