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  • Dr. Todd C. Battaglia, MD, MS

    Couch Potatoes – Spring Back into Exercise!

    BY: DR. TODD C. BATTAGLIA, MD, MS After a long winter, warmer days are finally here again. Many of us are itching to get outside and get a taste of spring by teeing up for a round of golf or jogging a few miles. But you can't go straight from zero to sixty – don't be so eager and excited that you overdo it. While you can't make drastic changes in just a few weeks, it is possible to get back on the workout track in time to enjoy the warmer weather ahead. You need to prepare your body for your

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  • Dr. Seth Greenky

    Dr. Seth Greenky Featured on Medcast 2020: How Do You Know If It's Time To Consider a Joint Replacement?

    Hip or knee pain can impact daily functionality. Dr. Seth Greenky, SOS orthopedic surgeon, discusses when to consider joint replacement. LISTEN TO JOINT REPLACEMENT PODCAST View Full Podcast Details from St. Joseph's Health: https://www.sjhsyr.org/about-us/news-and-media/st-josephs-health-medcast Transcription: Bill Klaproth (Host): Hip joint pain and knee pain may be the result of many unique circumstances for each patient, such as arthritis, injury, inflammation, aging and more. So, how

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  • Support for Nepal news channel 9 syracuse ny

    Support for Nepal

    Update: Thank you to all that called and donated to the telethon on May 5th, we raised $50,532! Thousands of Nepal earthquake survivors need our help. SOS is working with the CNY community to organize a telethon to raise funds. The telethon will air Tuesday May 5th at 5PM on News Channel 9. Tune in to support and donated It is with heartfelt sorrow that the physicians of Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists and the Operation Walk Syracuse Team have been following the tragic developments resul

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  • Celebrating Advancements in Orthopedics: Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists’ One-Day Surgery Center

    Celebrating Advancements in Orthopedics: Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists’ One-Day Surgery Center

    April 2020 marks the one-year anniversary of the new, expanded location of the Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists’ One-Day Surgery Center. “We opened our same-day surgery center in April 2019,” says James Alan Lemley, MD, President of the Surgery Center and Orthopedic Surgeon with Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists. “It’s given us the capability to do things that were previously only available to patients in hospital settings.” Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists has offered outpatient surgery services

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  • St. Joseph’s Health Spine Program with SOS Spine Surgeons Rank #1 in NYS for Lowest Readmission Rates

    St. Joseph’s Health Spine Program with SOS Spine Surgeons Rank #1 in NYS for Lowest Readmission Rates

    We are proud to share St. Joseph’s Health spine program with SOS spine surgeons Dr. Aaron Bianco, Dr. Richard DiStefano, Dr. Justin Iorio, and Dr. Warren Wulff, ranks #1 in New York State for the lowest readmission rates. Readmission rates track the number of patients who experience unplanned readmissions to a hospital after a previous hospital stay.  It is one category of data used to evaluate the quality of care given. The spine program also ranks in the top 50 in the entire country for read

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