As part of National Volunteer Week, we'd like to honor and recognize on of our many volunteers, Joni. Joni has been with us for three years after many years as a certified hospital clown. Now an ordained chaplain for our Spiritual Care Department, she is with us every Friday afternoon helping patients and their loved ones by providing spiritual and emotional support. From all of us at HSS,...
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As part of National Volunteer Week wed like to honor and recognize
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Join us on 5/1 at 12pm ET for a Facebook Live panel discussion with members of the HSS Myositis Support Group! They will offer insight into what it's like living with Myositis and how our groups can help provide support and education for one another. Have a question in advance for the support group? Leave it below and we'll try to answer during the broadcast!
Join us on 51 at 12pm ET for a Facebook Live panel
Rachel Krall
Ellen Armour
Ellen Armour
With more young people participating in organized sports than ever before, it's no surprise that the number of injuries are on the rise.
With more young people participating in organized sports than ever before its

Pediatric Sports Injuries: An Overview

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Did You Know? The name scleroderma is a combination of the Greek words for "hard" and "skin". For many children, this is the main manifestation of this condition.
Did You Know The name scleroderma is a combination of the Greek

Pediatric Scleroderma 101

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The amount of force the shoulder and elbow experience during each pitch could be enough to cause injury. If a single pitch can do that, think about pitching 3-4 innings.
The amount of force the shoulder and elbow experience during each pitch

Managing Arm Pain While Throwing

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Bobbye Jones Burkett
Tana Gillespie-Judy
John Berner
Joined by HSS pediatric orthopedic surgeon Dr. Daniel Green, our patient Charlie had the thrill of a lifetime this week when he had the opportunity to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at Citi Field! Back in October, Charlie came to the HSS Lerner Children's Pavilion after sustaining a fall on the playground and suffering a serious fracture to his left elbow. After successful surgery and...
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Joined by HSS pediatric orthopedic surgeon Dr Daniel Green our patient Charlie
Jenny Frank
Donna M Carroll
As an ultra-endurance athlete, Glenn Olszewski completed over 100 races and climbed some of America's highest peaks. Over the years due to intense training, injuries developed and he was introduced to HSS.
As an ultraendurance athlete Glenn Olszewski completed over 100 races and climbed

Glenn Olszewski's Story

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Our pediatric patients had some very special visitors today as the Wounded Warrior Amputee Softball Team and the New York Mets' Mrs. Met stopped by for a surprise appearance! Our patients were treated to an afternoon filled with autograph signings and meaningful words of encouragement, all of which provided an inspirational day that was a true home run for our patients.
Our pediatric patients had some very special visitors today as the Wounded
Jojo Ba
The field of pediatric orthopedics has undergone a remarkable transformation over the years, and the evolution of HSS tells the story.
The field of pediatric orthopedics has undergone a remarkable transformation over the

Advances in Pediatric Orthopedics: Then and Now

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Susan Donohue Arlinghaus
Maxwell Penney
Growing pains is what 15-year-old Justine thought was causing frequent ankle sprains, back pain, and difficulties with walking. During her sophomore year of high school, she started to get sick and her back pain intensified, missing several school days in the process. "It was a scary time, especially not knowing what was causing all of this," she said. Justine and her family visited the HSS...
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Growing pains is what 15yearold Justine thought was causing frequent ankle sprains
Following surgery to repair a femur fracture in Peru, Cecilia developed an infection. With no other alternative to alleviate her pain, Cecilia's physicians recommended HSS.
Following surgery to repair a femur fracture in Peru Cecilia developed an

Cecilia Chlimper de Batievsky's Story

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Stem cell therapy is an emerging technology, and has been shown to not only provide pain relief, but also serve as a potent inhibitor of joint inflammation.
Stem cell therapy is an emerging technology and has been shown to

When Stem Cell Therapy is the Right Move for an Athlete

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Penny L Kukla
Dennis Fitch
Sandy Carr
While on summer vacation in Florida, 11-year-old Sydney and her family visited a local trampoline park. Unfortunately, at one point while jumping, she landed awkwardly on her right leg and was in incredible pain. After a trip to the ER, it was determined that she had a serious ankle injury. Without hesitation, Sydney’s parents determined that HSS was the place to treat their daughter and...
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While on summer vacation in Florida 11yearold Sydney and her family visited
Grace Vella
Lynne Storrier Kamertz
Tara Roberts-Smith
Our pediatric patients were in for a surprise today as 18-year-old New York Red Bulls midfielder Tyler Adams made a special appearance! Providing words of encouragement (and a few tricks to take to the field), Tyler put smiles on faces and made memories with patients that will last a lifetime!
Our pediatric patients were in for a surprise today as 18yearold New
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Challenge accepted! Proud to take part in the #NYerORCoverChallenge! #ILookLikeASurgeon #WomenSurgeons The New Yorker
Challenge accepted Proud to take part in the NYerORCoverChallenge ILookLikeASurg
Today, we are pleased to announce that in June of this year HSS will open an Ambulatory Surgery Center in Manhattan. With a focus on hand, foot and ankle and sports medicine surgeries, the HSS ASC of Manhattan provides another surgical location for patients. David S. Levine, HSS foot and ankle surgeon, will serve as the center's medical director. [ Ow.ly Link ]
Today we are pleased to announce that in June of this year
Lynn Canzio Chevalier
Nancy A. Dattilo
Kathy Henn
Q&A: Pediatric Orthopedic Surgery and Anesthesiology discussion at the HSS Lerner Children's Pavilion. Ask your questions below!
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Joanne Masciale
Karen Gutmacher
Technology has evolved into user-friendly, powerful platforms that cover a number of aspects of joint replacement surgery.
Technology has evolved into userfriendly powerful platforms that cover a number of

How New Advances in Surgical Technology is Improving Patient Care

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Lois Whitehouse Webber
Darlene Mamola
Sarah Riedmaier
What are the most commonly asked questions about anesthesia and pediatric orthopedic surgery? Our medical team at the HSS Lerner Children's Pavilion will fill you in during a Facebook Live Q&A on 4/12 at 12pm ET!
What are the most commonly asked questions about anesthesia and pediatric orthopedic
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