Best Treatments for Chronic Pain
Do you suffer from chronic pain? Chronic pain is defined as ongoing pain that continues longer than six months. The frustration that many people experience with chronic pain is that it can prevent them from enjoying a full life. How many times have you had to turn down an invitation to go do something with […]Read More
Managing Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease
It is a common assumption that if someone has something wrong with their liver, they have been a heavy drinker. However, there are other causes of liver disease, including hepatitis. Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) affects people who drink very little or not at all. What Is Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease? Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease […]Read More
Is It Stress or Sleep Apnea?
New Yorkers are pretty tough overall, but the experiences of this year have even the toughest among us struggling to cope. If you’re feel groggy and tired during the day, can’t focus on anything, or feel tired even after a whole night in bed, you may simply attribute it to lack of sleep due to […]Read More
Boost Your Immune System with these 5 Habits
As stay home orders and cancelled events extend through the summer, as much as we’d like to move away from the conversation about COVID-19 as a society and as a medical group, we simply cannot. There is still as much unknown as known about this disease; but medical professionals around the globe have gathered enough […]Read More
Coronavirus and Heart Disease
While most people have been talking about the impact COVID-19 has had on the lungs and the resulting respiratory issues, as more data is gathered about the disease, we’re discovering that not only can it have an impact on the heart but that people who suffer from heart disease are at higher risk for complications […]Read More
Separating Fact from Fiction Regarding COVID-19
For the last few months, this country has been reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic. Our area of the country – New York City especially – has been one of the hardest-hit areas, and unfortunately, in the midst of panic, disinformation gets spread quickly – often much more quickly than the truth. COVID-19 Myth 1: Kids […]Read More
Do I Have a Sleep Disorder?
Are you struggling to get enough sleep, feel extremely tired during the day, or find it difficult to concentrate? You may have a sleep disorder like sleep apnea or restless leg syndrome. While every person has the occasional sleepless night, if you are chronically unable to get the rest you need to function and enjoy […]Read More
How Soon Can I Return to My Sport After an Injury?
As spring sports practices begin in earnest, one of the most common questions we get from athletes who see us because of a sports injury is, “How soon can I get back in the game?” The answer to that question depends entirely on the severity of the injury, the aggressiveness of the treatment, and the […]Read More
Why Do I Need an Echocardiogram?
An echocardiogram is a non-invasive, painless procedure that allows your physician to see your heart in action. During the test, a conducting gel will be used with a transducer to capture images, sounds, and video of your heart working. It can help your doctor detect any malformations or damage to your heart. Your doctor may […]Read More
When Heartburn Is More than Just Indigestion
Through the holidays, many people will overindulge in food and alcohol and experience gastrointestinal difficulties as a result. Unfortunately, some people who assume they are just experiencing bad heartburn or nausea are actually having a heart attack. Some people will avoid going to the ER or urgent care because they don’t want to feel silly […]Read More