What if the Most Powerful Way to Live Longer Is Just Exercise? People are chasing longevity with ice baths and supplements. But the benefits of exercise have years of science behind them. Read full article [...]
Best wishes to all the athletes running in the Boston Marathon this year! In addition, our offices will be closed on Monday, April 18th since our Brookline office is located directly on the marathon route.
The exercises in this posted article are excellent for strengthening the shoulder, especially if you have spring plans for tennis or golf. They can be performed at home and do not require any special equipment [...]
There’s no magic bullet to knee health, but staying active and building muscles around the joint are crucial. https://www.nytimes.com/2021/11/19/well/workout-exercise-knee-health.html?referringSource=articleShare
Dr. Jeffrey Zilberfarb provided medical coverage at the Newport Hall of Fame ATP Tournament. The Hall of Fame Open remains the only professional tournament played on grass in North America. Tremendous athletes and terrific grass [...]
Dr. Jeffrey Zilberfarb selected for Players’ Medical Staff at the 2019 Hall of Fame Open tennis tournament held in Newport, Rhode Island. Contested on the historic grass tennis courts of the International Tennis Hall of [...]
Melissa Scott, PA will be running her fifth Boston Marathon on Monday, April 17, 2017. Please join us in cheering her on Patriots Day weekend. In addition, the offices will be closed on Monday, April [...]
Melissa Scott, Physician Assistant, who joined our practice this summer, is running in the Chicago Marathon on Sunday, October 9, 2016. The physicians and staff at Meeks & Zilberfarb Orthopedics and Sports Medicine send their [...]
In 12 exercises deploying only body weight, a chair and a wall, it fulfills the latest mandates for high-intensity effort, which essentially combines a long run and a visit to the weight room into about [...]
Strong muscles are important for healthy bodies. One way to keep muscles in shape is with strength training. However, performing muscle-strengthening exercises the wrong way can do more harm than good. Click the link below [...]
An article in the Wall Street Journal explores the reasons behind more teens undergoing Tommy John surgery for worn-out elbows and includes tips on how to avoid the increasingly common shoulder and elbow injuries. Read [...]
In this article from Harvard Medical School Health Publications, recent studies show that the connection between your brain and your body is a "two-way street" and that means movement can change your brain.
One of the nation's foremost sports orthopedic surgeons, Dr. James Andrews, said the best medicine to help prevent youth sports injuries is to avoid playing year-round and not to specialize in one sport.
The season for outdoor tennis and golf may arrive extra early due to our very mild winter to date. In preparation, consider incorporating dynamic stretching into your warm up routine to improve your game this year. The article below, while published in 2008, is a favorite of mine and clearly explains the benefits of dynamic stretching and illustrates sample dynamic stretches.
A memorial service for Louis W Meeks, MD was held on September 25, 2015 at the Church of the Redeemer in Chestnut Hill. The sanctuary overflowed with family, friends, colleagues, and many former patients. Posted below is his obituary that appeared in the Boston Globe. The physicians and staff of Meeks and Zilberfarb Orthopedics wish to thank everyone for their many expressions of sympathy and remembrance.
With youth and high school soccer teams across the country beginning their training now for the fall soccer season and with so many young players, female and male, having been inspired by the women’s national team, this seems an ideal moment to learn more about Dawn Scott’s training methods and how they might be put to use by players at home.
Dr. Jeffrey Zilberfarb recently gave a lecture to primary care physicians at the New England Baptist Outpatient Surgery Center Conference Room in Dedham, MA. His topic reviewed the evaluation and management of common shoulder problems.
In 2010, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission said among more than 10 million people in the U.S. who practice yoga there were around 7,400 yoga-related injuries that year: that’s one for every 1,351 yoga practitioners. But, as with any physical activity, if not done properly, it can lead to accidents.
In this post by Harvard Heart Letter Executive Editor Julie Corliss, she examines recent studies that indicate a yoga practice my help lower heart disease risk as much as more conventional exercise programs.
Dr. Jeffrey Zilberfarb has been named to Becker's ASC Review's 2015 list of "156 ASC Industry Physician Leaders to Know." The list is comprised of ambulatory surgery center physicians, operators and corporate leaders who have distinguished themselves in the ambulatory surgery center industry.
The offices of Meeks and Zilberfarb Orthopedics and Sports Medicine will be OPEN on Monday, February 09, and Tuesday, February 10, 2015. Dr. Zilberfarb will be in the Brookline office on Monday and in the Dedham office on Tuesday.
The most effective treatment for the pain of knee osteoarthritis may be an injection of hyaluronic acid or corticosteroids, and the least effective may be Tylenol or Celebrex pills, a review of studies concludes.
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