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HSS Health Connection

For more than 20 years, HSS has published Health Connection, which provides practical information to help people prevent and manage muscle and bone conditions and improve overall health. Issues are available in English and Spanish.

Quarterly, we issue Health Connection Fast Facts, a series of concise articles that keep you up to date on the latest health trends. View our Fast Facts in the tab below.


Current Issue: Keeping the Hand and Upper Extremity Healthy

The upper extremity is made up of the hand, wrist, arm, elbow and shoulder. This area is a subspecialty in orthopedics because it contains some of the most complex musculoskeletal structures in the body. The joints, bones, nerves and soft tissue can be impacted by a myriad of overuse conditions, degenerative disorders and acute injuries.

Woman with wrist pain in front of laptop

In this issue, our hand doctors and specialists explain hand and upper extremity anatomy, issues, sports injury prevention and more.

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Past Issues of Health Connection

Previous issues are in PDF and were made for mainly print distribution prior to 2020.

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