Hospital for Special Surgery - Archive (Pediatrics)

2019
March
20,
2019
Orthopedics This Week reports on new research presented by Peter D. Fabricant, MD, MPH, pediatric orthopedic surgeon at HSS, which looked at back pain and its effects on children and adolescents. "Back pain is common in children and adolescents, a...
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March
12,
2019
HealthDay reports that one third of U.S. kids have back pain, based on a new study being presented at AAOS."We see a lot of kids who have pain from overuse injuries or joint pain from playing sports," says Peter D. Fabricant, MD, MPH, pediatric ortho...
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February
19,
2019
CBS New Yorkreports that the HSS Adaptive Sports Academy hosted a trip to Windham Mountain for patients with cerebral palsy and other conditions. Physicians traded in their scrubs for the day for ski gear to share in their patients' accomplishments.N...
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January
14,
2019
Crain's New York Business features photos from the 'Waves of Fun' festival hosted by the Lerner Children's Pavilion at HSS. The benefit raised over $1.2 milion for pediatrics. This appeared in the January 14-27, 2019 print issue. ...
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January
09,
2019
Stroller Traffic interviews Emily R. Dodwell, MD, MPH, FRCSC, pediatric orthopedic surgeon at HSS, on the safest ways to swaddle your newborn baby. While swaddling has been shown to reduce crying and promote sleep, it could harm an infant's hips if n...
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January
01,
2019
WAG Magazine features photos from the Waves of Fun Festival where guests enjoyed an afternoon of entertainment, activities and special tours of 'National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey'. This appeared in the January 2019 print issue. ...
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2018
December
28,
2018
Palm Beach Society features photos from the Waves of Fun Festival which raised over $1.2 million for pediatric care and research. The event was hosted by the HSS Pediatric Council. This appeared in the December 28, 2018 - January 2, 2019 print iss...
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December
12,
2018
New York Social Diary features photos from the Waves of Fun Festival hosted by the Lerner Children's Pavilion at HSS on December 1. The event raised over $1.2 million for pediatric care and research. View the photos at NewYorkSocialDiary.com (scro...
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November
28,
2018
RadioMD publishes a bylined article from Emily R. Dodwell, MD, MPH, FRCSC, pediatric orthopedic surgeon at HSS, on how to swaddle a baby safely.  Dr. Dodwell explains that while swaddling can help reduce crying and promote sleep, incorrect swaddling...
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September
01,
2018
Healthcare Design featured recent renovations in the Ezra Abraham Foundation Activity Room at the HSS Lerner Children's Pavilion. According to the article, the room was redesigned so it could appeal to patients of different ages, abilities and degre...
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August
24,
2018
Long Beach Herald reported that the Adaptive Sports Academy at the HSS Lerner Children's Pavilion recently hosted a surfing trip for young patients with physical disabilities.   According to the article, the trip aimed to build self-confidence, enco...
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August
22,
2018
CBS New York reported that the Adaptive Sports Academy at HSS hosted a surfing trip for pediatric patients with physical disabilities in Long Beach, Long Island. HSS physical therapist Bridget A. Assip PT, DPT, PCS, who was on-site during the event,...
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August
17,
2018
Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) made a splash this week with a surfing trip for young patients. Giving new meaning to the term "patient care," the Adaptive Sports Academy at Lerner Children’s Pavilion at HSS treated 12 patients, along with some of...
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August
15,
2018
In a Fox 5 New York segment, the Adaptive Sports Academy at HSS hosted an adaptive surfing day in Long Beach, Long Island for pediatric patients. Patients and parents alike enjoyed the change of environment from their day-to-day physical therapy. "...
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August
15,
2018
Newsday reported that the Adaptive Sports Academy at HSS hosted an adaptive surfing day in Long Beach, Long Island for pediatric patients with physical disabilities. HSS physical therapist Bridget A. Assip PT, DPT, PCS, who was on-site during the ev...
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August
14,
2018
CBS New York reported that the Adaptive Sports Academy at HSS and Endeavor Therapeutic Horsemanship hosted a horseback riding day for pediatric patients in Mount Kisco, NY. According to the segment, horse therapy has a multitude of medical benefits ...
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August
01,
2018
Fifteen patients from Hospital for Special Surgery’s Lerner Children’s Pavilion were riding high in July when they were treated to a therapeutic horseback riding trip. The young people, who receive medical care or rehabilitation services for cerebral...
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July
10,
2018
NY1 reported that Mr. Met visited pediatric patients at HSS to brighten their spirits. After meeting Mr. Met, patient Tamar Berkowitz-Henkin said that he is good at making people happy and the Hospital is a good place to have him around. This segme...
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June
27,
2018
NY1 health reporter Erin Billups continues her segment on ACL tears in the adolescent population with this second part focused on prevention. This clip features Danielle Svantner, HSS patient of Daniel W. Green, MD, MS, FAAP, FACS, and Frank A. Corda...
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June
26,
2018
New York Daily News featured the results of U.S. News & World Report's "Best Children's Hospitals" rankings. The Lerner Children's Pavilion at Hospital for Special Surgery was listed as one of the seven ranked New York-area hospitals. Read the artic...
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June
16,
2018
Centennial Media's Parenting special edition featured Magdalena Oledzka PT, DPT, MBA, PCS, c/NDT, director of CA Technologies Rehabilitation Center at HSS Lerner's Children's Pavilion, in an article about the importance of physical activity for child...
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May
16,
2018
NY1 reported that members of the Wounded Warriors Amputee Softball Team visited pediatric patients at HSS offering words of encouragement. Patient Christopher Schrieks said meeting the veterans gave him a "boost of confidence" as he hopes to join th...
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April
02,
2018
In a collaborative effort with Weill Cornell Medicine, HSS rheumatologist Karen Brandt Onel, MD, identified an effective treatment for children with systemic onset juvenile arthritis. "When I first started, these were the hardest children to treat. ...
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April
01,
2018
Greenwich Magazine featured photos from the benefit to support the HSS Lerner Children's Pavilion which celebrated its fifth anniversary.  The benefit took place at the Rainbow Room in Manhattan and included a special performance from the Chris No...
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February
21,
2018
Register-Star featured the HSS Adaptive Sports Academy in an article about a recent ski trip to Windham Mountain Resort with pediatric patients and their families. According to the article, most of the patients who attended have cerebral palsy or oth...
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February
19,
2018
CBS New York highlighted an adaptive skiing day at Windham Mountain Resort for patients with cerebral palsy, hosted by the Adaptive Sports Academy. Although cerebral palsy typically affects muscle coordination, the children were able to ski with the ...
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February
16,
2018
Some young people with cerebral palsy and other conditions exceeded their own expectations during a ski trip to Windham Mountain on February 15. The Adaptive Sports Academy at New York City’s Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) sponsored the trip for ...
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February
14,
2018
WABC reports that Sesame Street characters made a special visit to pediatric patients at HSS to help celebrate Valentine's Day. Elmo and Grover met patients, some with cerebral palsy, and made crafts to celebrate friendship, sharing and inclusivity....
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February
10,
2018
CBS Baltimore reported on a visit from Sesame Street characters Elmo and Grover who surprised pediatric patients at the HSS Lerner Children's Pavilion. According to the segment, HSS partnered with the Garden of Dreams Foundation, an organization that...
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January
24,
2018
Newsday featured the results of the U.S. News & World Report rankings for best hospitals focusing on pediatric care. Hospital for Special Surgery was listed as one of the nine New York-area hospitals nationally ranked. Read the full article at newsd...
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