Author: OrthoNY

New Urgent Care Hours Effective March 6th

Starting March 6th, our Urgent Care hours will be as follows.

Saratoga UC

Monday –  Friday

8:00AM – 4:30PM

Albany UC

Monday –  Friday

8:00AM – 4:30PM

Schenectady UC

Monday –  Friday

8:00AM – 4:30PM

Clifton Park UC

Monday –  Friday

8:00AM – 8:00PM

Saturday – Sunday

8:00AM – 2:00PM


An Athlete’s Guide For Preventing Sports Injuries

If you play soccer, football, swim, golf, are a runner, or play tennis, it never hurts to have a refresher course. An athlete’s guide for preventing sports injuries can help those just starting out in peewee leagues or veterans of all types of sports. It could help you reduce the risk of missing an entire season of play.  Even some well-known sports figures think they can get by occasionally skipping the basics. Don’t let that be you.

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Why You Shouldn’t Delay Treatment For Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

If you have pain and tingling in your hand after a day of working on your laptop or computer, then you might know what carpal tunnel syndrome is. In fact, any repetitive movement you perform with your hands can irritate the tissue in your carpal tunnel in your wrist. It causes swelling and pressure on the median nerve. If you are having any strange symptoms in your hands, keep reading to find out why you shouldn’t delay treatment for carpal tunnel syndrome.

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6 Ways To Avoid Holiday Back Pain

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year”… sang Andy Williams decades ago, but it still plays on those radiostations that start holiday music at Halloween. Maybe they do it just to give you a head start on stress. You know, the shopping, decorating, wrapping gifts, assembling toys, planning holiday dinners, and you can fill in the rest-stress. Somebody somewhere might be happy, but it’s certainly not you, especially if you have back issues. Keep reading for 6 ways to avoid holiday back pain.

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Dos And Don’ts Before Joint Replacement Surgery

Ben Franklin once shared the wise words, “by failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” This motivational quote refers to any number of things, and believe it or not, joint replacement surgery too. Let’s see how being well prepared and the dos and don’ts before joint replacement surgery apply as well.

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How To Best Recover From A Pulled Muscle

Oh dear, you just heard a loud pop while running, and now your calf hurts and is beginning to swell up. You know something is wrong, and you probably need to see a doctor. You have a lot on your plate right now, and all you care about at the moment is how to best recover from a pulled muscle so you can return to your normal activities.

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Schenectady Urgent Care Location Moving

Our Liberty St. office will be closed  starting the week of September 19th as we move to our new location at 500 State St. (entrance on Clinton Ave) 

If you have an appointment between September  19th and 23rd, please make sure you have the correct location. If needed, you may call (518) 489-2663 for assistance.

If you need Urgent Care services, please visit our  Albany, Clifton Park or Saratoga locations.

General clinic, MRI and Urgent Care will reopen on  Monday, September 26th.

Thank you for your patience during this transition.  We can’t wait to see you in our new location!

7 Signs It May Be Time For A Hip Replacement

We all have aches and pains, and while some are intermittent, others are chronic. Hip pain is one of those which can affect all your movements and life activities. Most doctors recommend that you rely on other more conservative treatments before deciding on hip surgery, but sometimes surgery is needed. Here are 7 signs it may be time for a hip replacement.

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