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  • Preventing Overuse Injuries In Youth Athletes

    Preventing Overuse Injuries In Youth Athletes

    With the start of another school year comes the beginning of the fall sports season. Keeping your children injury-free may or may not be on your mind, but either way it shouldn’t be something you worry about. The benefits of physical activity far outweigh its potential risks. According to the CDC, more than half of all sports injuries in children are preventable. The best ways to ...

  • Lyme 101: What You Need To Know

    Lyme 101: What You Need To Know

    For many of us, summer is the time to finally get outdoors, whether you enjoy hiking, biking, or basking in the warm weather. But all that time outside increases our exposure to ticks, and the diseases that they carry. As a pediatric rheumatologist, I often get asked how to prevent and treat Lyme disease. Here’s what you need to know to protect your family this summer.Lyme ...

  • HSS Expert Explains Advances In Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

    HSS Expert Explains Advances In Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery

    Every now and again, I will see a patient in my office that had surgery for scoliosis in the 1970s and 1980s. As we talk about their spine, the conversation inevitably touches on their hospital course at the time of their surgery: several weeks in the hospital, a body cast, maybe some traction and months until they felt back to themselves. The stories are interesting because that ...

  • Why Cycling Is A Great Exercise For Everyone

    Why Cycling Is A Great Exercise For Everyone

    Are you looking for a low-impact cardiovascular exercise that people of all ages can enjoy? Consider cycling! Cycling does not put a lot of load on your joints or involve any cutting or pivoting such as in tennis. You also have options — you can ride outside and enjoy nature or use a stationary bike in the convenience of your own home.Cycling is completely modifiable — you can choose to ...

  • What Runners Need To Know About ITB Syndrome

    What Runners Need To Know About ITB Syndrome

    The iliotibial band (ITB) is a dense fascia extension of the gluteus maximus and tensor fascia lata muscles extending from the hip to the lateral (or outside aspect of the) knee. Additionally, it connects to the knee cap and quadriceps muscles. ITB syndrome is classically thought of as pain resulting from overuse and friction of the ITB against the lateral femoral condyle at the knee. ...

  • What To Do If Your Child Suffers An Orthopedic Injury While Playing Sports

    What To Do If Your Child Suffers An Orthopedic Injury While Playing Sports

    For a parent, there can be a lot of anxiety when your child gets hurt and you don’t know what to do. As a sports medicine physician and parent who has covered many sporting events from the sidelines, and has been the medical director and team physician of high school and college athletic teams, here’s some advice on how to approach the situation.Being prepared is the first step. Prior ...

  • Hospital For Special Surgery In Stamford Hosts Community Education Events

    Hospital For Special Surgery In Stamford Hosts Community Education Events

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- The Hospital for Special Surgery Outpatient Center in Stamford will host two community education events in October and November.On Wednesday, Oct. 14, Andrew D. Pearle, MD will lead a program on Treatment of Knee Arthritis & Beyond in 2015.According to the Arthritis Foundation, the knee is one of the most common joints affected by osteoarthritis. Osteoarthritis ...

  • The Osborn In Rye Hosts Panel Discussion On Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

    The Osborn In Rye Hosts Panel Discussion On Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

    RYE, N.Y. -- Hospital for Special Surgery’s (HSS) new Stamford Outpatient Center has partnered with The Osborn, the Rye-based continuum of care community, to offer a panel discussion titled Living Well with Lumbar Spinal Stenosis. The event will be held in the Auditorium at The Osborn, 101 Theall Road in Rye, on Friday, Oct. 2, from 10:00-11:30 a.m.The expert panelists will provide an ...