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7 Advantages of Direct Anterior Hip Replacement Surgery

Less invasive than traditional posterior hip replacement surgery, direct anterior hip replacement offers several benefits for patients who are good candidates. Here, learn how this innovative approach to hip surgery could benefit you.
Aug 1st, 2023

What You Should Know About Cartilage Restoration

Cartilage helps your joints move smoothly, without friction or pain. If your cartilage is damaged, cartilage restoration treatments may help. Here’s why healthy cartilage is so important and how restoration procedures work.
Jun 2nd, 2023

What It Might Mean if You Have Hip Pain

Chronic hip pain is surprisingly common, and without prompt medical treatment, it can get a lot worse. One reason it’s so common is because so many things can cause it, including the eight potential causes in this post.
Apr 11th, 2023

3 Questions to Ask Before Considering Medical Marijuana

Although medical marijuana is widely used in New Jersey, many patients who qualify for treatment are confused about its use. In this post, we offer answers to three of the most common questions our team encounters.
Mar 10th, 2023

Can My ACL Tear Completely Heal with Physical Therapy?

If you have an ACL tear, you may have pain, knee weakness, and loss of mobility. While we sometimes recommend surgery, at other times we find physical therapy to be an effective treatment. Here’s what you should know.
Feb 6th, 2023

Does My Condition Qualify for Medical Marijuana?

New Jersey’s medical marijuana program helps women and men get relief from many symptoms associated with serious medical problems. Here’s how to tell if you qualify and what steps to take if you do.
Jan 8th, 2023

How Severe Sciatica Can Affect Your Bladder and Bowels

Many people suffer from the back and leg pain common to sciatica, a condition involving the long sciatic nerves. But less often, severe sciatica can affect your bowel or bladder, resulting in incontinence. Here’s how it happens.
Nov 7th, 2022

Can Wearing a Brace on My Knee Heal My Knee Pain?

Knee pain is a common problem for women and men of all ages. Fortunately, bracing can help relieve many types of pain, including chronic pain from injuries and arthritis. Here’s how to tell if a brace could help you.
Sep 13th, 2022

How Exercise Medicine Works

“Get up offa that thing and dance ‘til you feel better!” Singer James Brown knew the benefits of movement way back in the ‘70s. It’s taken the medical community a bit longer, but today, exercise is prescribed just like medicine. Here’s how it works.
Aug 9th, 2022

Do I Need a Hip Replacement?

Hip replacement surgery is rarely the first treatment that’s considered for hip pain. But for severe, chronic pain, it can be very effective in providing long-term relief. Here’s how to tell when you might benefit from hip replacement surgery.
Jul 11th, 2022

Understanding Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis

Juvenile rheumatoid arthritis affects thousands of kids in the United States, causing joint pain, stiffness, and other more serious problems. Early treatment is critical, and that means knowing what to look for. Here’s what you should know.
Mar 1st, 2022

The Many Different Uses of PRP

Platelet-rich plasma offers plenty of benefits for some types of orthopedic injuries. But which ones? Here’s how to tell if PRP might help you feel better.
Feb 1st, 2022

How Exercise Medicine Works for a Sports Injury

Sports injuries are an unfortunate reality for athletes of all levels. Exercise medicine uses a custom approach to help speed healing and even prevent future injuries. Here’s how it works.
Jan 1st, 2022

How PRP Can Reduce Your Joint Inflammation

Joint inflammation is a common cause of joint pain and permanent joint damage. PRP works to reduce inflammation by tapping into your body’s natural healing processes. Here’s how it works.
Dec 1st, 2021

Who Needs a Shoulder Replacement?

There are many nonsurgical ways to help relieve shoulder pain. But when those methods don’t work, it may be time for surgery. Find out how to know when it’s time for shoulder replacement surgery.
Oct 5th, 2021

Shoe-Buying Tips for Athletes

Shoes are as important to athletes as a knife is to a chef. The right shoes can help you improve your game and reduce your risk of injury. Get six athletic-shoe buying tips to help your game.
Sep 1st, 2021

Here's Why You Shouldn't Ignore Hip Pain

If you have hip pain, you know how uncomfortable it can be. Don’t ignore hip pain. Address it now to relieve your pain and prevent further damage. Here are some other reasons you shouldn’t ignore hip pain.
Aug 5th, 2021

What Does a Rotator Cuff Injury Feel Like?

Chances are, you or someone you know has had a rotator cuff injury. How do you know if that shoulder pain means you’re one of the millions each year who experience a rotator cuff injury? Here are the most common symptoms.
Jun 16th, 2021

All About PRP Therapy for Osteoarthritis

Do you need help managing your osteoarthritis? Is your current treatment plan not helping you find relief from pain and stiffness? Learn about PRP therapy, an innovative and effective way to treat osteoarthritis.
May 10th, 2021

How Does Arthritis Affect the Hips?

You might not think of your hips when you think of arthritis, but it’s a common cause of hip pain. Learn how arthritis affects the hips and how you can treat and manage this chronic condition.
Apr 12th, 2021

Healing From Knee Arthroscopy: What to Expect

Knee pain can interfere with almost all aspects of your daily life. Learn about the benefits of arthroscopic knee surgery and how it can help you get back to a pain-free lifestyle.
Mar 9th, 2021

The Benefits of PRP

If you suffer from joint or tendon pain and inflammation, you may benefit from platelet-rich plasma therapy. Learn about PRP and whether it might be right for your musculoskeletal issues.
Feb 9th, 2021

Does an ACL Tear Require Surgery?

Did you tear your ACL? Surgery is usually recommended, but it’s not always necessary. Learn if your ACL knee injury requires surgery to heal properly.
Jan 7th, 2021

Treatment for Your Rotator Cuff Injury

Does your shoulder hurt? Is your shoulder movement limited? You may have a rotator cuff injury, which is very common. Learn about the effective treatment options that can get you back to a pain-free lifestyle.
Dec 8th, 2020

I'm an Athlete: How Can Sports Medicine Help?

No one wants to get sidelined. Learn how a sports medicine specialist can help you reduce your risk of injury on the field or expertly treat an injury so that you safely get back on the field.
Nov 30th, 2020

The Benefits of Medical Marijuana

While studies are continuing to find that marijuana can treat a variety of health conditions, it’s already widely used for pain and sleep issues. Learn the many benefits of medical marijuana and whether it can help you.
Oct 11th, 2020

The Truth About ACL Tears

Do you think you tore your ACL? Learn about this common knee injury and the best treatment options.
Sep 16th, 2020

Does Your Pain Require Medical Attention?

Where does it hurt? We all experience pain at some point in our lives. Not all pain is bad, but when is pain bad enough that you should see a doctor? Read on to find out.
Aug 19th, 2020

Is Medical Marijuana an Option for You?

Are you wondering if medical marijuana can help you? Find out what conditions marijuana is useful for and if it’s a good treatment option for you.
Jul 27th, 2020

Is Sports Medicine Only for Competitive Athletes?

Whether you’re a weekend warrior, about to go pro, or your tennis club’s senior champion, a sports medicine physician can help you perform better and prevent injuries as well as treat you if you get injured.
Mar 4th, 2020

The Most Common Sports Injuries and How to Avoid Them

Sports are fun to play, but they can also be hard on your body. One moment, you’re having a blast on the field. The next moment, you’re sidelined with an injury. Here are the most common sports injuries and how you can avoid them.
Dec 1st, 2019

Bad Habits That Could Be Contributing to Your Knee Pain

Knee pain is extremely frustrating, but did you know that some bad habits and basic parts of your lifestyle may be contributing to it? Making some changes to your approach and your mindset can help your knees start feeling better.
Nov 1st, 2019

What Is Recovery Like After Hip Replacement Surgery?

Patients who undergo hip replacement surgery can achieve life-changing outcomes, but a lot happens between the time they leave the hospital and return to normal activities. Find out what’s involved in recovering from this major procedure.
Oct 1st, 2019

Myths and Facts About PRP Therapy for Injuries

If you’re confused about the benefits of using platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy for injuries, read on. We’ll clarify some common myths about PRP and set the record straight about the benefits of this innovative treatment.
Sep 1st, 2019

Getting Active Again After an ACL Tear

A torn ACL is no laughing matter — especially if you’re an active person and you’re itching to get back to the hobbies and sports you love. With the help of an ACL expert, you can trust you’ll be back in the game sooner than you thought possible.
Jul 10th, 2019

How Sports Medicine Can Keep You at the Top of Your Game

Sports medicine isn’t just about recovering from injuries. Working with a sports physician like Dr. Lee can help you improve your athletic performance and compete at your highest level while minimizing your risk of injury.
Jun 1st, 2019

How to Tell If You are Suffering From a Rotator Cuff Injury

If you’ve suffered a rotator cuff injury, you know it’s painful. You may have a dull ache in your shoulder or even a sharp, shooting pain. But the worst part might be that a rotator cuff injury can keep you from your favorite sleeping position.
May 1st, 2019

What You Should Know About Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

Nagging knee pain can have an incredibly widespread impact on your life, but the thought of surgery may leave you cold. With arthroscopy, however, we can remedy the problem, quickly and easily, using advanced minimally invasive techniques.
Apr 8th, 2019

The First Steps to Dealing with Hip Pain

Your hips are prone to injury and disease that can slow you down or stop you in your tracks. Learn what causes hip pain, and what strategies you can take to find the relief you need.
Feb 4th, 2019

Why Female Athletes Are More Prone to ACL Injuries

ACL injuries are common among athletes, but as it turns out, they're especially common among women. Regardless of your gender, there are some important steps you can take to prevent injury. Learn what you can do to help keep your knees healthy.
Dec 20th, 2018

Posterior Versus Anterior Hip Replacement: Get the Facts

Every year, hip replacement surgery helps thousands of people get back on their feet - and back to their normal activities. Anterior hip surgery is becoming the standard, and for good reason: It offers significant benefits to most patients.
Nov 14th, 2018

The Amazing Benefits of PRP for Aging Joints

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatment is an innovative procedure often used by athletes to speed the healing of damaged tissues. Can PRP help relieve pain and restore movement for older patients with aging joints?
Oct 31st, 2018

Life After Rotator Cuff Surgery: How to Speed Your Recovery

To speed up your recovery after rotator cuff surgery, you’ll need to do some advanced planning and be prepared with a healing mindset that carries you through rehabilitation. Check out these tips for optimizing your recovery from shoulder surgery.
Sep 13th, 2018
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