By Frank Alberta

Burners and Stingers

With training underway for the fall high school football season, now is a good time to remind athletes and their parents of a common injury in contact and collision sports: burners and stingers. The injury is named for the pain that radiates from the neck and shoulders to the hand. It feels like an electric shock or lightning bolt down the arm. Its' actually an injury to the brachial plexus, the tangle of nerves that provides feeling and movement to… [more]

By Frank Alberta

Get Fit, Get Moving

The Wall Street Journal published an interesting article recently headlined, "Doctors New Advice for Joint Pain is Get Moving." The message is that "doctors increasingly are recommending physical therapy to help osteoarthritis patients, overturning the more traditional medical advice for people to take it easy and protect their joints." I have always advocated this philosophy and the experience of our patients shows that they can significantly improve their health and quality of life with weight loss combined with exercises aimed… [more]

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Rothman Orthopaedics Welcomes

Frank G. Alberta, M.D.

Dr. Frank G. Alberta is a mainstay of the orthopaedic community here in North Jersey. With over 15 years of experience in shoulder/elbow/knee surgery, he’s a leader in the field—one who is regularly recognized as a Top Doc by respected publications in New York and New Jersey. He doesn’t simply treat patients, he rebuilds lives. And now we’re proud to welcome him to the expert team at Rothman Orthopaedics.

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