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HSS Health Connection

The Health Connection newsletter provides practical information to help prevent and manage orthopedic or rheumatic health conditions. It has been a service to patients as well as the general public for over 20 years. Our articles are vetted by the same HSS doctors and specialists that provide exceptional care and expertise to patients from around the world.

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.

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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.

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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.

Health Connection Fast Facts

These articles provide fast, current and accurate musculoskeletal and general health information that's relevant and easy to digest.

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

Past issues of Health Connection Fast Facts are available upon request. Please email us at pped@hss.edu.

 

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