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Hip replacement surgery could be worth considering if your pain has progressed to the point where it’s affecting your quality of life. The professionals at Regional Orthopedics have a long history of performing this procedure for patients throughout the New York City area, and we will take the time to provide clear, detailed information so you are as well-informed as possible. Here are some of the factors to consider before …

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In recent years, medical advances have made orthopedic surgery a more popular and viable option for many people. More complex joint repair techniques are available now than ever before, and replacing worn out joints is more routine. Procedures are faster and less invasive than they were twenty years ago. Recovery times are shorter, complications fewer and outcomes better. If your doctor recommends orthopedic surgery, you are not alone. In …

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Author: Dr. Daniel Savarino, DO Ankle sprains are one of the most common injuries seen at iOrtho, or any sports medicine or orthopedic practices. A sprain, depending on the severity of the sprain can range from a stretching to complete tearing of a ligament. It is the ligaments on the outside part of the ankle that are most commonly affected. The injury usually occurs when the ankle rolls, such as …

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Author: Dr. Daniel Savarino, DO Many orthopedic and sports medicine practices are now starting to use ultrasound in their offices to administer their injections. At iOrtho The Orthopedic Institute we have 5 years of experience with ultrasound and have performed over 10,000 ultrasound guided injections. Many patients want to know why we use ultrasound and does it make a difference compared to the way we have injected for years? There …

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Author: Dr. Vasilios Kountis, DO Cryotherapy has been used by athletes for years, but lately it has been increasing in popularity for non-athletes, as well. Non-athletes can now do cryotherapy in some doctors’ offices, gyms, and spas. There are even businesses popping up all over the country that specialize in cryotherapy. During a cryotherapy treatment, the body is exposed to temperatures below negative 200 degrees for about 2 to 4 …

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Author: Dr. Vasilios Kountis First off, Happy New Year! Just like the spring, the New Year will often motivate people to bring about a change and a feeling of something new in the year to come. If you’ve been living with chronic back pain in 2015, now is the perfect time to make a few simple changes to try and get 2016 off to a much better start. Remember that …

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Written by Sara Gould, MD, MPH, RMSK Clavicle Fractures Whether Tony Romo’s recent clavicle fracture in the Dallas Cowboy’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles impacts you personally because you’ve suffered a similar injury, or because you need him for your fantasy football team, you may be interested in knowing more about how clavicle fractures are managed. (For the gruesome footage of the actual injury, click here ) Background Clavicle fractures …

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