By Frank Alberta 11. August 2015

My first shoulder dislocation! Now what?

After your fingers, your shoulder is the most common joint to dislocate (and you have 10 fingers with 3 joints each).  Shoulder dislocations are very common in young athletes, especially wrestlers and football players.  These injuries

By Frank Alberta 25. June 2015

How did I get “calcific tendonitis”?

Did you just wake up with shoulder pain one day? Never did anything to hurt it, right?  Well, one of the most common causes of shoulder pain is also one of the most frustrating.  Calcific tendonitis (aka calcifying/calcareous tendonitis o

By Frank Alberta 12. February 2015

Dr Alberta featured Faculty at NESES

For the 12th straight year, Dr. Alberta was an invited faculty member at the New England Shoulder and Elbow Society (NESES) Annual Meeting in Jay Peak, Vermont this past weekend.  He served on both shoulder and elbow panels and discussed &

By admin 10. February 2015

Office Closed Today February 2 Due to Snow

Due to the snow and ice, the office will be closed today, Monday, February 2nd. Please call the office tomorrow morning to reschedule as soon as possible. 201-493-8990. Thanks and be safe today!

By admin 10. February 2015

Dr. Alberta Published in Prestigious Journal

Dr. Alberta serves as a reviewer for multiple leading journals specializing in orthopaedic care, sports medicine, and shoulder and elbow surgery. One of his recent reviews in Clinical Orthopaedics and Related Research (CORR) involved the tr

By Frank Alberta 09. January 2015

What’s New in ACL Surgery

ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injuries are an all too common problem.  Over the winter, we blogged about Lindsay Vonn and her troubles with her ACL surgery and subsequent reinjury.  Lindsay is not alone.  Over 200,000 patients suffer

By admin 21. August 2014

Peanut butter….power food filled with a lot of NUTrition

Whether you’re looking for something to eat for breakfast, a quick snack before a workout or something to hold you over until dinner, you may want reach for that jar of peanut butter. Peanut butter has many health benefits that … C

By admin 14. May 2014

How did I get tennis elbow if I never played tennis?

Lateral epicondylitis (also known as tennis elbow) is a condition that most often develops from overuse. And while tennis players are intimately familiar with it, it can result from just about any repetitive motion of the hand, fingers, or

By admin 11. March 2014

Are those “gel shots for arthritis” right for me?

Has your neighbor been talking to you about the “gel shots” he’s been getting in his knees? Those “gel shots” that you’ve been hearing about are a treatment option for knee osteoarthritis (OA). OA is one of the most common caus

By admin 02. March 2014

What is a frozen shoulder?

“I just woke up with shoulder pain.”  “I can barely put a coat on or brush my hair.”  “Reaching for something on a top shelf seems impossible.”  “My arm just feels sore and stiff.” Sound fa


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