Tag Archives: osteoporosis

Jun
1
2012
avoid injuries while weight training

Weight training is an essential part of any fitness routine. Not only will it make you faster and stronger, but proper weight training can increase bone density (especially in women), … More…

May
31
2012
x-ray of hip

Written by: Patricia Spergl, Nurse Practitioner at Osteoporosis Prevention Center More…

May
16
2012
Dr. Joseph Lane, Orthopedic Surgeon

Q1. Why is it that despite the amount of milk we consume in our country, osteoporosis is still a widespread issue? Is it true that one can have strong bones … More…

Apr
4
2012
X-ray of knee

Q1. What dose and type of calcium and vitamin D supplementation do you recommend for patients, especially women, on long-term prednisone?  Are dairy products enough or do I need extra … More…

Jan
30
2012

Tips for Building Bone Strength

by HSS on the Move
Women with weights

Patricia Spergl, MSN, RN, ANP-BC, Nurse Clinician at the Osteoporosis Prevention Center at HSS, offers the following advice about exercise and building bone strength: Exercise recommendations for building bone strength are two-fold.  One … More…

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April 17, 2014 at 2:03 pm

Dr. David B. Levine (right), Director of Alumni Affairs and chair of the HSS Archives Committee, was appointed the new director of orthopedic surgery in 1987 under Dr. Philip D. Wilson Jr. He was assisted by Dr. Thomas P. Sculco, Surgeon-in-Chief Emeritus, as associate director. #tbt #orthopedics #hss

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April 17, 2014 at 2:00 pm

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