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Franklin Lakes, NJ 07417
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250 Old Hook Road, Suite 401
Westwood, NJ 07675
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You don't need to travel far for expert care. Our top-rated orthopaedic surgeons work in your backyard, serving patients in Franklin Lakes, Glen Rock, Paramus, Westwood, Ridgewood and throughout Bergen County, New Jersey.

Therapies & Treatments

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Our elite team has experience and training in a full range of therapies and treatments, from orthopaedic surgery to physical therapy. Wherever you live in Bergen County, our orthopaedic surgeons are the top-rated experts you should turn to.

Hand, Wrist, Elbow and Shoulder Surgery

Our board-certified specialists are experts in surgery and conservative treatments for upper extremities including your hand, fingers, wrist, elbow and shoulders. They will be with you every step of the way, through your recovery.

Podiatry

Committed to decreasing patients’ pain, the doctors at Kayal Orthopaedic Center have been uniquely trained to treat a wide variety of foot and ankle problems.

Total Hip Replacement Surgery

When physical therapy and anti-inflammatory medications aren’t the answer to crippling joint pain and severe osteoarthritis, total or partial hip replacement can restore your full and active lifestyle.

Total Shoulder and Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement

For shoulder pain and instability that takes a toll on work and leisure activities, our expert joint replacement can offer relief and restore function.

Custom Total Knee Replacement

Kayal Orthopaedic Center is proud to offer various types of knee replacements, which allows our patients and their surgeon to choose the best approach based on their individual needs and characteristics.

Partial & Total Joint Replacement

Aiming to reduce joint pain and restore function, the skilled doctors at Kayal Orthopaedic Center routinely perform partial and total joint replacement.

Sports Medicine & Arthroscopy

Kayal Orthopaedic Center’s team provides athletes and non-athletes alike with comprehensive services in order to minimize downtime and get them back their active lifestyle as quickly as possible.

Osteoporosis & Bone Density Testing

Osteoporosis is sometimes called a “silent disease” because patients rarely notice symptoms until they suffer a “fragility fracture.” Our team performs procedures to identify the problem and control it before it controls you.

Orthopaedic Services & Surgery

Dr. Kayal and his board-certified team offer expert diagnosis and state-of-the-art treatment for any injury or disease of the bones and joints—from simple fractures to complex tears.

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Satisfied Patients.

Our top priority.

Our No. 1 commitment is your health and satisfaction. You can find our top-rated orthopaedic surgeons in three convenient Bergen County, New Jersey, locations: Franklin Lakes, Glen Rock and Westwood.

Body Restored, Dreams Realized.

“After a climbing accident on Mt. Kilimanjaro 2.5 years ago, Dr. Chad Rappaport, DPM, FACFAS rebuilt my foot—and I want to thank him again for all he’s done for me. Since my surgery, I have been able to continue my triathlon passion. I have competed in three Half-Ironman competitions, and several half marathons since my […]

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Full Range of Motion and Zero Pain

“I know Dr. Chad Rappaport, DPM, FACFAS has had a ton of patients, and it’s probably difficult to recall them individually. My name is Nicole, and I was a patient at his former practice location from 2006 to 2008. I had a fractured fifth metatarsal and badly damaged peroneal tendon, which required three surgeries to repair. […]

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Quality Care From a Winning Team

“I came to the Center in so much pain that Dr. Golz personally walked me up to your office. I have been raving about the treatment I got from your staff. First, the receptionist was clearly understanding of my pain and went out of her way for me. Then, I met Kendall—who could not do […]

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Laying the Groundwork for Healing

“Dr. Kayal is simply the best. I am feeling unbelievably great—so thanks! Anyone who sees me walk would have no idea I had knee surgery less than one week ago. Some stiffness, sure, but it’s much better than I ever would have imagined so soon after having the procedure. Some good, old-fashioned hard work in […]

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A Life Transformed- In Just Six Weeks

“After being a dedicated athlete and baseball player most of my life, I began to have significant pain in my left hip from pivoting and planting. I saw a doctor about the injury, and was told that it was a hip flexor problem—but I could tell that it wasn’t a muscular issue. After tolerating the […]

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Healing for Today. Encouragement for the Road Ahead.

“I can’t say enough good things about Dr. Kayal. He is a brilliant surgeon, and I am a testimony to that. I have had at least five different surgeries with Dr. Kayal, and all were a wonderful success.  Two of those surgeries were knee replacements. My healing has been fantastic, and I feel like I […]

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100% — With No Complications

“I was diagnosed with severe hip arthritis seven years ago; the joint was completely deteriorated. I was unable to bend down or lift my leg. My range of motion was limited. As a result of my hip problems and my altered posture, I was also experiencing severe lower back pain. I had seen Dr. Kayal […]

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There is No Time for Down Time

“I’ve been involved in the family produce business since I was only three—but decades of heavy lifting, standing in the cold and working the retail floor took their toll on my body. After years of nagging, daily hip pain, I could hardly walk.When I saw the skilled, genuine care that Dr. Robert Kayal gave my […]

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Bad Accident. Great Doctor. Excellent Recovery.

“It was a gorgeous day in the Bahamas as I slid down one of the world’s most famous water slides. When I landed, my feet went one way, my upper body went another – my knee was crushed and I was instantly in agony.I was rushed to a hospital, X-rays were taken, and we e-mailed […]

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Never Say Impossible

“I began seeing Dr. Kayal after doctoring my painful left knee for years and years. I’m on my feet all day working for an oral surgeon, and the pain was really killing me. Dr. Kayal told me that I needed to have my knee replaced, but I wasn’t ready. He never pushed me, though—and continued […]

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Marching Through Life, Pain-Free

“When Dr. Kayal told me I needed to have both knees replaced, I wondered what life after surgery would hold. Now I’m back on the marching field, and I feel better than I have in 30 years. I never thought it was possible, but Dr. Kayal knew better.As a police officer in the 1970s, I […]

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Pain-Free and Covering the Court

“Dr. Kayal has done two arthroscopic surgeries for me: one partial left knee replacement, and one total right knee replacement. The most recent was the total replacement, which was done in December 2009. I have had arthritis in both knees for nearly 15 years, and at various times have had great difficulty doing simple things […]

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On the Fast Track to Healing

“Before my surgery with Dr. Kayal, I had endured pain and discomfort in all of my day-to-day activities. While walking up stairs, I walked with a distinctive limp, especially in my right leg. The pain was disrupting the activities I normally enjoyed, like dancing and playing with my grandchildren. On Feb. 22, 2010, Dr. Kayal […]

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Second Chance at an Active Lifestyle

“In 2007, after suffering for a few years and exploring many failed options, an orthopedic surgeon in another practice performed my two partial knee replacements. The second knee was never right, and my former doctor refused to admit there was a problem. He sent me for a battery of tests, searching for possible nerve damage, […]

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Compassionate Care for All Ages

“My mom and I were in a car accident in May 2010, and after the accident I was having severe pain in my hip. I saw several doctors and went to physical therapy, but by October I needed an MRI because the therapy wasn’t helping. The MRI indicated that I had a torn labrum—the piece […]

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Brightening a Family’s Future

Dr. Kayal has been the Kafafian family’s orthopaedic doctor for many years. Donald has undergone hip and knee replacement; his sister, Patti, had double knee replacement surgery—and their father had double knee replacement. In addition, their uncle had both knees replaced, and their daughters have seen Dr. Kayal for wrist and arm pain.“We have had […]

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Setting an Example of Excellence

“I just wanted to say what a great help you were in getting my paperwork to the government and dealing with my anxiety and nerves during my first few visits to the Center. I have made the comparison of going to different doctors with going to get a car fixed. It’s like the difference between […]

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Helping the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll on His Toes

“I am an Elvis impersonator and when I perform, I actively use the stage. After years of dancing like the King, I began to experience severe knee pain. I thought of Dr. Kayal because he has seen me perform over the years—and his practice is across the street from my medical recruiting office.After evaluating my […]

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High-Tech Knees Joints Tailored to Your Body

“After 13 years of ongoing knee pain that did not improve with recommended treatments, I decided to see Dr. Robert A. Kayal. I am a nurse, and he came highly recommended by my colleagues at Christian Health Care Center. After considering Dr. Kayal’s proposed treatment options, I decided to have an arthroscopy first. It went […]

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Customized Care with a Personal Touch

“Having hardly missed a beat, I’m now home exercising and walking, while recovering nicely from my left total knee replacement (Zimmer Persona) on August 15, 2013. Yes—just ten days ago. From Dr. Robert A. Kayal, MD and the surgical staff performing yet another of his ‘small miracles,’ to the loving, professional care of everyone I […]

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New Knees. New Lease on Life.

“Where do I begin when a simple ‘thank you’ is not enough? Though I had seen many orthopedists regarding my knee replacement, Dr. Codel had recommended you as the surgeon I should consider for my surgery. I often wonder where I would be or how I would feel if I did not have you as […]

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A New Era in Knee Replacement

“I struggled with knee pain for several years. In the beginning I received cortisone shots every six months, and they worked fine for a while. Unfortunately my last shot did nothing to alleviate the pain. It was so bad when I was walking… I felt like I could fall down.I spoke with a friend who […]

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Shoulder Replacement Restores Active, Pain-Free Life.

Once a gifted athlete, Elaine Gleason never imagined that osteoarthritis would prevent her from playing tennis. But it did. Over the last several years, debilitating shoulder pain kept the 59-year-old Clifton resident away from the courts and many other favorite activities, from exercising to socializing with friends. Eventually the pain interfered with simple, everyday tasks […]

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84 Years Young — and Feeling Great!

“About three years ago I was having problems with my knee, and my sister-in-law recommended Dr. Kayal. The pain was so bad that I could not walk or do stairs. I was even losing weight. I went to see Dr. Kayal. He is such a pleasant man; very caring and easy to talk to.I ended […]

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Enjoying a Walk in the Sunshine

“I am a firm believer that when something good has taken place in your life, it should be recognized in writing and not just verbally. As you are aware, over the past 17 years I have had two hips and two knees replaced. You have been responsible for the last three of the replacements. Through […]

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6 Strategies to Ease Pain Brought on by Old Man Winter

Eating healthy is just the tip of the iceberg When you suffer from arthritis and other joint problems, these...

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Kayal MRI Can Play a Vital Role in Your Care

Images Provide Pieces of the Puzzle to Create a Full Picture FRANKLIN LAKES, NJ — You’re feeling a little...

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Foot and Ankle Injuries Common for Football Players

Proper Diagnosis is Key to Right Treatment, Speedy Recovery From midget teams to the NFL, football season is in...

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Conquer the Debilitating Pain of Arthritis

Our Elite Team Is on Your Side It’s estimated that 52.5 million American men and women suffer from arthritis....

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eBook: Know When Athlete’s Pain Signals a Need for Sports Medicine

Health, Lifestyle Can Affect Your Pain Tolerance Pain. Have you ever wondered why some people seem to be able...

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You Can Help Your Student-Athlete Avoid Injuries

8 Tips for a Problem-Free Fall Season Where did the time go? For high school athletes who participate in...

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Orthobiologics Help Regrow Healthy Tissue, Muscles

Techniques Help Body to Heal Itself Another sleepless night? Maybe it was that shooting pain in your hip. Or...

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Myth: Only Older People Need Hip Replacement Surgery

Truth: It Benefits Patients of All Shapes, Sizes — and Ages When you think about someone who needs hip...

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eBook: A Total Solution to Your Knee Problems

Replacement Surgery Offers Hope, Freedom We Americans are living longer, which means many of us are wearing out our...

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Tips and Tricks to Prevent Sports-Related Injuries

9 Steps to Help You Stay Pain Free From organized sports to pickup games to solo workouts to group...

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Here’s What to Expect When You’re Facing Surgery

You’re in Good Hands With Our Top-Notch Surgeons and Staff You’ve been experiencing nagging pain in your hip for...

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Your New Knee Will Fit Like a Custom-Made Suit

Shorter Surgery, Quicker Recovery, Long-Lasting Results When most of us think about virtual reality, we think about strapping on...

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You deserve answers for pain relief and restored mobility. Visit our orthopaedic surgery practice in Franklin Lakes, Westwood or Glen Rock. Our top-rated specialists will pinpoint your problem and find solutions.

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Back Conditions
Broken Bones
Broken Bones

Don’t Let Pain Slow You Down Bones are rigid, but they do bend or “give” somewhat when an outside force is applied. However, if the force is too great, the bones will break—just as a plastic ruler breaks when...

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Bulging Discs
Bulging Discs

Diagnose, Treat & Get Moving Again One common type of spinal disorder is a bulging disc. Discs are small, rubbery cushions that act as spinal shock absorbers and help to maintain spinal flexibility. When the discs become damaged, they...

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Degenerative Discs
Degenerative Discs

Take Steps Toward Pain Relief Degenerative Disc Disease (DDD) occurs in many people during the normal aging process, and is often referred to as “arthritis of the back.” With age, the discs or “shock absorbers” located between the vertebral...

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Herniated Discs
Herniated Discs

Everything You Need to Know Disks are small, rubbery cushions that act as shock absorbers for the spine, while helping to maintain spinal flexibility. When these disks are damaged, they may crack. This condition is known as a herniated...

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Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments
Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments

Find Relief from Sprains, Strains, Tears & More Muscles and tendons are the tissues that move joints. The muscles are the “red meat” of the body. When they receive a signal from the brain via the nerves, the muscles...

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Lower Back Pain
Lower Back Pain

Get Your Back Back Lower back pain is one of the most common medical problems reported by patients. While the severity and cause of back disorders vary, one thing common to most of these disorders is the major impact...

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Muscle Spasms
Muscle Spasms

Find Relief for Painful Muscle Cramps One of the body’s natural, protective response mechanisms, a muscle spasm is an involuntary, sustained contraction of the muscle fibers in response to injury or inflammation—either in the muscles themselves or the nerves...

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Neck Injuries
Neck Injuries

Get Advanced, Long-Lasting Relief The neck is vulnerable to a wide range of disorders. Herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, fractures and persistent pain—which can also be felt in the back, shoulders and arms—are just a few common neck problems....

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Neuropathy
Neuropathy

Find Relief & Reduce The Pain Neuropathy is the term used to describe a problem with the nerves, usually the ‘peripheral nerves’ as opposed to the ‘central nervous system’ (e.g., the brain and spinal cord). Peripheral neuropathy is a...

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Occupational Injuries
Occupational Injuries

Don’t Suffer in Silence Generally related to repetitive motion during work-related tasks, occupational injuries are approached differently than injuries resulting from a single incident or accident. Patients suffering from an occupational injury often perform daily tasks that are repetitive...

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Osteoporosis & Bone Density
Osteoporosis & Bone Density

Break Free from Bone Disease Osteoporosis is the most common bone disease. It involves the thinning of bone tissue and loss of bone density, and it is most common in the spine, hips and wrists. As people age, the...

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Pinched Nerve
Pinched Nerve

The Pain Stops Here A pinched nerve can put a serious damper on your life. Pinched nerves, also referred to as cervical radiculopathy, can occur in different parts of the body—from the neck down to the lumbar spine. Fractures,...

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Radiculopathy
Radiculopathy

Get Back to a Pain-Free Spine Radiculopathy is not a disorder in itself, but rather a collection of symptoms that stem from a problem with a compressed or inflamed nerve root. Common causes of radiculopathy include disc herniation, bone...

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Sciatica
Sciatica

Get Fast, Effective Relief Renowned New Jersey orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Robert A. Kayal and his team of surgeons are experts in the treatment of chronic and degenerative spinal disorders, including sciatica. Characterized by pain, pins and needles, numbness, or...

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Scoliosis
Scoliosis

What To Do When Life Throws You a Curve Scoliosis is the most common abnormal curvature of the spine, which occurs most often just before puberty, and is more common in girls than in boys. Simply defined, scoliosis is...

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Spinal Disorders
Spinal Disorders

Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment & More Your backbone, or spine, consists of 26 bone discs, called vertebrae. The vertebrae protect your spinal cord and allow you to stand and bend. Several problems can change the structure of the spine, or...

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Spinal Stenosis
Spinal Stenosis

Experience Long-Lasting Relief Spinal stenosis—often in the neck or lower back—occurs as the spinal canal or space along the vertebrae where the spinal cord travels narrows, squeezing the nerve roots in the spinal cord. This spinal disorder is often...

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Sports Injuries
Sports Injuries

Don’t Sit on the Sidelines Sports injuries occur for a variety of reasons. Acute injuries occur when contact or force is too much for your muscles, joints or bones to absorb. A twisted ankle, an awkward landing, a fall...

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Vertebral Compression Fracture
Vertebral Compression Fracture

Get Your Back Back Vertebral compression fractures (VCFs) occur when the bony block or vertebral body in the spine collapses, which can lead to severe pain, deformity and loss of height. VCFs are the most common fracture in patients...

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Wounds & Bruising
Wounds & Bruising

Faster Healing for Minor Injuries When treating an injury of any kind, it is paramount to first identify the type and severity of the wound. When determining the proper care for bruises, once identified, it is critical that the...

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Elbow
Elbow Conditions
Arthritis & Bursitis Pain
Arthritis & Bursitis Pain

Don’t Let Pain Rule Your Life Arthritis means “inflammation of a joint.” In some forms of arthritis, such as osteoarthritis, the inflammation arises because the smooth covering (e.g., articular cartilage) on the ends of bones becomes damaged or worn....

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Broken Bones
Broken Bones

Don’t Let Pain Slow You Down Bones are rigid, but they do bend or “give” somewhat when an outside force is applied. However, if the force is too great, the bones will break—just as a plastic ruler breaks when...

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Golfer’s Elbow
Golfer’s Elbow

Find Relief from Your Pain Golfer’s elbow, also referred to as medial epicondylitis, is a painful condition that impacts athletes and non-athletes, alike. It occurs when there is inflammation or a partial tear to the area where forearm tendons...

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Humerus Fracture
Humerus Fracture

Understanding Shoulder Trauma The humerus is one of the long bones of the arm. The distal, or bottom, end contributes to the elbow joint. The proximal, or top, end contributes to the shoulder joint. Fractures of the humerus typically...

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Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments
Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments

Find Relief from Sprains, Strains, Tears & More Muscles and tendons are the tissues that move joints. The muscles are the “red meat” of the body. When they receive a signal from the brain via the nerves, the muscles...

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Joint Pain & Inflammation
Joint Pain & Inflammation

Don’t Let Pain Hold You Back Creaky, achy joints. A twinge in the knee. A sharp shooting pain in the groin. All too often, we assume that joint pain is a normal part of aging, and something that we...

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Occupational Injuries
Occupational Injuries

Don’t Suffer in Silence Generally related to repetitive motion during work-related tasks, occupational injuries are approached differently than injuries resulting from a single incident or accident. Patients suffering from an occupational injury often perform daily tasks that are repetitive...

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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis

Diagnose, Treat & Get Moving Again Osteoarthritis (OA), commonly referred to as “wear and tear” arthritis, is the most common form of arthritis in the world. When OA begins to affect one of your joints, a series of reactions...

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Pinched Nerve
Pinched Nerve

The Pain Stops Here A pinched nerve can put a serious damper on your life. Pinched nerves, also referred to as cervical radiculopathy, can occur in different parts of the body—from the neck down to the lumbar spine. Fractures,...

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Repetitive Motion Injuries
Repetitive Motion Injuries

Reliable Treatment for Repetitive Stress Injuries Repetitive motion injuries are among the most common injuries in the United States, making up a large portion of athletic and work-related injuries. This condition develops from microscopic tears in the body’s tissues...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Diagnose, Treat & Relieve Pain Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s defense system turns against itself and attacks healthy joints, cartilage and tissues throughout the body, along with damaging blood vessels, nerves and tendons....

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Sports Injuries
Sports Injuries

Don’t Sit on the Sidelines Sports injuries occur for a variety of reasons. Acute injuries occur when contact or force is too much for your muscles, joints or bones to absorb. A twisted ankle, an awkward landing, a fall...

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Tendinitis
Tendinitis

Achieve Mobility Without Pain Tendinitis is the inflammation and swelling of a tendon, which is the structure that connects to muscle to bone. While tendinitis can occur in any of your body’s tendons, it most notably develops in your...

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Tennis Elbow
Tennis Elbow

Get the Support You Need Many sports place considerable strain on the joints of participating athletes, especially those requiring regular swinging and throwing. The elbow is especially vulnerable to this type of stress and injury. Tennis elbow, or lateral...

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Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury
Ulnar Collateral Ligament Injury

We Excel in Our Field, So You Can Excel On Yours Ligaments are strong bands of tissue that hold bones together. In the elbow joint, the ulnar collateral ligament, or UCL, holds the ulna (e.g., lower arm bone) to...

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Wounds & Bruising
Wounds & Bruising

Faster Healing for Minor Injuries When treating an injury of any kind, it is paramount to first identify the type and severity of the wound. When determining the proper care for bruises, once identified, it is critical that the...

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Foot and Ankle
Foot and Ankle Conditions
Achilles Tendon Tear & Rupture
Achilles Tendon Tear & Rupture

The Best Achilles Treatment in the Tri-State Area The Achilles tendon is the largest tendon in your body. It connects the muscles in the back of your lower leg to your heel bone (e.g., the calcaneus) and must withstand...

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Achilles Tendonosis
Achilles Tendonosis

Say ‘Goodbye’ to Pain & Stiffness The largest tendon in the human body, the Achilles tendon is connected to the calf muscles and allows feet to flex during walking, running and jumping. Although the Achilles tendon can withstand great...

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Adult-Acquired Flatfoot Deformity
Adult-Acquired Flatfoot Deformity

Acknowledge Foot Pain & Seek Innovative Treatment Adult-acquired flatfoot deformity (AAFD) is a painful, progressive condition that occurs when the soft tissues of the foot are overstretched and torn, causing the arch of the foot to collapse. The posterior...

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Ankle Fractures
Ankle Fractures

Here to Help You Every Step of the Way A broken ankle is also known as an ankle fracture. This means that one or more of the bones that make up the ankle joint are broken. A fractured ankle...

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Ankle Sprains & Strains
Ankle Sprains & Strains

Stop the Pain & Get Back On Your Feet Ankle injuries are often thought of as sports injuries—but you don’t have to be an athlete or even a “weekend warrior” to turn your ankle and hurt it. The truth...

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Arthritis & Bursitis Pain
Arthritis & Bursitis Pain

Don’t Let Pain Rule Your Life Arthritis means “inflammation of a joint.” In some forms of arthritis, such as osteoarthritis, the inflammation arises because the smooth covering (e.g., articular cartilage) on the ends of bones becomes damaged or worn....

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Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle
Arthritis of the Foot and Ankle

Don’t Let Joint Pain Rule Your Life One common type of foot and ankle condition is arthritis. As people age, the cartilage that once served as a shock absorber for the body’s joints begins to wear away. This deterioration...

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Broken Bones
Broken Bones

Don’t Let Pain Slow You Down Bones are rigid, but they do bend or “give” somewhat when an outside force is applied. However, if the force is too great, the bones will break—just as a plastic ruler breaks when...

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Bunions
Bunions

Stop Suffering & Seek Treatment Today A bunion is a common foot deformity that’s characterized by a bump on the side of the big toe. In that characteristic “bump,” you are actually seeing the effect of additional bone formation...

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Calcaneus (Heel Bone) Fractures
Calcaneus (Heel Bone) Fractures

Get Back on Your Feet A fracture of the calcaneus, or heel bone, can be a painful and disabling injury. This type of fracture commonly occurs during a high-energy event—such as a car crash or a fall from a...

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Clubfoot
Clubfoot

Improving Appearance, Restoring Function Clubfoot is a congenital birth disorder that occurs in one out of every 1,000 newborns. When a baby is born with tendons and calf muscles that are shorter than normal, it causes the baby’s foot...

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Corns
Corns

Prevention, Diagnosis & Removal Repeated irritation and persistent friction to an area of the foot will cause skin to thicken and harden, creating corns. Corns are localized areas with tender, soft centers, surrounded by yellowish, dead skin. The extra...

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Diabetic Foot
Diabetic Foot

Alleviate the Pain & Prevent Further Problems Diabetes is a disease that affects the whole body, prompting nerve damage and poor circulation. The lack of circulation and poor blood flow to the body’s extremities allows for a small matter...

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Fibula Fracture
Fibula Fracture

A Step in the Right Direction A fibula fracture is a relatively common condition that’s characterized by a break in the smaller of the long bones of the lower leg, known as the fibula. During certain activities, such as...

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Foot & Ankle Conditions
Foot & Ankle Conditions

Don’t Sit on the Sidelines Every day, our feet and ankles bear the brunt of pressure that comes from supporting our full body weight—and the incredible demand we put on them is often more than they can...

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Ganglion Cysts
Ganglion Cysts

Discover, Remove & Restore Functionality Ganglion cysts are harmless tumors, masses or lumps that occur adjacent to joints or tendons, and are most commonly found on the hands and wrists. Depending on the extent of the concurring wrist activity,...

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Hammertoe
Hammertoe

Expedite Your Return to Activity Affecting any but the big toe, hammertoe is characterized by a bending of one or both toe joints. The deformity generally worsens over time, and patients may develop corns or calluses as a result...

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Heel Pain
Heel Pain

Professional Care & Treatment For Foot Pain There are numerous causes for heel pain, including artharitis, stress fractures and nerve irritation. The two most common contributors of chronic pain are heel spurs and inflammation of the plantar fascia—a ligament...

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Ingrown Toenail
Ingrown Toenail

Prevention and Treatment to Outgrow the Pain An ingrown toenail is a painful condition, triggered by a corner or side of a toenail curving inward and growing into the soft flesh of the toe. Even though the big toe...

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Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments
Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments

Find Relief from Sprains, Strains, Tears & More Muscles and tendons are the tissues that move joints. The muscles are the “red meat” of the body. When they receive a signal from the brain via the nerves, the muscles...

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Intoeing
Intoeing

Straightforward Treatment for a Straightforward Walk Commonly referred to as a “pigeon-toe,” intoeing is a congenital condition in which the toes and feet are turned inward, rather than straight forward. Though this condition frequently dissipates on its own in...

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Joint Pain & Inflammation
Joint Pain & Inflammation

Don’t Let Pain Hold You Back Creaky, achy joints. A twinge in the knee. A sharp shooting pain in the groin. All too often, we assume that joint pain is a normal part of aging, and something that we...

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Jones Fracture
Jones Fracture

Keeping Up with the Jones Fracture Metatarsal fractures are common injuries of the forefoot. The Jones fracture, more specifically, is a common fracture of the fifth metatarsal. Generally, it is injured during inversion-type injuries, such as ankle sprains. Fractures...

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Lisfranc (Midfoot) Injury
Lisfranc (Midfoot) Injury

Everything You Need to Know Located in the middle of the foot, the Lisfranc joint is the point at which the metatarsal bones, which are the long bones that lead to the toes, attach to the tarsal bones (e.g.,...

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Morton’s Neuroma
Morton’s Neuroma

Fix the Ball of the Foot, Pass on the Pain, Return to the Game Morton’s Neuroma is a painful and uncomfortable condition that affects the ball of the foot, most commonly in between the third and fourth toes. This...

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Neuropathy
Neuropathy

Find Relief & Reduce The Pain Neuropathy is the term used to describe a problem with the nerves, usually the ‘peripheral nerves’ as opposed to the ‘central nervous system’ (e.g., the brain and spinal cord). Peripheral neuropathy is a...

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Occupational Injuries
Occupational Injuries

Don’t Suffer in Silence Generally related to repetitive motion during work-related tasks, occupational injuries are approached differently than injuries resulting from a single incident or accident. Patients suffering from an occupational injury often perform daily tasks that are repetitive...

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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis

Diagnose, Treat & Get Moving Again Osteoarthritis (OA), commonly referred to as “wear and tear” arthritis, is the most common form of arthritis in the world. When OA begins to affect one of your joints, a series of reactions...

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Plantar Fasciitis
Plantar Fasciitis

How to Deal, Heal & Get Moving Again The alarm clock goes off, and it’s time to start your day. As you climb out of bed, though, you experience pain in your foot—as you do nearly every day. If...

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Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction
Posterior Tibial Tendon Dysfunction

Catch It Early & Halt the Worry Attaching the calf muscle to the foot bones, the posterior tibial tendon serves an important role in supporting the foot structure and enabling proper foot function. Posterior tibial tendon dysfunction (PTTD) is...

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Repetitive Motion Injuries
Repetitive Motion Injuries

Reliable Treatment for Repetitive Stress Injuries Repetitive motion injuries are among the most common injuries in the United States, making up a large portion of athletic and work-related injuries. This condition develops from microscopic tears in the body’s tissues...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Diagnose, Treat & Relieve Pain Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s defense system turns against itself and attacks healthy joints, cartilage and tissues throughout the body, along with damaging blood vessels, nerves and tendons....

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Sesamoiditis
Sesamoiditis

Diagnose, Treat & Walk Pain-Free Again Sesamoids are the only bones in the body that are not connected to another bone, but rather solely connected by tendons or embedded in a mass of muscle. There are three sesamoids: the...

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Sports Injuries
Sports Injuries

Don’t Sit on the Sidelines Sports injuries occur for a variety of reasons. Acute injuries occur when contact or force is too much for your muscles, joints or bones to absorb. A twisted ankle, an awkward landing, a fall...

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Talus Fractures
Talus Fractures

Symptoms, Diagnosis & Treatment The talus is located in the middle of the ankle joint and connects the shinbone to the heel bone and foot. Acting as a hinge, the talus enables the foot to flex up and down,...

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Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome
Tarsal Tunnel Syndrome

Get Healthy Feet for An Active Life Tarsal tunnel syndrome (TTS) is the compression or squeezing of the tibial nerve, which runs through the tarsal tunnel on the inside of the ankle and leads into the foot, producing pain...

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Tendinitis
Tendinitis

Achieve Mobility Without Pain Tendinitis is the inflammation and swelling of a tendon, which is the structure that connects to muscle to bone. While tendinitis can occur in any of your body’s tendons, it most notably develops in your...

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Wounds & Bruising
Wounds & Bruising

Faster Healing for Minor Injuries When treating an injury of any kind, it is paramount to first identify the type and severity of the wound. When determining the proper care for bruises, once identified, it is critical that the...

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Hand and Wrist
Hand and Wrist Conditions
Arthritis & Bursitis Pain
Arthritis & Bursitis Pain

Don’t Let Pain Rule Your Life Arthritis means “inflammation of a joint.” In some forms of arthritis, such as osteoarthritis, the inflammation arises because the smooth covering (e.g., articular cartilage) on the ends of bones becomes damaged or worn....

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Broken Bones
Broken Bones

Don’t Let Pain Slow You Down Bones are rigid, but they do bend or “give” somewhat when an outside force is applied. However, if the force is too great, the bones will break—just as a plastic ruler breaks when...

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome
Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

Our Carpal Tunnel Specialists Can Restore Feeling, Eliminate Pain The “carpal tunnel” is a narrow passageway that runs from the base of the hand through the wrist. The median nerve, which controls our sense of touch in the palm,...

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De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis
De Quervain’s Tenosynovitis

Freedom From Pain & Swelling De Quervain’s tenosynovitis, or tendonosis, is a painful condition that occurs when the tendons around the base of the thumb are irritated or constricted. The word “tendonosis” refers to a swelling of the tendons....

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Distal Radius Fracture (Broken Wrist)
Distal Radius Fracture (Broken Wrist)

A Patient’s Guide to Distal Radius Fractures Wrist fractures, or distal radius fractures, are very common. In fact, the radius is the most commonly broken bone in the arm. The radius is the larger of the two bones of...

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Dupuytren’s Contractures
Dupuytren’s Contractures

Restoring Dexterity, Improving Strength Dupuytren’s contracture is a hand deformity that usually develops over years. The condition affects a layer of tissue that lies under the skin of your palm. Knots of tissue form under the skin—eventually creating a...

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Ganglion Cysts
Ganglion Cysts

Discover, Remove & Restore Functionality Ganglion cysts are harmless tumors, masses or lumps that occur adjacent to joints or tendons, and are most commonly found on the hands and wrists. Depending on the extent of the concurring wrist activity,...

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Hand & Finger Fractures
Hand & Finger Fractures

Symptoms & Treatment Options Your hand consists of 27 bones: eight bones in your wrist (carpals), five bones in the palm of your hand (metacarpals), and 14 bones in your fingers (phalanges). The bones in a normal hand line...

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Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments
Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments

Find Relief from Sprains, Strains, Tears & More Muscles and tendons are the tissues that move joints. The muscles are the “red meat” of the body. When they receive a signal from the brain via the nerves, the muscles...

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Joint Pain & Inflammation
Joint Pain & Inflammation

Don’t Let Pain Hold You Back Creaky, achy joints. A twinge in the knee. A sharp shooting pain in the groin. All too often, we assume that joint pain is a normal part of aging, and something that we...

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Neuropathy
Neuropathy

Find Relief & Reduce The Pain Neuropathy is the term used to describe a problem with the nerves, usually the ‘peripheral nerves’ as opposed to the ‘central nervous system’ (e.g., the brain and spinal cord). Peripheral neuropathy is a...

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Occupational Injuries
Occupational Injuries

Don’t Suffer in Silence Generally related to repetitive motion during work-related tasks, occupational injuries are approached differently than injuries resulting from a single incident or accident. Patients suffering from an occupational injury often perform daily tasks that are repetitive...

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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis

Diagnose, Treat & Get Moving Again Osteoarthritis (OA), commonly referred to as “wear and tear” arthritis, is the most common form of arthritis in the world. When OA begins to affect one of your joints, a series of reactions...

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Osteoporosis & Bone Density
Osteoporosis & Bone Density

Break Free from Bone Disease Osteoporosis is the most common bone disease. It involves the thinning of bone tissue and loss of bone density, and it is most common in the spine, hips and wrists. As people age, the...

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Pinched Nerve
Pinched Nerve

The Pain Stops Here A pinched nerve can put a serious damper on your life. Pinched nerves, also referred to as cervical radiculopathy, can occur in different parts of the body—from the neck down to the lumbar spine. Fractures,...

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Repetitive Motion Injuries
Repetitive Motion Injuries

Reliable Treatment for Repetitive Stress Injuries Repetitive motion injuries are among the most common injuries in the United States, making up a large portion of athletic and work-related injuries. This condition develops from microscopic tears in the body’s tissues...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Diagnose, Treat & Relieve Pain Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s defense system turns against itself and attacks healthy joints, cartilage and tissues throughout the body, along with damaging blood vessels, nerves and tendons....

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Scaphoid Fracture
Scaphoid Fracture

Detection and Diagnosis The scaphoid bone is one of the carpal bones on the thumb side of the wrist. This bone is important for both motion and stability in the wrist joint, and it can most easily be identified...

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Sports Injuries
Sports Injuries

Don’t Sit on the Sidelines Sports injuries occur for a variety of reasons. Acute injuries occur when contact or force is too much for your muscles, joints or bones to absorb. A twisted ankle, an awkward landing, a fall...

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Tendinitis
Tendinitis

Achieve Mobility Without Pain Tendinitis is the inflammation and swelling of a tendon, which is the structure that connects to muscle to bone. While tendinitis can occur in any of your body’s tendons, it most notably develops in your...

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Wounds & Bruising
Wounds & Bruising

Faster Healing for Minor Injuries When treating an injury of any kind, it is paramount to first identify the type and severity of the wound. When determining the proper care for bruises, once identified, it is critical that the...

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Wrist Sprains & Strains
Wrist Sprains & Strains

Get to the Root of the Pain A sprain is an injury to a ligament, which is a strong band of connective tissue that connects one bone to another. A wrist sprain is a common injury, as there are...

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Hip
Hip Conditions
Arthritis & Bursitis Pain
Arthritis & Bursitis Pain

Don’t Let Pain Rule Your Life Arthritis means “inflammation of a joint.” In some forms of arthritis, such as osteoarthritis, the inflammation arises because the smooth covering (e.g., articular cartilage) on the ends of bones becomes damaged or worn....

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Broken Bones
Broken Bones

Don’t Let Pain Slow You Down Bones are rigid, but they do bend or “give” somewhat when an outside force is applied. However, if the force is too great, the bones will break—just as a plastic ruler breaks when...

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Hip Bursitis
Hip Bursitis

Hip Pain Prevention & Relief A bursa is a fluid-filled sac that acts as a cushion between tendons, bone, and skin, which helps your joints move with ease. There are over 150 bursae in your body, and several are...

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Hip Labral Tear
Hip Labral Tear

Experiencing Hip Pain? Don’t Wait A labrum is a soft, fibrous section of cartilage that surrounds the hip or shoulder socket. The labrum helps to stabilize joints, provide cushioning and attach ligaments, which allows for movement and flexibility. Sudden...

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Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments
Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments

Find Relief from Sprains, Strains, Tears & More Muscles and tendons are the tissues that move joints. The muscles are the “red meat” of the body. When they receive a signal from the brain via the nerves, the muscles...

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Joint Pain & Inflammation
Joint Pain & Inflammation

Don’t Let Pain Hold You Back Creaky, achy joints. A twinge in the knee. A sharp shooting pain in the groin. All too often, we assume that joint pain is a normal part of aging, and something that we...

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Occupational Injuries
Occupational Injuries

Don’t Suffer in Silence Generally related to repetitive motion during work-related tasks, occupational injuries are approached differently than injuries resulting from a single incident or accident. Patients suffering from an occupational injury often perform daily tasks that are repetitive...

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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis

Diagnose, Treat & Get Moving Again Osteoarthritis (OA), commonly referred to as “wear and tear” arthritis, is the most common form of arthritis in the world. When OA begins to affect one of your joints, a series of reactions...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Diagnose, Treat & Relieve Pain Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s defense system turns against itself and attacks healthy joints, cartilage and tissues throughout the body, along with damaging blood vessels, nerves and tendons....

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Sports Injuries
Sports Injuries

Don’t Sit on the Sidelines Sports injuries occur for a variety of reasons. Acute injuries occur when contact or force is too much for your muscles, joints or bones to absorb. A twisted ankle, an awkward landing, a fall...

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Tendinitis
Tendinitis

Achieve Mobility Without Pain Tendinitis is the inflammation and swelling of a tendon, which is the structure that connects to muscle to bone. While tendinitis can occur in any of your body’s tendons, it most notably develops in your...

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Wounds & Bruising
Wounds & Bruising

Faster Healing for Minor Injuries When treating an injury of any kind, it is paramount to first identify the type and severity of the wound. When determining the proper care for bruises, once identified, it is critical that the...

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Knee
Knee Conditions
ACL Tear
ACL Tear

Diagnose, Treat Torn ACL Injuries & Get Moving Again The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a ligament that connects the femur (e.g., thighbone) with the tibia (e.g., shinbone). ACL injuries occur when a patient’s knee is hyperextended, twisted or...

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Arthritis & Bursitis Pain
Arthritis & Bursitis Pain

Don’t Let Pain Rule Your Life Arthritis means “inflammation of a joint.” In some forms of arthritis, such as osteoarthritis, the inflammation arises because the smooth covering (e.g., articular cartilage) on the ends of bones becomes damaged or worn....

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Broken Bones
Broken Bones

Don’t Let Pain Slow You Down Bones are rigid, but they do bend or “give” somewhat when an outside force is applied. However, if the force is too great, the bones will break—just as a plastic ruler breaks when...

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Chondromalacia Patella (Limb Length Discrepancy)
Chondromalacia Patella (Limb Length Discrepancy)

Diagnose and Overcome LLD Differences between the lengths of the upper and/or lower arms and the upper and/or lower legs are called limb length discrepancies (LLD). The conditions occur when bones or joints in the arms or legs are...

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Chondromalacia Patella (Runner’s Knee)
Chondromalacia Patella (Runner’s Knee)

Don’t Let Runner’s Knee Hold You Back The patellofemoral joint is made of the patella (e.g., kneecap) and femur (e.g., thighbone). The kneecap glides up and down along a groove in the front of the thighbone, helping the quadriceps...

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Femur Fracture
Femur Fracture

Find Facts, Symptoms & Treatments A femur fracture is a break in the thighbone. The femur can be fractured in three areas: the head/neck of the bone (e.g., the upper end, near the pelvis), the main shaft of the...

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Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments
Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments

Find Relief from Sprains, Strains, Tears & More Muscles and tendons are the tissues that move joints. The muscles are the “red meat” of the body. When they receive a signal from the brain via the nerves, the muscles...

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Joint Pain & Inflammation
Joint Pain & Inflammation

Don’t Let Pain Hold You Back Creaky, achy joints. A twinge in the knee. A sharp shooting pain in the groin. All too often, we assume that joint pain is a normal part of aging, and something that we...

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Knee Bursitis
Knee Bursitis

Leave Knee Pain Behind Bursae are fluid-filled sacs that cushion the bones, tendons and ligaments near joints. The knee joint is surrounded by three major bursae. When excessive amounts of fluid are produced in these sacs, the pain and...

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LCL/MCL Tears
LCL/MCL Tears

Stop the Pain & Heal Quickly Medial collateral ligament (MCL) and lateral collateral ligament (LCL) sprains are knee injuries. The MCL is the ligament that’s located on the inside of your knee joint. It links your thighbone (e.g., femur)...

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Meniscus Tear
Meniscus Tear

Getting You Back on Your Feet The knee joint functions when a myriad of complex parts—such as ligaments, tendons and bone—work in conjunction with one another. Unfortunately, many of these complex parts are prone to injury. One of the...

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Occupational Injuries
Occupational Injuries

Don’t Suffer in Silence Generally related to repetitive motion during work-related tasks, occupational injuries are approached differently than injuries resulting from a single incident or accident. Patients suffering from an occupational injury often perform daily tasks that are repetitive...

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Osteoarthritis
Osteoarthritis

Diagnose, Treat & Get Moving Again Osteoarthritis (OA), commonly referred to as “wear and tear” arthritis, is the most common form of arthritis in the world. When OA begins to affect one of your joints, a series of reactions...

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Patellar Fracture
Patellar Fracture

Comprehensive Care for Broken Kneecaps The patella, or your kneecap, is a small bone located in front of your knee joint—where the thighbone (e.g., femur) and shinbone (e.g., tibia) meet. It protects your knee and connects the muscles in...

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Patellar Subluxation/Dislocation
Patellar Subluxation/Dislocation

Get Back in The Groove When things are “in the groove,” they’re going smoothly. That certainly is the case with your knee. As long as your kneecap (patella) stays in its groove in the knee, you can walk, run,...

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Repetitive Motion Injuries
Repetitive Motion Injuries

Reliable Treatment for Repetitive Stress Injuries Repetitive motion injuries are among the most common injuries in the United States, making up a large portion of athletic and work-related injuries. This condition develops from microscopic tears in the body’s tissues...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Diagnose, Treat & Relieve Pain Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s defense system turns against itself and attacks healthy joints, cartilage and tissues throughout the body, along with damaging blood vessels, nerves and tendons....

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Sports Injuries
Sports Injuries

Don’t Sit on the Sidelines Sports injuries occur for a variety of reasons. Acute injuries occur when contact or force is too much for your muscles, joints or bones to absorb. A twisted ankle, an awkward landing, a fall...

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Tendinitis
Tendinitis

Achieve Mobility Without Pain Tendinitis is the inflammation and swelling of a tendon, which is the structure that connects to muscle to bone. While tendinitis can occur in any of your body’s tendons, it most notably develops in your...

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Tibia Fracture
Tibia Fracture

Recapture Your Quality of Life The tibia, or shinbone, is the most common fractured long bone in your body. The long bones include the femur, humerus, tibia and fibula. A tibial shaft fracture occurs along the length of the...

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Tibial Plateau Fracture
Tibial Plateau Fracture

Overview, Treatment & Management The tibial plateau is the top joint surface of the shinbone and is one of the most critical load-bearing areas in the human body. So, fractures of the plateau affect knee alignment, stability and motion....

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Wounds & Bruising
Wounds & Bruising

Faster Healing for Minor Injuries When treating an injury of any kind, it is paramount to first identify the type and severity of the wound. When determining the proper care for bruises, once identified, it is critical that the...

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Neck
Neck Conditions
Broken Bones
Broken Bones

Don’t Let Pain Slow You Down Bones are rigid, but they do bend or “give” somewhat when an outside force is applied. However, if the force is too great, the bones will break—just as a plastic ruler breaks when...

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Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments
Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments

Find Relief from Sprains, Strains, Tears & More Muscles and tendons are the tissues that move joints. The muscles are the “red meat” of the body. When they receive a signal from the brain via the nerves, the muscles...

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Muscle Spasms
Muscle Spasms

Find Relief for Painful Muscle Cramps One of the body’s natural, protective response mechanisms, a muscle spasm is an involuntary, sustained contraction of the muscle fibers in response to injury or inflammation—either in the muscles themselves or the nerves...

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Neck Injuries
Neck Injuries

Get Advanced, Long-Lasting Relief The neck is vulnerable to a wide range of disorders. Herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, fractures and persistent pain—which can also be felt in the back, shoulders and arms—are just a few common neck problems....

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Occupational Injuries
Occupational Injuries

Don’t Suffer in Silence Generally related to repetitive motion during work-related tasks, occupational injuries are approached differently than injuries resulting from a single incident or accident. Patients suffering from an occupational injury often perform daily tasks that are repetitive...

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Pinched Nerve
Pinched Nerve

The Pain Stops Here A pinched nerve can put a serious damper on your life. Pinched nerves, also referred to as cervical radiculopathy, can occur in different parts of the body—from the neck down to the lumbar spine. Fractures,...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Diagnose, Treat & Relieve Pain Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s defense system turns against itself and attacks healthy joints, cartilage and tissues throughout the body, along with damaging blood vessels, nerves and tendons....

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Sports Injuries
Sports Injuries

Don’t Sit on the Sidelines Sports injuries occur for a variety of reasons. Acute injuries occur when contact or force is too much for your muscles, joints or bones to absorb. A twisted ankle, an awkward landing, a fall...

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Wounds & Bruising
Wounds & Bruising

Faster Healing for Minor Injuries When treating an injury of any kind, it is paramount to first identify the type and severity of the wound. When determining the proper care for bruises, once identified, it is critical that the...

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Shoulder
Shoulder Conditions
Arthritis & Bursitis Pain
Arthritis & Bursitis Pain

Don’t Let Pain Rule Your Life Arthritis means “inflammation of a joint.” In some forms of arthritis, such as osteoarthritis, the inflammation arises because the smooth covering (e.g., articular cartilage) on the ends of bones becomes damaged or worn....

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Broken Bones
Broken Bones

Don’t Let Pain Slow You Down Bones are rigid, but they do bend or “give” somewhat when an outside force is applied. However, if the force is too great, the bones will break—just as a plastic ruler breaks when...

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Humerus Fracture
Humerus Fracture

Understanding Shoulder Trauma The humerus is one of the long bones of the arm. The distal, or bottom, end contributes to the elbow joint. The proximal, or top, end contributes to the shoulder joint. Fractures of the humerus typically...

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Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments
Injured Muscles, Tendons and Ligaments

Find Relief from Sprains, Strains, Tears & More Muscles and tendons are the tissues that move joints. The muscles are the “red meat” of the body. When they receive a signal from the brain via the nerves, the muscles...

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Joint Pain & Inflammation
Joint Pain & Inflammation

Don’t Let Pain Hold You Back Creaky, achy joints. A twinge in the knee. A sharp shooting pain in the groin. All too often, we assume that joint pain is a normal part of aging, and something that we...

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Neck Injuries
Neck Injuries

Get Advanced, Long-Lasting Relief The neck is vulnerable to a wide range of disorders. Herniated discs, degenerative disc disease, fractures and persistent pain—which can also be felt in the back, shoulders and arms—are just a few common neck problems....

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Occupational Injuries
Occupational Injuries

Don’t Suffer in Silence Generally related to repetitive motion during work-related tasks, occupational injuries are approached differently than injuries resulting from a single incident or accident. Patients suffering from an occupational injury often perform daily tasks that are repetitive...

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Repetitive Motion Injuries
Repetitive Motion Injuries

Reliable Treatment for Repetitive Stress Injuries Repetitive motion injuries are among the most common injuries in the United States, making up a large portion of athletic and work-related injuries. This condition develops from microscopic tears in the body’s tissues...

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Rheumatoid Arthritis
Rheumatoid Arthritis

Diagnose, Treat & Relieve Pain Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disease in which the body’s defense system turns against itself and attacks healthy joints, cartilage and tissues throughout the body, along with damaging blood vessels, nerves and tendons....

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Rotator Cuff Tear
Rotator Cuff Tear

Consult Our Expert Rotator Cuff Surgeons Although injury to the rotator cuff can be the result of trauma, such as a dislocation or fracture, tears in any component of the rotator cuff are most often caused by overuse, which...

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Shoulder Bursitis
Shoulder Bursitis

Eliminate Shoulder Pain Bursitis of the shoulder occurs when there is swelling and redness between the top of the arm bone (e.g., humerus) and the tip of the shoulder (e.g., acromion). Between these bones lie the tendons of the...

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Shoulder Labral Tear
Shoulder Labral Tear

Symptoms & Treatment Options The shoulder joint is a “ball and socket” joint that enables the smooth gliding movements of the arms. The labrum, a fibrous section of cartilage, helps the shoulder to stabilize, move and flex. The labrum...

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Sports Injuries
Sports Injuries

Don’t Sit on the Sidelines Sports injuries occur for a variety of reasons. Acute injuries occur when contact or force is too much for your muscles, joints or bones to absorb. A twisted ankle, an awkward landing, a fall...

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Tendinitis
Tendinitis

Achieve Mobility Without Pain Tendinitis is the inflammation and swelling of a tendon, which is the structure that connects to muscle to bone. While tendinitis can occur in any of your body’s tendons, it most notably develops in your...

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Wounds & Bruising
Wounds & Bruising

Faster Healing for Minor Injuries When treating an injury of any kind, it is paramount to first identify the type and severity of the wound. When determining the proper care for bruises, once identified, it is critical that the...

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State-of-the-Art, Compassionate Care in Bergen County

Year after year, Kayal Orthopaedic Center is singled out as one of the best facilities for orthopaedic surgery in New Jersey. Its elite team of orthopaedic surgeons consistently wins top rated honors from patients and the medical community. Patients in Bergen County, New Jersey—including Franklin Lakes, Glen Rock, Paramus, Westwood and Ridgewood—choose Kayal Orthopaedic Center for its expertise and compassionate care. Its team specializes in state-of-the-art surgeries, including custom knee replacement, hip replacement and joint replacement. Dr. Kayal and his team offer surgical and nonsurgical treatments for problems such as a rotator cuff tear, tennis elbow, arthritis, bursitis, broken bones, sports injuries and more.

If surgery is necessary, the experts at Kayal Orthopaedic Center use minimally invasive techniques when possible because these procedures offer our patients the best outcomes with the least inconvenience. There are numerous advantages to minimally invasive surgery, including less postoperative pain and reduced scar tissue buildup. The tinier incisions result in smaller scars, minor blood loss and quicker recovery times. Patients who undergo these procedures experience other life-changing benefits, such as pain-free movement, improved joint stability, greater range of motion, speedier return to work and renewed enjoyment of activities. Our team will discuss all of the options, helping patients to make decisions about their treatment that are best for them. We will patiently explain every procedure and answer every question.