By Richard D’Agostino, MD As a practicing sports medicine surgeon for over 30 years, I have seen the field evolve over time. There has been a massive shift when it comes to appropriate treatments for sports injuries. In the past, surgery was usually only recommended for people who were in their 20s, 30s or 40s.
By Dr. Bruce Seideman and Dr. Kevin Cassidy If you are experiencing hip or knee pain, you may be considering a total joint replacement. But did you know that it might be possible to undergo surgery at an ambulatory surgery center (ASC) and go home the same day? About thirty years ago, it was common
Castle Connolly Top Doctors announced the names of the physicians selected for the prestigious 2022 Top Doctors list, and OAM is proud to have 13 doctors on the list. These notable doctors are nominated by their peers and thoroughly validated by Castle Connolly’s research team to ensure that they deliver the highest quality patient care.
The use of hand-held devices has many people- both young and older adults- developing neck problems, says orthopedic surgeon Dr. Derek Ju. It seems like everywhere you look, people of all ages are looking down at their phones. They do it at home, at work, in school, in restaurants, while waiting for a train, Even
By Dr. Jeffrey Richmond, orthopedic trauma specialist at OAM You hurt your ankle. Your child breaks his arm. Someone suffers a fracture or tendon injury that quickly gets complicated. Now what? Depending on where the injury occurs, you may find yourself in an Urgent Care or on your way to an Emergency Room via car,
This winter, before you bundle up and head out to do some snow shoveling, interventional pain specialist Dr. Amir Annabi, has a few words of advice to protect your back from strain and injury. “The most important thing is to stay ahead of the accumulation of snow. It’s much easier on your back to shovel after every few
OAM sports medicine specialist, Dr. Richard D’Agostino, MD, a board-certified Orthopedic surgeon, offers injury prevention advice for skiers at home and before hitting the slopes. Skiing can be one of the most enjoyable winter activities and is a great sport the entire family can enjoy. But nothing can ruin a great day outdoors (or even
If you are one of the many people using virtual exercise classes to stay fit during the winter, it’s important to focus on injury prevention to avoid the risk of a possible strain, sprain, or inflammatory condition. “Whether you are exercising using an app or live streaming a yoga class from your favorite studio, injury
Get to know Fellowship Trained Sports Medicine Specialist and Orthopedic Surgeon Dr. Richard D’Agostino and learn what drives his personal approach in caring for patients. What is your own practice philosophy? I have devoted my practice to the care and treatment of athletes and their injuries. I have treated athletes at all levels, including
Winter sports and slippery sidewalks pose risks to many parts of the body, but hands and wrists in particular take a beating when temperatures plummet and snow and ice accumulate, according to Peter Stein, MD fellowship trained hand and wrist specialist. “The most common upper extremity injuries in the winter months occur when people extend