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Knit Your Way To Good Health

Published on December 10, 2018 by

There’s scientific evidence that knitting can mend the brain. In a 2012 study, Mayo Clinic professor of neurology and psychiatry Yonas Geda and colleagues studied the effects of activities including knitting, quilting and playing games in 1,321 seniors. Nearly 200

The Ins and Outs of Knee Arthroscopy

Published on November 16, 2018 by

For those that experience frequent knee pain, we recommend making a appointment with us. Our team has several methods to diagnose and treat pain through both non-surgical and surgical methods. If a knee arthroscopy is part of your treatment plan,

What You Need to Know Before Your Orthopedic Appointment

Published on November 8, 2018 by

Since going to see an Orthopedic doctor is not as routine as seeing your general practitioner or family doctor, many patients don’t know what to expect at their first appointment. The good news is — it’s not that different from

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