Center for Orthopaedics's Blog

  • With summer just around the corner, people begin to plan their day trips and vacations whether it is traveling for business or for pleasure. New destinations unfold opportunities to indulge in a variety of different foods along the way.

  • What is a great way to add flavor and health benefits without the extra calories and sodium? Try experimenting with a variety of herbs and spices!

  • Osteoporosis is a disease that causes bones to become thin and weak and lose density, making them more susceptible to fractures, especially as people age.

  • Between our hectic lives filled with demanding jobs, family responsibilities, financial obligations and busy schedules...

  • Hunting for Easter Eggs provides enjoyment for kids and families alike. Those plastic little eggs unlock some sweet treats or coins and money, but what about the eggs that you purchase in the store? There may be some hidden surprises in those eggs, which are not necessarily the good kind. The U.S.

  • There are plenty of opportunities to hit it out of the park with healthy options at both Yankee Stadium and Citi Field.

  • Searching for the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, finding the elusive leprechaun, and adorning ourselves in all different shades of green, Saint Patrick’s Day marks a day of celebration for the 36.9 million Americans who claim Irish decent.

  • Our eating habits are influenced everyday from the time we get up to the moment we go to sleep. We choose what we want to eat for breakfast...

  • Hershey’s, Godiva, Cadbury, and Ghirardelli; perhaps the mere mention of these names starts to make you think about one of the sweetest, most delicious desserts on the face of this earth: chocolate. We use chocolate to indulge our sweet tooth, to power us through a bad day, and give it as a kind gesture during holidays and special occasions. With Valentine’s Day fast approaching, it’s no wonder why this sweet treat steals the spotlight. In fact, “more than 36 million heart-shaped boxes of chocolate will be sold for Valentine's Day.”1 That’s a lot of chocolate!

  • Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women? About 1 in 4 deaths are attributed to heart disease and it takes the lives of more than 2,150 Americans every day. While there are some factors that we cannot change such as genetics and family history, there are some things that we can change to reduce our risk for cardiovascular disease and reduce or eliminate further complications.