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NEWSLETTER | MAY 2019

FEATURED EVENTS

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Reminder: 2019 Walk to Cure Arthritis NYC - Walk or support Team HSS on Sunday, June 2 at 11 am.

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Managing Osteoporosis: Medication and Nutrition - A lecture and Q&A for those diagnosed or at risk on June 13. 

BLOGS & STORIES

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Living with Chronic Illness: Top 10 Tips to Emotional Well-Being by Susan Rodriguez, LMSW

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Managing Ankylosing Spondylitis (and the role of occupational therapy) by John Indalecio, OTR/L, CHT

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A visit from the Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball Team brings smiles to HSS pediatric patients.

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After knee surgery and PT, 11 yr-old Theo Boris recovered in time for an expedition to the Sahara Desert. 

ACCESS TO CARE

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Direct Access to PT - Did you know you can see a physical therapist without a prescription? If you have a recent injury or joint pain, schedule an appointment today.

HSS Rehabilitation Network - Find an HSS or HSS-recommended physical and occupational therapist in over 170 locations across the NY tristate area, Palm Beach County, FL, and suburban Philadelphia area.

HSS IN THE NEWS


We Asked an Expert If You Can Lose Fat Just by Lifting Weights
PopSugar • Tiffany Chag, MS, RD

May is National Osteoporosis Month
NYCity Woman • Joseph M. Lane, MD

5 Bodyweight Moves That Work Nearly Every Muscle in Your Body:
Silver Sneakers • Ashley Fluger, CSCS, CPT

Greenwich film festival’s lineup includes WWE’s Becky Lynch
Greenwich Time • Samuel A. Taylor, MD

How Pre-Run Meals Can Make Or Break Your Workout
Refinery 29 • Tiffany Chag, MS, RD

Seeing a Rheumatologist for Rheumatoid Arthritis: What to Know
Creaky Joints • Vivian Bykerk, BSc, MD

How You Can Fix Those Aching Feet
AARP • Rock G. Positano, DPM, MSc

Barefoot Training Might Be The Latest Fitness Fad But Its Benefits Are Legit
Women’s Health • Anne Holland Johnson, MD

Stem Cell Treatments Flourish With Little Evidence That They Work
The New York Times • Scott A. Rodeo, MD

How to Set Up Your Desk Ergonomically
The Wall Street Journal • Jon Cinkay, PT

Getting a Handicap Parking Permit When You Have Arthritis
Creaky Joints • Theodore R. Fields, MD, FACP; Juliette Kleinman, LCSW, ACSW

HEALTHCONNECTION

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Women's Musculoskeletal Health
The spring newsletter focuses on recovering from sports injuries, runner's knee, ACL tears, bone health and how women can move and eat to better health. 

PUBLIC AND PATIENT EDUCATION PROGRAMS


HSS offers a wide range of educational courses, lectures and workshops for patients as well as the public. Many are either free or a low fee is charged.
• Better Balance for Older Adults
• Yogalates (Beg & Adv)
• Tai Chi Chih (Level 1Level 2)
• ViniYoga
Hearing Loss and Your Balance
Journaling for Health
Health Information on the Web
To see all programs and register on Eventbrite go to our:

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Email us for more infomation about public and patient education programs. Access our free online Health Video Library for more health programs.

HSS CONNECTICUT PROGRAMS

26th Annual Senior Health & Fitness Day: Strategies for Fall Prevention (May 29)
Hip & Knee Replacement in the Active Adult, a Lunch & Learn Program (June 3)
• Tai Chi for Arthritis (Free drop in, Mon & Wed - Over 60 Neighborhood)
• I Have Arthritis: When Should I Have Joint Replacement Surgery? (June 10)*

*Contact Pamela Villagomez at 203.705.2956 to register or for more informationTimes and locations vary on all classes.

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