Benjamin Bieber Md

  • Why New Year's Resolutions Don't Work

    Why New Year's Resolutions Don't Work

    How many times have you seen the post on Facebook that “Today, is the first page in your 365 book so make it count!? Probably 100 if you were on Social Media around New Years time. We love New Years, and love the idea that we can start fresh. That we can have a new chance to attain what we really want out of life to finally achieve our goals. So the question is why do so many people start this way and end up failing year after year. There are several reasons that we continuously fail at our New Year’s resolutions and goals?

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  • Alternative to Surgery For A Partially Torn Hamstring

    What an amaxing start to the NBA playoffs right? It’s go big or go home for many teams and with the NBA championship on the line, injuries are sure to follow. LA Clippers all-everything point guard Chris Paul III, better known as CP3 was dealing with a strained right hamstring during his first bout with the Oklahoma City Thunder.

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  • The Regenerative Potential of PRP

    The Regenerative Potential of PRP

    Nerves are the cordlike bundles of fibers made up of neurons through which sensory stimuli and motor impulses pass between the brain or other parts of the central nervous system and the eyes, glands, muscles, and other parts of the body. Nerves form a network of pathways for conducting information throughout the body.

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  • Platelet Rich Plasma Injection Therapy for Hamstring Injuries

    Platelet Rich Plasma Injection Therapy for Hamstring Injuries

    Hamstring injuries seem to be a plague for NFL wide receivers this season, especially for the Cowboy’s wide receiver Miles Austin. Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Miles Austin didn’t practice on Wednesday according to a report by ESPN's Todd Archer, due to a hamstring injury he has been battling this season.

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  • Fundraising For Two Great Causes

    Cross Bay Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation has partnered with Toys for Tots, a national charitable organization that collects toys to give to needy children. They will serve as an official Toys For Tots collection center. Residents of Howard Beach, NY and surrounding areas are invited to donate toys any time between November 14th and December the 12th.

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  • NY Mets Matt Harvey a candidate for Bone Marrow Concentrate Therapy

    Bone Marrow Concentrate (BMC) is another regenerative therapy that helps to accelerate healing of tendon injuries and moderate to severe osteoarthritis. This regenerative therapy is similar to Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), in the regards that it harnesses your own body’s natural healing process by using regenerative cells found in a patient’s own bone marrow.

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  • Platelet Rich Plasma for Osteoarthrits Part 2

    Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis and it’s characterized by the breakdown of the smooth, white tissue that covers the ends of bones where they come together to form joints; also known as articular cartilage. The degradation of this cartilage will eventually lead to the destruction of the joint resulting in osteoarthritis.

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  • Tennis Elbow Relief With PRP

    A recent publication from the American Journal of Sports Medicine, demonstrates that Platelet-Rich Plasma significantly improves the prognosis of patients with chronic tendon injuries, such as tennis elbow. Elbow tenderness and pain with resisted wrist extension are common symptoms of lateral epicondylar tendinopathy, also known as “tennis elbow.”

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  • NY Yankees superstars matching injuries

    If you’re a Yankees fan then you are already bummed about the season and also the latest news revolving around Derek Jeter. The epitome of shortstops has been placed on the on the disabled list with a Grade 1 right quadriceps strain. And to make matters worse Alex Rodriguez will not return from the disabled list because he too has a grade 1 strain of his left quadriceps. Talk about bad timing right?

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  • I've fallen and I can't get up

    Living a healthy and independent life is something we hope for as we start to grow older. A young individual may think nothing of climbing up or down a flight of stairs and will most likely labeled this as a mundane task. If you consider an older individual, then this task of climbing or descending a flight of stairs might offer a significant challenge.

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