Are You Suffering From Bunion Pain?

Are you suffering from bunion pain? Podiatrist, Dr. Jeffrey B. Klein, can explain the changes a bunion makes to your foot and develop a successful treatment plan to get you back to pain-free walking. Bunions are progressive, they don’t go away, and will usually get worse over time. Not all cases are alike – some bunions…

Read More

Hip & Knee Replacement

Hips and knees are by far the most commonly replaced joints in the U.S. Joint replacement involves removing damaged bone and cartilage and replacing them with artificial components made from metal and plastic to relieve joint pain and restore mobility . Although a total joint replacement—also known as arthroplasty—is usually necessary only when other treatments…

Read More

3 Possible Alternatives to Orthopedic Surgery

Orthopedic surgery can provide welcome relief for a wide range of conditions that may affect bones and joints. Yet it’s an option most patients would prefer to avoid whenever possible, primarily due to concerns about being sidelined by a lengthy recovery process. Whether you are dealing with knee pain from a damaged anterior cruciate ligament…

Read More

Back to School Shopping – Shoe Addition

One of the most important purchases on any parent’s shopping list should be a pair of proper fitting shoes for their child. Dr. Jeffrey B. Klein with Mendelson Kornblum Orthopedics would like to share several important factors that parents should consider while back to school shopping:   Children’s Feet Change with Age. Shoe and sock sizes…

Read More

This is the time of the year when our feet tend to be frequently exposed to the elements as we wear sandals, flip flops and are often barefoot. Dr. Jeffrey B. Klein has some advice to share that can help keep your feet healthy this summer. Limit walking barefoot as it exposes feet to sunburn,…

Read More

Neck Pain

The cervical spine comprises of the first 7 vertebrae. It supports the weight of the head and allows its smooth movement. Neck pain refers to pain or discomfort resulting from abnormalities or injuries to any of the structures in the neck, including the muscles, ligaments, nerves, bones and vertebral joints. Neck pain is one of…

Read More

Tips for Optimum Joint Health

Your joints are a very important part of your body. As you age, your joints can become stiffer and less flexible due to lack of lubrication and thinner cartilage. How can you keep your joints at optimum health as you age? Here are some tips for optimum joint health: Choose your foods carefully. What you…

Read More

May is Arthritis Awareness Month

May Is National Arthritis Awareness Month May is recognized each year as National Arthritis Awareness Month. Arthritis is a disease that impacts more than 50 million Americans, making it the number one cause of disability in the country. That means 1 in every 5 adults, 300,000 children and countless families are affected by arthritis. These…

Read More

Shoulder & Elbow Care

In many cases, the key to full recovery from a shoulder or elbow injury is timely diagnosis and treatment. Fortunately, the physicians of Mendelson Kornblum Orthopedic & Spine Specialists  are experts at diagnosing and treating a variety of conditions involving the shoulder or elbow. Common Shoulder and Elbow Conditions Our shoulder and elbow specialists diagnose and…

Read More