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Dr. Oscar Vazquez

Sports Medicine
Hackensack, NJ
19 years experience male

Locations

Office

Hackensack, NJ

Address

25 prospect ave, Hackensack, NJ
Directions

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue cross blue shield

United healthcare

About

Bio

College: Cornell University Medical School: Johns Hopkins School of medicine Residency: Orthopaedic Surgery; NYU/Hospital for Joint Diseases Fellowship: Sports Medicine/Shoulder & Elbow Surgery; University of Southern California . Specializing in Sports Medicine and minimally invasive surgery including hip arthroscopy. Also specialize in open shoulder and elbow procedures including fracture care and reconstruction.

Specialties
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Sports Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

14 Answers
3 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Vazquez
Sports Medicine 19 years experience
Prepatellar bursitis: Its difficult to say without examining you or without further info. When patients complain of a squishy knee especially at the front it often refers ... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Vazquez
Sports Medicine 19 years experience
Modify routine: Many people believe crunches and core strengthening alone flattens the abdomen. Those of course are necessary but cardio training is actually more imp... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Oscar Vazquez
Sports Medicine 19 years experience
Just temporarily: Continuing to play will not cause permanent injury but may lead to a longer time before healing. Plantar fasciitis is very variable and may take days ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Vazquez
Sports Medicine 19 years experience
Get evaluated: Coughing during eating can be caused by reflux disease, dysphagia or problems with motility of the esophagus, or simply from eating too fast. A recnt ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Vazquez
Sports Medicine 19 years experience
Depends: Please refer to the ingredients in the cough drop and follow the warnings.
A female asked:
Dr. Oscar Vazquez
Sports Medicine 19 years experience
Difficult question: Without examining you or knowing where your pain is it is difficult to answer that question. If it is behind the knee cap it could be patella femoral ... Read More
A 26-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Vazquez
Sports Medicine 19 years experience
Difficult to answer: Where is the location of your pain? What is the nature of your work? How long has it been present? Any generalized symptoms such as fatigue or illness... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Vazquez
Sports Medicine 19 years experience
Speak to surgeon: I have my patients wait six weeks before getting on the elliptical on there own. You should have adequate quadriceps strength before taking on more st... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Vazquez
Sports Medicine 19 years experience
Set goals: A good way to stay motivated is to set goals and monitor progress. I don't like weight goals as those are influenced by muscle mass etc. Set goals for... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Oscar Vazquez
Sports Medicine 19 years experience
Not a normaresponse: This is a difficult question to answer without a full history. Protein shakes do not typically cause vomiting and diarrhea. Perhaps he had a viral ill... Read More
A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Vazquez
Sports Medicine 19 years experience
Annual checkup?: It certainly could be due to being out of shape so i don't want you do be alarmed. However you should see your primary care doctor for a checkup. This... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Vazquez
Sports Medicine 19 years experience
Depends on severity: If your symptoms are improving and you dont feel fatigue it is allowable to continue to play. Hoever if the symptoms worsen or do not resolve over a w... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Vazquez
Sports Medicine 19 years experience
Yes: There is a plethora of literature that supports that movement and exercise promote better health. There are many people that have sedentary jobs. That... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Oscar Vazquez
Sports Medicine 19 years experience
Physical therapy: First look at your running shoes, make sure they are in good condition. Old worn shoes are often attributed with causing shin splints. Also try to a... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Vazquez is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Vazquez is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank for Ur answer. Will be consulting more in future! .
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Appreciated u kniw the most important thing is motivation
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Thanks for your quick reply! Very great for your help!greetings from portugal.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, MD
Graduated 2003MD

Affiliations

Hackensack University Med Ctr
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