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Dr. Stuart Springer

Sports Medicine
New York, NY
52 years experience male

Locations

Office

New York, NY

Address

424 Madison Ave., 9th Fl., New York, NY
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About

Bio

Board certified Clinical Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at NYU School of Medicine and the Hospital for Joint Disease. Over 36 yeas specializing in Arthroscopic Surgery of the knee, Shoulder, Hip, Ankle and Elbow and repairs of the ACL. Office has a very low dose Fluoroscan Xray and an open extremity MRI with a full service physiotherapist.

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Sports Medicine

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

22 Answers
45 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Springer
Sports Medicine 52 years experience
Diagnosis: Are we sure it is your mcl that is damaged? Is your knee swollen? That can make the joint feel stiff. Have you seen an orthopaedist? Did you have a re... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Springer
Sports Medicine 52 years experience
Burn calories: Swim, bicycle, abdominal crunches, find 300 calories a day you don;t need to eat e.g. Bread. If you eat meat, make it lean, take off the skin of chick... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Springer
Sports Medicine 52 years experience
Burn calories: Swim, bicycle, abdominal crunches, find 300 calories a day you don;t need to eat e.g. Bread. If you eat meat, make it lean, take off the skin of chick... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Springer
Sports Medicine 52 years experience
Accident: Did it occur as a result of an accident? Do you have loose joints. Has it happened before?
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Springer
Sports Medicine 52 years experience
Gently: Keep the joints moving. Slow exercises are good as is swimming, walking, even tai chi.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Springer
Sports Medicine 52 years experience
Nature: Arthritis is associated with advancing age but can be accelerated by injuries, overweight, high level running sports.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Springer
Sports Medicine 52 years experience
Not necessary: Not necessary unless it makes the knee more comfortable.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Springer
Sports Medicine 52 years experience
Aspirin: Aspirin, Motrin and tylenol (acetaminophen) depending on which works best for you and is tolerated.
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Springer
Sports Medicine 52 years experience
Rest: First let the pain subside then standard shoulder exercises will suffice
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Springer
Sports Medicine 52 years experience
Check it out.: Where in the shoulder is the pain? What makes it worse(better)? Time to check it out with your orthopaedist.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Springer
Sports Medicine 52 years experience
Repetive injury: Some people do, of course some don't but you are more likely if you are doing the same repetitive activity daily without a rest period. Also changing ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Springer
Sports Medicine 52 years experience
Knee pops: Time to get it checked out with your orthopaedist. Any swelling involved? Does it collapse? Getting worse? Where is the pain if you have any?
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Springer
Sports Medicine 52 years experience
Wait: Returning to sports will be dependent on what is found at arthroscopy and high level sports may necessitate 4-6 weeks for full recovery.
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Springer
Sports Medicine 52 years experience
Could be scar tissue: Could be scar tissue or a tendon snapping over the hip. Need to check it out. See an orthopod-need xray, possibly an mri.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Springer
Sports Medicine 52 years experience
Rest: Rest, warm compresses, splinting it by itself or buddy-taping to the one next to it and Aspirin or advil (ibuprofen) if tolerated and is painful.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Springer
Sports Medicine 52 years experience
Rest: Generally rest, warm compresses! over the counter meds like Aspirin or advil (ibuprofen) if tolerated and gentle stretching of the involved joint.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Springer
Sports Medicine 52 years experience
Inflammation: It is an inflammation of the ligament(mislabeled a tendon) from the kneecap(patella) to the leg bone(tibia). It is associated with running activities,... Read More
A 51-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Springer
Sports Medicine 52 years experience
Is it painful?: Not every documented rotator cuff tear is painful so surgery may not be indicated. Has a conservative approach been tried e.g. Rehab for two or more m... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Springer
Sports Medicine 52 years experience
Usually: True costochondritis will sometimes resolve with conservative management but on occasion an injection of simple Lidocaine will do the trick.
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Springer
Sports Medicine 52 years experience
3-4 months: If you had a true repair and plan to return to sports then to be safe it's best to wait 3-4 months for full recovery.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Springer
Sports Medicine 52 years experience
X-ray: If you have any doubts and it is painful and swollen, get medical attention with an x-ray.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Springer
Sports Medicine 52 years experience
Weight lifting: Progressive resistance exercises will keep your heart healthy.

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Springer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Springer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! Yes it is very painful. Have tried physiotherapy and cortisone shots.
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Thank you, your answer or tip was very helpful!
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Thanks, doc...still searching for my fears

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

New York Medical College, NY,1970
Graduated 1970MD
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