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NYU Langone Orthopedics Division of Sports Medicine hosted the second annual Fight Medicine Course on May 12th, 2018. This course, which focused on treatment of boxers and MMA fighters at the ringside and in the clinic, included lectures by experts on the subject including physicians, physical therapists, physical trainers, referees, and professional athletes.
Dr. Zuckerman and Dr. Jazrawi of NYU Langone Orthopedics speak live on-air with Dr. James Andrews at the AAOS 2018 Annual Meeting.
This year, the Sports Medicine Division had the honor of hosting the annual Arthroscopy Association of North America Traveling Fellowship.
Pain is essential for survival. However, it could also slow rehabilitation, or could become a distinct disorder. How strongly we feel it depends on our individual pain threshold. Scientists have discovered that this threshold can be increased by a new fitness method called Jymmin. It combines working out on gym machines with free musical improvisation -- and makes us less sensitive towards physical discomfort.
Whether you suffer from a chronic condition that makes you more prone to foot and ankle injuries or you’re recovering from an elective surgery as a result of trauma to your foot or ankle, the process of maintaining fitness while you recover can be frustrating. I can certainly understand. I am currently recovering from a foot/ankle sprain and microfractures in three different joints — an injury I suffered during a fall while running three months ago. I know that when you’re used to being active, it’s hard to stay off of your feet, but allowing ample time for healing and recovery is critical in order to reduce your risk of re-injury. Here’s advice from both HealthCentral and rehabilitation specialists on how to make the most of your recovery.