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  • Back Out Of Whack? It May Be A Cervical Disc Herniation Says HSS Surgeon

    Back Out Of Whack? It May Be A Cervical Disc Herniation Says HSS Surgeon

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- Dr. Andrew Sama, an orthopedic surgeon with Hospital for Special Surgery, answers questions on cervical disc herniations.What are the best non-surgical or surgical options for a 41-year old male suffering from a cervical disc herniation? How long is recovery from both options?Most non-surgical treatment options for cervical disc herniation center on decreasing ...

  • HSS Doctor Keeps Patients' Biceps Flexing

    HSS Doctor Keeps Patients' Biceps Flexing

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- Cartoons depicting Popeye’s bulging biceps after he guzzled down a can of spinach only told half the story. Unfortunately, America's favorite sailor, like many others, went on to develop intense pain in the front of his shoulders as the years passed and was diagnosed with biceps tendinitis.Biceps tendinitis is a catchall term that describes pain related to the long ...

  • Prep Your Body Like A Pro As MLB Teams Make Postseason Push

    Prep Your Body Like A Pro As MLB Teams Make Postseason Push

    PARAMUS, N.J. -- With MLB postseason play underway, it’s important for players to be prepared and ready for the physical demands of the final stretch. According to Dr. Anil Ranawat, Orthopedic Surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery and Assistant Team Physician for the New York Mets, after the long grueling season, the most important aspect of the postseason is staying physically and ...

  • Should Marathon Runners Get Surgery For Torn Meniscus?

    Should Marathon Runners Get Surgery For Torn Meniscus?

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- With the NYC marathon just one month away, many people are ramping up their training in order to run through the five boroughs with over 40,000 others. However, injuries are a part of the sport and marathon running is no exception. Distance running puts enormous stress on many parts of the body, including the knees, and one of the most common injuries is a torn ...

  • HSS: Treatment Options For Achilles Tendon Ruptures

    HSS: Treatment Options For Achilles Tendon Ruptures

    PARAMUS, N.J. -- Achilles tendon ruptures are quite common, often occurring in sports that require sudden bursts of muscle power in the legs. Patients report the rupturing sensation feels like a kick to the heel or being hit with a tennis ball or racquetball in the heel. The pain is often accompanied by swelling, and followed by bruising and a weakness that affects walking.During a ...

  • I Have Gout, Now What?

    I Have Gout, Now What?

    PARAMUS, N.J. -- Hospital for Special Surgery rheumatologist Dee Dee Wu provides a broader understanding of gout and its treatments in part two of a two-part series. Part one can be found here.How is gout diagnosed?The diagnosis of gout is based on clinical history, physical findings of joint inflammation and most importantly, the identification of uric acid crystals in joint fluid ...

  • Child Playing Fall Sports? HSS Surgeon Answers Parents' Injury Questions

    Child Playing Fall Sports? HSS Surgeon Answers Parents' Injury Questions

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- As always, when young athletes get back on the field this fall, sports injuries are a common concern. Below, Hospital for Special Surgery's Dr. Daniel Green answers your questions about youth sports injuries. My 15-year-old son plays football and one of his teammates injured his shoulder. Is it common for adolescents to get shoulder surgery for major injuries?Shoulder ...

  • What Is Gout? HSS Doctor Explains

    What Is Gout? HSS Doctor Explains

    PARAMUS, N.J. -- HSS rheumatologist Dee Dee Wu provides a broader understanding of gout and its treatments in part one of a two-part series.What is gout?Gout is a form of arthritis characterized by severe joint inflammation (swelling, warmth, redness and tenderness) of one or more joints that results from the deposition of uric acid crystals in the affected joints.Who is affected by ...

  • HSS Surgeon Helps Keep Ankles Fracture-Free This Fall

    HSS Surgeon Helps Keep Ankles Fracture-Free This Fall

    STAMFORD, Conn. -- Hospital for Special Surgery's Dr. David Levine answers your questions on ankle fractures.I am an active woman in her 20s recently diagnosed with a stress fracture in my ankle from breaking in new high-heel shoes. I thought stress fractures only occurred in people with bone density issues. Are there other causes?Stress fractures occur when bones are subjected to ...

  • HSS Doctor Explains When To Consider Back Surgery

    HSS Doctor Explains When To Consider Back Surgery

    PARAMUS, N.J. -- Back pain is a common ailment. Most of the time, with rest and good practices, backaches get better and people don't need surgery. Doctors may prescribe physical therapy, pain medicine, or injections of steroids or other medications to alleviate the pain. Patients are advised to adopt good habits to protect their backs and avoid activities that they know will lead to ...

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