The facts about knee and hip pain:
- 1 in 4 Americans experience chronic knee and hip pain in their lives. **
- 440 lost work daysAnnually in the United States. Employed workers are missing work because of bone, joint, and muscle pain.***
- 258,000 patients ages 65 and older are admitted to the hospital for hip fractures.****
You can improve the quality of your life. Assessing the pain in your hip or knee with an orthopaedist is the first step.
North Shore-LIJ’s Orthopaedic Institute offers a range of treatment options. Call (516) 465-8663 to make an appointment with one of our hip and knee specialists in Long Island, Queens, Manhattan or Staten Island.
Learn about your risk factors and bring these results to your next doctor’s appointment.TAKE OUR FREE HEALTH RISK ASSESSMENT Risk calculated for those ages 20 to 89.
**American Academy of Pain Medicine
***National Center for Health Statistics
****Centers for Disease Control and Prevention