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Addressing Wrist Pain In Sports

  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 Read More…

Is Emergency Surgery Necessary For Open Hand Fractures?

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 Read More…

Realizing the Potential of Ultrasound

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 Read More…

The OrthoManhattan Story

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 Read More…

Gleyber Torres and Elbow Injuries

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 Read More…

‘Tis The Season: Common “High Energy” Injuries

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 Read More…

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

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 Read More…

Injuries to the finger pulley system

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 Read More…