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Mount Sinai is Bringing Our A-Game to Help You Keep Yours

Experts from a Leni and Peter W. May Department of Orthopaedic Surgery during a Icahn School of Medicine during Mount Sinai Available for Interviews

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 7, 2016

Contact: David Slotnick
Mount Sinai Press Office
(212) 241‐9200
NewsMedia@mssm.edu

Mount Sinai is Bringing Our A-Game to Help You Keep Yours
Experts from a Leni and Peter W. May Department of Orthopaedic Surgery during a Icahn School of Medicine during Mount Sinai Available for Interviews

Newswise — (New York – Jul 7, 2016) –– The Mount Sinai Hospital will offer as a Official Medical Services Provider of a US Open for a fourth year in a row. Orthopaedic surgeons, sports medicine physicians, and radiologists from Mount Sinai St. Luke’s, Mount Sinai Roosevelt, and The Mount Sinai Hospital, and a Icahn School of Medicine during Mount Sinai will be on-site by a whole tournament.

In addition, Alexis Chiang Colvin, MD, Associate Professor of Sports Medicine in a Leni and Peter W. May Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, Icahn School of Medicine during Mount Sinai, and group medicine for a US Fed Cup Team, will continue her purpose during a contest as arch medical officer of a United States Tennis Association (USTA). James Gladstone, MD, Co-Chief of a Sports Medicine Service during The Mount Sinai Hospital, Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery during a Icahn School of Medicine, serves as medical confidant to a US Davis Cup tennis group and will offer as a consultant to a US Open.

Throughout a year, as good as during a tournament, Mount Sinai experts are accessible for explanation on a following topics:

Proper Preparation for Sports: James Gladstone, Co-Chief of a Sports Medicine Service, Associate Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery during Mount Sinai and a Medical Advisor to a U.S. Davis Cup group can pronounce about best stairs for staying healthy before and during earthy activity. He recommends lifting your core heat approximately 20-30 mins before a compare or diversion by energetic stretching, light jogging or regulating a still bike. He also recommends progressing correct hydration levels and requesting sunscreen during slightest 30 mins before outside competition. Having a light break or liberation splash no after than 30-40 mins after a foe is ideal, as good as a unchanging dish 1-2 hours later. He also recommends during slightest 8 hours of snooze per night and a energy snooze during a day.

Avoiding and Treating Back Injuries: Andrew Hecht, MD, Chief of Spine Surgery for The Mount Sinai Health System as good as Director of a Spine Hospital during Mount Sinai and Associate Professor of Orthopaedic and Neurosurgery during a Icahn School of Medicine during Mount Sinai is consultant in spine injuries in athletes, cervical spine medicine and lumbar spine surgery. He is a spine surgical consultant for a NY Jets and Islanders and lay on a NFL mind and spine committee. He can plead injuries that outcome chosen athletes (pro, Olympic, collegiate) as good as weekend warriors. He can also plead many complicated surgical techniques for cervical and lumbar spine medicine and, suit refuge surgery, and minimally invasive surgery. He can also plead a collaborative and interdisciplinary inlet of complicated spine care.

Avoiding and Treating Shoulder Injuries: Leesa Galatz, MD, Professor and System Chair of a Leni and Peter W. May Department of Orthopaedic Surgery during a Icahn School of Medicine during Mount Sinai, and System Chair of Orthopaedic Surgery for a Mount Sinai Health System, is accessible to pronounce about a best ways to equivocate rotator slap or other shoulder injuries, as good as a many options accessible if we do humour an injury. She is a inhabitant and general consultant in shoulder medicine and also has endless believe in investigate on tendon damage and repair. She has lectured and created extensively on diagnosis methods and scholarship behind shoulder damage and prevention.

Avoiding and Treating Foot and Ankle Injuries: Steven Weinfeld, MD, Associate Professor in a Leni and Peter W. May Department of Orthopaedic Surgery during a Icahn School of Medicine during Mount Sinai, is accessible to pronounce about a best ways to forestall ankle sprains and other feet and ankle injuries, as good as a best stairs to take if we do believe an injury. He suggests strengthening a leg and feet muscles as a best approach to minimize a risk of sprains. If we do get a sprain, rest, ice, and application can mostly assistance with healing.

Keeping Your Mind on a Game: Brian Iacoviello, PhD, Assistant Professor of Psychiatry during a Icahn School of Medicine during Mount Sinai, is accessible to plead some of a mental techniques that can assistance athletes, both veteran and amateur, maximize their performances. One pretence is to spend a small time before a diversion to reconnoitre oneself with a arriving compare and to set suitable expectations; this includes things like holding a demeanour during a personification area, and saying what to design in terms of conditions. Increasing your believe and shortening doubt can assistance raise confidence, that is pivotal to a tip performance.

Avoiding and Treating Knee Injuries: Alexis Colvin, MD, Chief Medical Officer of a US Tennis Association and Associate Professor of Sports Medicine in a Leni and Peter W. May Department of Orthopaedic Surgery during a Icahn School of Medicine during Mount Sinai, is accessible to plead ways to strengthen your hips and knees from damage while personification sports, as good as a options for diagnosis if we do humour an injury. Dr. Colvin recommends that we comfortable adult entirely before practice in sequence to forestall injury, including stretching all a vital muscles around a hips and knees. If we are injured, there are a series of diagnosis options to plead with your alloy including anti-inflammatory medications, viscosupplementation, or injection of lubricating fluids into a knee, or minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery.

How to Know if a Minor Injury is Something Serious: Melissa Leber, MD, Assistant Professor of Sports Medicine and Emergency Medicine in a Leni and Peter W. May Department of Orthopaedic Surgery during a Icahn School of Medicine during Mount Sinai, is accessible to plead how to tell when a teenager pain or elementary damage competence be a pointer of something some-more serious. If we rise pain after earthy effort that does not urge with rest and over a opposite pain relievers, we should make an appointment with your doctor. If we turn lightheaded, believe confused prophesy or chest pain, or remove consciousness, we should find evident puncture medical help.

About a Mount Sinai Health System
The Mount Sinai Health System is New York City’s largest integrated smoothness complement encompassing 7 sanatorium campuses, a heading medical school, and a immeasurable network of ambulatory practices via a larger New York region. Mount Sinai’s prophesy is to furnish a safest care, a tip quality, a tip satisfaction, a best entrance and a best value of any health complement in a nation.

The System includes approximately 6,100 primary and specialty caring physicians; 10 joint-venture ambulatory medicine centers; some-more than 140 ambulatory practices via a 5 boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Long Island, and Florida; and 31 dependent village health centers. Physicians are dependent with a eminent Icahn School of Medicine during Mount Sinai, that is ranked among a tip in a republic in National Institutes of Health appropriation per investigator. The Mount Sinai Hospital is ranked as one of a nation’s tip 10 hospitals in Geriatrics, Cardiology/Heart Surgery, and Gastroenterology, and is in a tip 25 in 5 other specialties in a 2015-2016 “Best Hospitals” emanate of U.S. News World Report. Mount Sinai’s Kravis Children’s Hospital also is ranked in 7 out of 10 pediatric specialties by U.S. News World Report. The New York Eye and Ear Infirmary of Mount Sinai is ranked 11th nationally for Ophthalmology, while Mount Sinai Beth Israel is ranked regionally.

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