Wellness

One-on-One Services

Hospital for Special Surgery offers a broad range of private wellness services and one-to-one training sessions where expert guidance and care is focused exclusively on you. You can schedule on-going individual sessions on a regular basis, or have periodic private “tune-ups” as part of your overall fitness routine.

Personal Training and Services

Fitness Assessments and Personal Training
A comprehensive fitness assessment at the HSS Performance Center will allow our exercise specialists to create a roadmap to achieve the personal goals of the client. One-on-one training session with an HSS Exercise Specialist to progress and educate towards reaching goals and desired outcomes. Training sessions at the HSS Performance Center can be scheduled one at a time or in packages of ten. For more information, call 646.797.8005

Sports Specific Training
Strength and conditioning is critical to performance enhancement and injury prevention. Learn proper technique and progression in a personalized sports specific training session. 30 or 60 minute sessions are available through the HSS Performance Center. For more information, call 646.797.8005.

Pilates Studio Training
The Pilates Method is a mind/body form of exercise. It focuses mainly on building core strength, correcting alignment and improving range of motion. The Method is also extremely adaptable and can be highly beneficial to current or post-rehabilitative patients. The state-of-the-art, fully equipped Pilates Studio at the Integrative Care Center offers a unique experience to all its clients. Our certified instructors are experienced working with all populations and work towards facilitating each client in achieving their goals. For information, call 212.224.7900.

Complementary Care Services

Medical Acupuncture
Acupuncture works by stimulating the body’s natural healing powers through the stimulation of specific "acupoints" with thin, metallic needles. The physicians that provide acupuncture services at the Integrative Care Center are committed to the practice of integrative medicine. For more information, call 212.224.7900. In addition, Dr. Charis Meng offers acupuncture at the HSS main campus.

Chiropractic Care
A chiropractor’s primary responsibility is to analyze the human frame and detect any postural imbalances that may be causing joint pain. The chiropractic services available through Christopher Anselmi, Jr, DC at the Integrative Care Center are designed to re-align misplaced bones and joints, thereby allowing the body its greatest chance for perfect posture. For more information, call 212.224.7900.

Ergonomic Evaluations
The Joint Mobility Center offers ergonomic evaluations to help you optimize the fit of your workstation and improve your workspace. The evaluation includes an individualized musculoskeletal assessment, analysis of your current workstation setup (through photos and/or video), individualized exercise programs, and recommendations and strategies for proper body mechanics and workstation layout. For more information or to schedule an ergonomic workplace evaluation, contact the Joint Mobility Center at 212.606.1213.

Massage Therapy
Massage therapy is the practice of manual manipulation of the muscles and soft tissues of the body through a variety of techniques ranging from relaxation to clinical and therapeutic applications. Our massage therapists at the Integrative Care Center and Performance Center are highly experienced in the treatment of medical conditions, ranging from chronic pain management to acute musculoskeletal injuries, including post-operative care. To book a massage at the Integrative Care Center, call 212.224.7900. To book a massage at the Performance Center, call 646.797.8005.

Nutrition and Healthy Weight Counseling
Nutrition plays a vital role in health and wellbeing. Our nutritionists in the HSS department of Food and Nutrition offer comprehensive diet therapy in a number of areas, including but not limited to weight management, and orthopedic and rheumatic conditions. For more information, call 212.774.7638. In addition, the Performance Center offers nutrition counseling for the athlete, including hydration and fueling strategies, achieving Ideal body composition, and nutrition for optimal recovery. For more information, call 646.797.8005.

Bone Health Assessment and Density Testing
An estimated 1.5 million fractures each year are attributed to low bone density in the United States. Fortunately, osteoporosis is both treatable and preventable. The pioneering HSS Osteoporosis Prevention Center - the first of its kind in the nation - offers expert bone health assessment and density testing services. Using a team approach combined with one-on-one counseling sessions, you’ll have the guidance you need to build strong and healthy bones. For more information, call 212.224.7935.

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