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What Is a Dietitian, and How Can They Help Improve Your Health?

Learn the differences between dietitians and nutritionists as well as how a dietitian can help you improve your relationship with food.

Danna Raphael
Registered Dietitian

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9 Do’s and Don’ts of Avoiding Holiday Weight Gain

Taking care of your mind and body are as important as what you put on your plate. Try this evergreen advice from HSS weight management specialist Caroline Andrew.

Caroline Andrew
Weight Management Physician

Rebecca Tonnesson
Clinical Nutritionist

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Pregnancy and Bone Density: What to Know

HSS endocrinologist Jessica Rachel Starr explains why it’s important to know how pregnancy affects your bones—and what happens after your baby is born.

Jessica Rachel Starr
Endocrinologist

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Bone Density: What It Is and How to Keep What You’ve Got

Bone density testing can tell you how your bones are faring as you age. Learn more about who should get tested as well as treatments for low bone density.

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Does Your Infant Prefer to Turn to One Side? It May Be a Sign of Torticollis

It may be a sign of torticollis. Learn more about this condition.

Frances Baratta-Ziska
Pediatric Physical Therapist

Magdalena Oledzka
Pediatric Physical Therapist

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You've Heard of Osteoporosis. What About Osteopenia?

If left untreated, this condition of low bone density can grow worse. Learn more about what osteopenia is and how to prevent it.

Jessica Rachel Starr
Endocrinologist

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Can Kids Have Arthritis? What to Know about Arthritis in Children

Arthritis occurs in children more than you might expect. Learn about this condition, including diagnosis and treatment options.

Alexa Adams
Pediatric Rheumatologist

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What to Eat (and Not to Eat) to Help Reduce Inflammation

Diet plays a key role in your body’s ability to regulate inflammation. Learn more about the right foods to choose.

Danna Raphael
Registered Dietitian

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Optimize Your Body's Support System to Move Safely and Effectively

Learn how your musculoskeletal system works together to coordinate movement and how to maintain your function as you age.

Michael Erickson
Physical Therapist

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Back to School Prep: A Healthy Start Checklist

Taking care of your child’s health needs before the school year starts can help set them up to stay healthy and injury free.

Shevaun Doyle
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

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Movement Is Medicine: Physical Activity and Exercise

Physical activity and exercise have enormous benefits for your health. Learn how to create an exercise program by choosing the activities you enjoy.

Ashleigh McAdam
Physical Therapist

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To Improve Heart Health, Start Slowly, Listen to Your Body

The healthier your heart is, the easier it is to move through your day. Learn how to get your heart pumping and improve your heart health.

Chelsea Long
Exercise Physiologist

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How the Parasympathetic Nervous System Can Lower Stress

Learn how your sympathetic and parasympathetic nervous systems work together to regulate heart rate, breathing and stress levels in the body.

Chelsea Long
Exercise Physiologist

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Don’t Let Chronic Pain Keep You from Exercising

Chronic pain doesn't have to stop you from being physically active. In fact, movement can help relieve pain. We'll show you how to get started.

Lindsay Holmes
Physical Therapist

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Living with Chronic Illness: How to Handle Stress

Try these soothing strategies to manage life’s everyday issues while dealing with chronic illness.

Joan Westreich
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

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How to Stop Stress Eating

Emotional eating becomes a problem when we feel powerless to stop. Learn how to curb the stress eating habit.

Caroline Andrew
Internal Medicine Physician

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Move with Purpose to Combat Upper and Lower Cross Syndromes

Working from home can take a toll on your body, in the form of upper cross syndrome and lower cross syndrome. Learn how to move in ways that are better for your body.

Astrid Divincent
Physical Therapist

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What Female Athletes Should Know about Iron Deficiency

This condition is particularly common in women and can lead to larger health problems.

Marci Goolsby
Sports Medicine Physician

Heidi Skolnik
Certified Dietitian Nutritionist

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Nutrition for Kids: Ways to Encourage Healthy Eating at Home

Developing good eating habits in childhood sets the stage to keep them for a lifetime. Try these ideas from HSS clinical nutritionist Laura Gibofsky.

Laura Gibofsky
Registered Dietitian

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Are Flat Feet and Toe Walking Common in Young Kids?

Is the way your child sits, stands or walks worrying you? HSS pediatric orthopedic surgeon Emily Dodwell shares her research findings highlighting what’s normal and what’s not.

Emily R. Dodwell
Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Eating for Energy

HSS registered dietitian Danna Raphael offers a guide to keeping your engine humming throughout the day.

Danna Raphael
Registered Dietitian

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6 Tips for Healthy Summer Eating

Barbecues, vacations and cocktails don’t have to tank your diet. HSS registered dietitian Laura Gibofsky offers simple ideas to help you enjoy the season while keeping your nutritional needs on track.

Laura Gibofsky
Registered Dietitian

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The Dos and Don'ts of Caring for Your Feet

With people relying on their feet a lot more each day, knowing how to properly care for them is important. Here are 5 tips to help you do just that.

Rock Positano and Rock CJay Positano
Non-surgical Foot and Ankle Physicians

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Resources for Families with Young Children at Home

Learn ways to engage with your children and promote healthy growth and development.

HSS Pediatric Rehabilitation

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Can Capsaicin Cream Help Joint Pain?

The active ingredient in chili peppers, capsaicin, is known for its many medicinal properties. But can it help ease joint pain?

Ted Fields
Rheumatologist

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8 Stretches You Can Do on the Couch

These seated stretches from HSS Brooklyn rehabilitation and performance expert Asma Mohammadi can get your blood flowing again and work out the kinks from too much couch time.

Asma Mohammadi
Physical Therapist

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Why Vitamin D Is Important and How to Know If You Need More

You’ve probably heard that vitamin D is important. But what does it do in the body? And how do you know if you need more of it? Find out from HSS bone health expert Marci Goolsby.

Marci Goolsby
Sports Medicine Physician

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Ice or Heat: What’s Best for Your Pain?

Sports medicine expert David Wang shares guidelines to help you figure out which to use when.

David A. Wang
Sports Medicine Physician

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10 Tips for Managing Arthritis from Home

Managing arthritis can be hard but with these 10 tips from HSS it doesn't have to be.

Geoffrey H. Westrich
Orthopedic Surgeon

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PT or OT? Choosing the Best Therapy for Hand Disorders

The function of the hand is very important in our daily lives. Learn more about how hand therapy is critical to recovery and regaining function after injury.

Nick Maroldi
Physical Therapist

Samir K. Trehan
Orthopedic Surgeon

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How Much Do You Know About Bone Health?

Take our quiz to test your knowledge of bone health.

Emily Margaret Stein
Endocrinologist

Image - Advice on Custom Orthotics from Nonsurgical Foot Specialists
Advice on Custom Orthotics from Nonsurgical Foot Specialists

Prescription orthotics can help ease pressure and stress on the foot and improve your ability to walk or play sports you love. Here’s what to know.

Rock Positano and Rock CJay Positano
Non-surgical Foot and Ankle Physicians

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10 Stretches to Do Before Bed to Improve Your Sleep

Stretching at night can help you fall asleep faster and avoid sleep-related pain. HSS physical therapists Anna Ribaudo and Sheena Alva have 10 stretches to try.

Anna Ribaudo
Physical Therapist

Sheena Alva
Physical Therapist

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8 Tips for Balancing Arthritis Pain with Household Chores

Follow these tips to help you get through the day with less arthritis pain.

HSS Rehabilitation

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5 Things You Should Know about Sleep and Low Back Pain

What’s the best sleep position for low back pain? How much does your mattress matter?

Robert Griffin
Pain Management Physician

Image - Slipped on the Ice? How to Know If Your Injury Is Serious
Slipped on the Ice? How to Know If Your Injury Is Serious

In many parts of the country, winter means icy roads and sidewalks. And with ice comes the increased risk of falling and hurting yourself. James Robinson, MD, a primary sports medicine physician at HSS, offers this advice about treating your winter injuries.

James Robinson
Sports Medicine Physician

Image - 10 Ways to Boost Your Energy During the Winter
10 Ways to Boost Your Energy During the Winter

Don’t let dark, cold days bring you down. Try these tips to put a little more pep in your step.

Jason Mayerhofer
Physical Therapist

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