Tag Archives: back pain

Jul
2
2014

Ask The Expert: Scoliosis

by HSS on the Move
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In honor of Scoliosis Awareness Month, Hospital for Special Surgery partnered with Curvy Girls Scoliosis to host our first-ever scoliosis Facebook chat, titled “Life with Scoliosis: Diagnosis and Treatment.” Thank … More…

Jun
16
2014
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Low back pain is the most common musculoskeletal reason that golfers stop playing. It has been estimated that up to one third of golfers have limited play due to low … More…

May
28
2014

Ask the Expert: Spinal Stenosis

by Dr. Andrew Sama
5.28 blog

In this week’s installment of Ask the Expert, Dr. Andrew Sama, Orthopedic Surgeon, answers questions on spinal stenosis. Q1. What is spinal stenosis? Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the … More…

Jul
19
2013
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Physical therapist Jessica Graziano traveled with The Foundation of Orthopedics and Complex Spine (FOCOS) to Ghana this month to treat children and adults with debilitating orthopedic conditions. This is the second … More…

May
29
2013
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Yesterday we shared a Q-and-A on the history of scoliosis treatment at HSS with Dr. David B. Levine. Dr. Levine was chief of Scoliosis Surgery at HSS from 1967 to … More…