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  • Healthy, Not Hurting Hands this Halloween

    Healthy, Not Hurting Hands this Halloween

    With Halloween just around the corner, people are preparing for an annual surgical strike on pumpkins, carving the gourds to spook or surprise trick-or-treaters and visitors. What used to be a simple task of cutting simple triangles to make a jack-o-lantern has transformed into an artistic feat for some. Although making a pumpkin into a piece of art is festive and fun, there are risks to handling the sharp knives and cutting tools. To prevent hand injuries, the American Society of Surgery of t

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  • SOS Joins our Central New York neighbors to support the United Way of CNY Community Campaign

    SOS Joins our Central New York neighbors to support the United Way of CNY Community Campaign

    Every year in October, SOS proudly joins our Central New York neighbors to support the United Way of CNY Community Campaign. Last year, we raised $17,164, which was the largest in SOS’s campaign history! Why support the United Way of CNY? Because when we support them, we’re helping to create a community where everyone has the opportunity to realize a quality education, financial stability, good health and basic needs. The United Way addresses important community issues in the areas of overcom

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  • Free Community Health Forum - Latest Advances in the Treatment of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

    Free Community Health Forum - Latest Advances in the Treatment of Lumbar Spinal Stenosis

    As we age, the spine changes, often leading to a degeneration of the vertebrae (bones), discs, muscles and ligaments (connective tissues) that together make up the spinal column. These changes lead to spinal stenosis, which is the narrowing of the spinal canal. As the spinal canal narrows, it puts pressure on the spinal cord and spinal nerve roots. Join SOS spine surgeon Justin Iorio, MD, on Wednesday, Oct. 18, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., to learn more about the latest surgical and non-operative op

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  • FREE Community Health Forum- Latest Advances in Total Joint Replacement

    FREE Community Health Forum- Latest Advances in Total Joint Replacement

    Suffering from hip or knee pain – or know someone who is? Join Crouse Health and SOS to learn more about the latest advancements and treatments in orthopedic care and surgery from two of the area’s leading Fellowship-trained orthopedic specialists. Tim Izant, MD, chief of orthopedics at Crouse Hospital and partner at Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists, and Kevin Kopko, MD, partner at Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists, will present the latest surgical and non-surgical options in orthopedic care. T

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  • Family Practice Associates & Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists Announce New Office Location to Open in Liverpool

    Family Practice Associates & Syracuse Orthopedic Specialists Announce New Office Location to Open in Liverpool

    Family Practice Associates (FPA) recently announced it will be opening a new office facility in Liverpool this October. FPA is a group comprised of primary care physicians, physician assistants and nurse practitioners who deliver personalized medical care. FPA will relocate to a new office facility on the second floor of 8324 Oswego Road in Liverpool. FPA will combine its current offices in Liverpool and Baldwinsville into this new location. “The FPA physicians and staff are thrilled about th

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