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Hyaluronic Acid is a natural occurring molecule and often used in the treatment of musculoskeletal conditions by leveraging its ability to work at reducing friction. It is extensively used in the treatment of osteoarthritis. Recent studies has reported good results in expanded use for the treatment of rotator cuff and shoulder pain. Shoulder pain most commonly originates from the tendon structures of the rotator cuff. The rotator cuff is a system of …

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As the events of 2020 made clear, our lives often rest on the caliber of health care we have access to. Premiere doctors working in top-tier hospitals have the power to dramatically change our lives when addressing the complex health care problems of ourselves and our family members. Who Are These World Class Healthcare Providers? In a partnership with Statista Inc, a global data research firm, Newsweek for a third …

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More than half of all the calories that the average American consumes comes from ultra-processed foods, which they defined as “industrial formulations” that combine large amounts of sugar, salt, oils, fats and other additives. Highly processed foods continue to dominate the American diet, despite being linked to obesity, joint pain, osteoarthritis, heart disease, Type 2 diabetes and other health problems. They are cheap and convenient, and engineered to taste good. …

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The global pandemic of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) has revealed a surprising number of extra-pulmonary manifestations. . There have been emerging reports, however, of an array of neuromuscular and rheumatologic complications related to COVID-19 infection and disease course including myositis, neuropathy, arthropathy. As the global numbers of COVID-19 patients and survivors rises there is increasing reports of neuromuscular and rheumatologic complications related to both the virus How Does This Happen? …

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NFL Quarterback Patrick Mahomes Is Undergoing Surgery – What to Know: Turf Toe is a sprain of the big toe joint resulting from injury during sports activities. The condition can be caused from either jamming the toe or from repetitive injury when pushing off repeatedly when running or jumping The injury usually results from excessive upward bending of the big toe joint causing injury to the ‘plantar complex’ which is system of ligaments that provide stability to …

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If we asked the following question: “What is the sport with the highest risk of injury leading to surgery?” Most people would probably answer, “Men’s football” and surprisingly enough that would be wrong. Gregory Montalbano, MD Orthopedic Surgeon and faculty member NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital describes the results of a recent study as not consistent with what we often might think. Interestingly enough, when the data is evaluated as ‘injury risk …

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Approximately 400,000 ACL injuries occur in the U.S. annually. However, for decades the most common orthopaedic treatment has been limited to invasive ACL reconstruction, which typically requires using tendons or a combination of tendons and bones harvested from patients’ bodies or cadavers to reconstruct the torn anterior cruciate ligament. The newest technology in ACL reconstruction is using the body’s regenerative capacity to heal the damage without the need for reconstructive surgery. A company in Massachusetts …

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Makoplasty is a computer navigated robotic procedure to replace a damaged hip joint.  Through a partnership with NYU Langone Orthopedic Hospital, iOrtho is able to deliver this exciting technology to its patients. Makoplasty is a highly advanced computer navigated robotics procedure that has the benefit of achieving highly accurate sizing and component alignment when performing reconstructive hip surgery and total hip replacement.  The procedure is performed by a trained and experienced iorthoMD using the …

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iOrtho Has Partnered With Conformis iOrtho is excited to offer custom-made knee implants for its patients who need reconstructive knee surgery including both total and partial knee replacements. Through a partnership with Conformis, iOrtho is able to deliver this exciting technology. Traditionally the implants used to perform total and partial knee replacement is “off the shelf”. This means that the implants are pre-manufactured in different sizes and the surgeon prepares the knee …

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The most common knee injuries include sprains or tears in the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).1 Many patients who experience an ACL injury need surgery to get back their full knee function. However, some people with ACL tears may have an adequate recovery without an operation. Discover how ACL injuries heal and your treatment options for an ACL tear below. About ACL Injuries Your ACL runs diagonally in the middle of …

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