• Winter Sports After Joint Replacement | Snowshoeing

    Winter Sports After Joint Replacement

    It’s winter in Central New York. That means outdoor sports enthusiasts are skiing instead of golfing and skating instead swimming.  For patients who have recently undergone a joint replacement surgery, the transition may not be as easy as replacing one sport with another. The Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists’ (SOS) Joint Replacement Experts caution their patients about high impact winter sports, such as skiing and snowboarding, and counsel individual patients based on their unique factors, but i

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  • Courting Safety and Avoiding Stress Fractures

    Courting Safety and Avoiding Stress Fractures

    Basketball season is fully underway - professional, collegiate and high school. Central New Yorkers are cheering for the Orange and local high school rivalries are heating up. Everyone at Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists (SOS) shares the excitement. For the members of the SOS Sports Medicine Team, their focus is also on injury prevention and treatment in basketball players at all levels. SOS is a proud member of the American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine (AOSSM )., In a recent period

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  • 2017 SOS and SOS PLUS Holiday Hours

    2017 SOS and SOS PLUS Holiday Hours

    SOS wishes you and your family a happy holiday season. Please note the change in our hours for SOS and SOS PLUS during the holiday season. Friday December 22ndSOS Open 8AM-12PMSOS PLUS Open 5:00PM-8:30PM Saturday December 23rdSOS PLUS Open 10AM-2PM Sunday December 24thAll Offices Closed Monday December 25thAll Offices Closed Tuesday December 26thAll Offices Open Friday December 29thAll Offices Open and SOS PLUS Open 5:00PM-8:30PM Saturday December 30thSOS PLUS Open 10AM-2PM Sunday De

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  • Stephanie Hook

    SOS Podiatrist Stephanie Hook Named Podiatry Division Chief at Upstate Community Campus

    Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists (SOS) is pleased to announce that Stephanie Hook, DPM, a member of the SOS Foot and Ankle team, has been appointed the Podiatry Division Chief at Upstate Community Campus. Dr. Hook, who joined SOS in 2016, is also a member of the Acute Limb Salvage team at St. Joseph’s Hospital. She sees patients at all three major area hospitals, including Upstate Community Campus, Crouse Hospital and St. Joseph’s Center, in addition to patient interactions at SOS sites. “I a

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  • Wrapping a Healthy Holiday

    Wrapping a Healthy Holiday

    Ah, tis the season for gift giving and sending holiday greetings.  For some, the hassles of gift giving are in the shopping  - the parking, the lines, just missing the last perfect gift!  Others, however, face hassles and pain when the gifts are home and ready to wrap. Gift wrapping seems like a fun, harmless activity after the bustle of shopping. What could be more fun that wrapping a surprise in colorful paper and ribbons?  Likewise, who doesn’t enjoy writing notes to faraway friends to upda

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