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Addressing Wrist Pain In Sports

Published on October 9, 2018 by

  Brooks Koepka is currently playing phenomenal golf after being out for a wrist tendon injury. The injury was specifically to the extensor carpi radialis brevis tendon, aka “ECU” tendon, which is on the little finger side of the wrist

Is Emergency Surgery Necessary For Open Hand Fractures?

Published on September 17, 2018 by

Open fractures are fractures in which the bone has penetrated the skin or remains visible above the skin. They used to be considered one of the few true Orthopaedic emergencies. Recently, however, multiple studies focused primarily on leg/foot open fractures

Realizing the Potential of Ultrasound

Published on August 31, 2018 by

After the OrthoManhattan team spent a weekend in Las Vegas at the Musculoskeletal Ultrasound and Orthobiotics training course, our surgeons sat down to discuss the potential of ultrasound as a diagnostic tool for musculoskeletal issues. Here’s how this advancement impacts

The OrthoManhattan Story

Published on July 27, 2018 by

OrthoManhattan has a great story.  We brought together 5 well-respected and successful orthopedic surgeons, each with fellowship-training and subspecialty expertise.  Our doctors sport a combined 100 years of orthopedic practice. While caring for our patients, we have each been involved

Gleyber Torres and Elbow Injuries

Published on July 6, 2017 by

Gleyber Torres has been the most talked about Yankee minor leaguer this year, close to being brought up to play 3rd base, when he slid into home plate headfirst and sustained a season-ending elbow injury to his non-throwing arm. He

‘Tis The Season: Common “High Energy” Injuries

Published on December 2, 2016 by

We are all sorry to see that Lindsey Vonn sustained a severe fracture of the humerus (upper arm bone) during a skiing training run. Downhill skiing is an exhilarating sport but not without risk of orthopedic injury, even if not

Listen to your mother (and orthopedist) – Stand up straight!

Published on October 31, 2016 by

Good posture (think military cadet or ballet dancer), is fundamentally important to our health, wellness and success. It conveys confidence, fitness and gracefulness to others as we move through the world meeting new people, interviewing for jobs, etc. It decreases

Injuries to the finger pulley system

Published on October 21, 2016 by

The pulley system in your fingers act like belts that strap the flexor tendons (the muscles that flex the fingers) to the finger bones. Another analogy is that the pulleys are broader, pliable version of the eyelets of a fishing