Sports Medicine

How to Avoid a Rotator Cuff Injury

Apr 23, 2019

What do a painter, a basketball player, and Roger Federer all have in common? It may surprise you to learn that the answer is: they are all at risk for a rotator cuff injury, especially as they get older.

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Three Common Finger Injuries in Athletes and How to Recovery

Mar 13, 2019

Olympic athletes, sports professionals, weekend warriors, young, old, and everything in between all use their fingers as they play, which makes finger injuries in athletes a common problem.

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What Parents Need to Know About Sports Injuries and Concussions

Nov 12, 2018

As parents, we often spend a lot of time worrying over the safety of our children. This is especially true for parents with kids that are involved in sports. But, what can you know about sports injuries and concussions that may help ease your mind just a bit?

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Hip & Knee Seminar: Joint Pain & Treatment Options

Nov 05, 2018

On November 14th, 2018, from 6-7:30 pm EST, Dr. Congiusta of OrthoNY will be presenting at a free seminar on the topic of hip & knee joint pain, what you can do to manage these pains, and the surgical and non-surgical treatment options available to patients.

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4 Frequently Asked Questions About ACL Repair Surgery

Oct 30, 2018

Sprains and tears to the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) are some of the most common injuries sustained by athletes and active persons. Despite being a familiar term, there is still a lot of confusion surrounding ACL injuries and surgical techniques used to repair them.

Discover the answers to 4 of the most popular inquiries about ACL surgery with this helpful article from OrthoNY.

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Golf Title Winners Thank OrthoNY’s Dr. Lee Kaback

Sep 18, 2018

The winners of the 2018 Northeastern Women’s Golf Association senior and super senior titles, Anne Van Buren and Linda Kolnick, will be sending their championship photo to their orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Lee Kaback, of OrthoNY, who repaired both their shoulders. “We highly recommend him.” Van Buren said. The two women were awarded their titles at Cobleskill Golf and Country Club, Thursday Sept. 13, 2018.

Van Buren’s championship in 2017 was the culmination of a comeback year for her after she missed most of 2016 recovering from rotator cuff surgery. Weckter said she broke her arm last year and had to miss the entire season 2017 season.

Image and story courtesy of the Times Union.


6 Ways to Prevent Injury While Golfing

Jul 03, 2018

Did you know that more than 130,000 people were treated for a golf-related injury in 2015? Even though this sport is a low-impact activity with minimal risk, injury is still always possible.

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5 Low-Impact Outdoor Activities for This Summer

Jun 01, 2018

Those that suffer from joint pain are often forced to decrease their activity levels in order to avoid aggravating a particular joint. With summer quickly approaching, there are sure to be many days on which you will want to be outside engaging in your favorite activities.

Stay active this summer without worsening your joint pain with these low impact outdoor activities.

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Common Knee Injuries in Sports

Feb 06, 2018

Whether you’re rooting for your team to make it to the Superbowl, or cheering on your daughter’s soccer team, here are some of the most common knee injuries for each sport and how they can be prevented!

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Marathon Injury Prevention and Treatment

Oct 27, 2017

Over 50,000 people will run in the 2017 New York City Marathon in just under a month. If you’re training for the race, here’s what you need to know about injury prevention and treatment.

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