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Building Healthy Bones
In the U.S. today, an estimated 10 million individuals have osteoporosis and another 34 million have low bone density, which places them at increased risk for osteoporosis and broken bones. Osteoporosis education can help you make choices to build, maintain and protect your bones for life. In this webinar, expert clinicians discuss bone health topics including secondary osteoporosis and the importance of nutrition and physical activity. Topics include:
- Secondary Osteoporosis
Panagiota Andreopoulou, MD
- Can You Get the Nutrition Without the Supplements
Dana Pitman, MS, RD, CDN
4th Annual Bone Health Education Seminar: Healthy Bones Build Them for Life
Hospital for Special Surgery sponsored our 4th Annual Bone Health Education Seminar. This community symposium was developed to bring together leading experts to provide an overview of vitamin D, updates on getting vitamin D in your diet through nutrition as well as physical activity for healthy bones. Topics include:
- An Overview of Vitamin D
Panagiota Andreopoulou, MD
- Nutrition and Vitamin D
Deborah McInerney, MS, RD, CDN
- Exercise for Healthy Bones
Rupali Joshi, PT, MEd, PhD
Family Caregivers and Health Care Team: A Challenging Partnership
View our new webinar discussing the partnership between family caregivers and the health care team.
Honoring Lupus Heroes
Join us in this webinar recognizing lupus heroes.
Lupus Care: The Past, the Present and the Future
Join Michael D. Lockshin, MD, as he discusses issues relevant to lupus care, treatment, and those affected by the disease in an engaging program brought to you by the HSS Department of Social Work Programs.
Advances in Lupus Research: Spotlight on Treatment Webinar
HSS hosted a live webinar, sponsored by the Lupus Foundation of America, which discussed the advances in lupus research. This program was led by Susan Manzi, MD, from Allegheny General Hospital and HSS’s experts Michael D. Lockshin, MD and Jane E. Salmon, MD. An overview of lupus and discussion about current and future therapeutic treatment options are featured in this webinar.
Living with Osteoarthritis Seminar
Osteoarthritis (OA) is the most common type of arthritis in the United States, with nearly 27 million people affected by it. For people living with OA, pain and stiffness can affect activities associated with daily living. In conjunction with medical treatment, self-management of symptoms is very important. This program brings together HSS clinicians to discuss the importance of physical activity and common treatments used in the treatment of osteoarthritis. Topics incluse:
- Osteoarthritis and Current Treatment Options
Danyal H. Nawabi, MD
- Physical Activity for Bone and Joint Health
Lauren Piljic, PT, DPT
13th Annual Charles L. Christian Symposium: Today’s Options for Osteoarthritis Management
Today, an estimated 27 million Americans live with osteoarthritis (OA). OA is one of the oldest and most common types of arthritis. This symposium was developed to provide an overview of the progress made in osteoarthritis treatments and pain management. Viewers will be empowered to take control of the disease by learning about the many ways to self-manage their arthritis. Topics incluse:
- Non-Operative Treatment of Osteoarthritis
Lisa C. Vasanth, MD, MS
- Arthritis Basics for Change (ABC) of Osteoarthritis
Lynn Crimando, MA, ERYT-500
- Yoga and Meditation for Wellness
11th Annual Charles L. Christian Symposium: Today’s Options for Osteoarthritis Management
Hospital for Special Surgery and the Arthritis Foundation cosponsored the 11th Annual Charles L. Christian Symposium: Today’s Options for Osteoarthritis Management. This community symposium was developed to bring together leading experts to provide an overview of osteoarthritis, tips on pain management techniques, options for physical therapy and exercise as well as an overview of the progress made in osteoarthritis research in addition to a presentation on nutrition and osteoarthritis. Topics include:
- Non-Surgical Options for Osteoarthritis
Lisa C. Vasanth, MD, MS
- Pain Management: How to Take the Ache Out of Arthritis
M. Carrington Reid, MD, PhD
- Exercise and Physical Activity
Matthew Titmuss, PT, DPT
- Nutrition and Arthritis
Sotiria Everett, MS, RD, CDN, CSSD
Pain & Stress Management
Pain and stress can greatly impact someone’s life, causing numerous physical and emotional difficulties. It can impact simple activities of daily living, such as getting dressed and enjoying meals, to more complex issues, such as walking and moving from one place to another. While there are a large number of individuals who suffer from pain and stress, there are also many techniques, such as exercise, medications and mind-body approaches, that can aid in managing the pain and stress someone is experiencing.
A Guided Meditation
Participate in a deep relaxation and guided visualization session which will leave you feeling calm and restored in just a few short minutes. Facilitated by Nancy O’Brien, certified Integral Yoga Hatha I, Hatha II, and Restorative Yoga teacher.
Essentials in Managing Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA): Fatigue, Nutrition, Joint Protection and Treatments
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is a chronic condition that affects the whole body, but especially causes inflammation and damage to the joints. Advances in research continue to provide information about treatments, RA’s effect on the body and how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. HSS clinicians will discuss essential information about fatigue management, nutrition guidelines, joint protection and current and new treatment options for RA.
- Current and New Treatment Options
Vivian P. Bykerk, BSc, MD, FRCPC
- Nutrition and RA
Dana Pitman, MS, RD, CDN
- Fatigue in RA
Susan Goodman, MD
- Protecting Your Joints
John Indalecio, MS, OTR/L, CHT
Strategies for the Marathon Runner – Keeping You on Your Feet and Through the Finish Line
If you’re a marathon runner or perhaps just considering the challenge, it is important to understand how to safely and effectively train your body in order to stay out of the doctor’s office, on your feet and through the finish line. Hospital for Special Surgery, Official Hospital of NYRR for the ING New York City Marathon, is pleased to host this co-sponsored Learning Series event where attendees will:
- Learn to identify and avoid common running injuries
- Understand proper running mechanics
- See how strength training can improve running performance
- Discover essential nutrition habits for marathon runners.
Safe and Effective Training: Tips for the Novice Marathon RunnerIf you’re a novice marathon runner or perhaps just considering the challenge, it is important to understand how to safely and effectively train your body in order to stay out of the doctor’s office and in the race. This event, co-sponsored by NYRR, was led by top HSS physicians, physical therapists, and nutritionists. Learn how to identify and avoid common running injuries, prevent stress fractures and other bone issues, assess and improve your running form, and how to fuel your body during training and race day.
Part I - Gearing up for the Marathon
Watch five HSS experts discuss designing a healthy running plan, common injuries and how to prevent them, bone health, stress fractures, and proper nutrition. Geared toward both first-time and veteran marathon runners, these video presentations, from our June 2011 event, will help you prepare to tackle those 26.2 miles! These presentations are also available for downloads an audio podcast. These programs are co-sponsored by NYRR.
Part II - Optimizing the Last Month
This program is designed for marathon runners who want to optimize their last month of training. HSS, an Orthopedic Consultant to NYRR for the ING New York City Marathon, hosted this Learning Series event to provide tips on creating a tapering plan, race day nutrition, and managing aches and pains. Led by physicians, an exercise physiologist and a sports nutritionist, the program guides both first-time and experienced marathoners through their crucial last month of marathon training. These presentations are also available for downloads an audio podcast.