Monthly Archives: May 2012

May
24
2012

Why I Ride with the HSS Cycling Team

by Dr. David S. Levine
Hospital for Special Surgery Cycling Team

Written by: Dr. David S. Levine, Foot & Ankle Surgeon About eight years ago a friend of mine suggested that we start riding bicycles for exercise.  As an orthopedic surgeon … More…

May
24
2012
proper golf swing technique to avoid injury

While golf is a sport that most play leisurely on the weekends, serious injury can occur without proper form and preparation. The golf swing involves multiple moving segments (your arms, … More…

May
23
2012
Dr. Beth Shubin Stein, Sports Medicine Surgeon

Answers written by: Dr. Beth Shubin Stein, Sports Medicine Surgeon Q1. Is heat or cold therapy better to treat knee pain? Heat is good for muscle tightness or soreness, but cold … More…

May
23
2012

The ACL Injury Epidemic

by Dr. Andrew Pearle
Treating ACL injuries

It seems that every week, a famous athlete suffers an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear.  Professional athletes are not alone; we do 200,000 ACL reconstructions a year in the U.S. … More…

May
21
2012

Welcome to HSS On the Move!

by HSS on the Move
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Welcome to Hospital for Special Surgery’s new blog, HSS On the Move! As a leader in orthopedics and rheumatology, we are excited to launch a platform that will allow our … More…