Welcome Michael Calderone, DPM, Our New Podiatric Surgeon

Michael Calderone, DPM, has joined the Advanced Orthopaedic Centers team and is now seeing patients at our Woodbury location. Dr. Calderone is a fellowship-trained podiatric surgeon with extensive training in reconstructive foot and ankle surgery, advanced wound care techniques and treating acute and chronic conditions. He obtained his undergraduate degree in biology and pre-medicine [...]

Welcome Michael Calderone, DPM, Our New Podiatric Surgeon2020-08-14T12:56:41-04:00

3 Warning Signs You May Have Osteoporosis

What is osteoporosis? What causes osteoporosis? Can you prevent osteoporosis? What are the three warning signs you may have osteoporosis? Can osteoporosis be treated? Osteoporosis is a common disorder that makes the bones weak and more likely to break. According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, 10 million Americans have been diagnosed with osteoporosis and [...]

3 Warning Signs You May Have Osteoporosis2020-08-06T18:07:42-04:00

Coronavirus Appointment FAQs

As part of our response to COVID-19, we’re taking additional proactive steps to ensure the health and safety of anyone visiting our office so you can feel confident you and your loved ones are protected while at our office. Here are several common questions and answers addressing our increased safety measures. We’ve taken [...]

Coronavirus Appointment FAQs2020-07-02T14:58:25-04:00

What Can You Do to Prevent Arthritis?

Arthritis is one of the leading causes of disability in the United States, according to the Arthritis Foundation. Some 23% of all adults in the U.S., more than 54 million people, have arthritis. The annual direct medical costs are at least $140 billion. The disease affects senior citizens, working-age adults and even children, with [...]

What Can You Do to Prevent Arthritis?2020-06-16T17:39:34-04:00

5 Ways to Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Carpal tunnel syndrome (CTS) is a debilitating condition that causes pain and limits both range of motion and strength in the hands, wrists, fingers, and forearms.  Thankfully, you can go a long way toward averting the symptoms of carpal tunnel syndrome with some simple adjustments to your daily routine. Below, we’ll break down 5 [...]

5 Ways to Prevent Carpal Tunnel Syndrome2019-12-22T12:53:36-05:00

Ways to Treat Arthritis

Arthritis is a group of painful and degenerative conditions marked by inflammation in the joints that causes stiffness, pain and limited movement. Osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis, worsens with age, and is caused by wear and tear over time. Rheumatoid arthritis, classified as an autoimmune disease, stems from the immune system attacking [...]

Ways to Treat Arthritis2019-11-21T12:01:02-05:00

What is a Rotator Cuff Tear?

Rotator cuff tears are among the most frequent causes of shoulder pain and disability, impacting over two million people every year. A torn rotator cuff directly alters the shoulder and can make the most routine tasks such as bathing, reaching overhead, and sweeping the floor difficult and painful. A rotator cuff is a group [...]

What is a Rotator Cuff Tear?2019-04-01T11:36:12-04:00

Causes and Treatment for Tennis Elbow

Tennis elbow, called lateral epicondylitis, is associated with pain on the outer (lateral) part of the elbow and is a fairly common occurrence affecting between 1%-3% of the adult population in the United States. It is most frequently seen in individuals between the ages of 40-50.   Tennis elbow is known to orthopaedic sports [...]

Causes and Treatment for Tennis Elbow2019-04-11T11:58:25-04:00

What is Trigger Finger?

When a finger or thumb becomes locked in a bent-down position and is unable to straighten out on its own, there is a strong likelihood that it’s the result of trigger finger, known as stenosing tenosynovitis of the finger. Trigger finger is a painful condition resulting from the tendons in the hand becoming inflamed. [...]

What is Trigger Finger?2019-04-11T11:53:44-04:00

Herniated Disc Treatment Options

Also referred to as a slipped disc or a ruptured disc, a herniated disc occurs when a disc in the spine (the soft, jelly-like interior between the spinal bones, known as vertebrae) begins to protrude out of the spinal column causing chronic discomfort and limiting movement. What Are the Symptoms of a Herniated Disc? While [...]

Herniated Disc Treatment Options2018-12-18T13:47:01-05:00