The Dermatologist Celebrities Have on Speed Dial Opens a Groundbreaking Wellness Space in New York

This article originally appeared in Vogue on April 25, 2018. by Katie Branch Inside New York Dermatology Group’s new integral health and wellness wing—a stunning, all-white space spanning 7,000 square feet on the second floor, replete with custom-made treatment rooms that look like futuristic pods—it is completely silent. A refuge of sorts from the fumes and fuss that fill Fifth …

International consensus meeting led to insight on ankle cartilage treatments

This article appeared in Orthopedics Today, February 2018 Ankle cartilage surgeons from around the world collaborated at the International Consensus Meeting on Cartilage Repair of the Ankle, where they discussed and debated the best ways to treat ankle cartilage injuries and ultimately established a consensus to which all orthopedic surgeons can refer. “We definitely have more insight on evidence-based approaches …

How Skiing Can Harm Your Foot & Ankle

How Skiing Can Harm Your Foot & Ankle Skiing is a great way to spend time with family and get exercise during those cold winter months. It’s also good for your body, helping strengthen bones, joints and muscles, boosting your mood, increasing cardiovascular endurance, and improving balance and flexibility. However, as with any sport, there is a chance of injury. …

Five Causes of Ankle Sprains that We See in Winter

Five Causes of Ankle Sprains that We See in Winter Ever wonder about the injury behind the cast when you see someone with one – was it a biking accident, skiing, sky diving? Well, some injuries are actually the result of innocuous actions – like slipping on a bit of mud or stepping off a curb wrong. Here are the …

How to Prevent Marathon Injuries, Part 3

PART 3 Welcome to Part Three of our three part series on common running injuries, injury prevention and treatment. The following article discusses stress fractures that commonly occur in the lower extremity; more specifically the shin (tibia) and foot. As noted in the last article on ankle injuries the lower extremity experiences forces of between 9 and 13 times one’s …

How to Prevent Marathon Injuries, Part 2

PART 2 Welcome to Part Two of our three part series on common running injuries, injury prevention and treatment. The following article discusses injuries that commonly occur in the runner’s ankle. The runner’s ankle experiences forces between 9 and 13 times the runner’s body weight and therefore proper form and equipment are necessary in order to avoid the following injuries. …

Dr. John G. Kennedy Honored by Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland

Dr. Kennedy has been given the honor by the Royal College of Surgeons in Dublin, Ireland, to become a Fellow Ad Eundem of The Faculty of Sports and Exercise Medicine John G. Kennedy, MDDr. Kennedy is currently the clinical director of the running clinic at Hospital for Special Surgery. He graduated from Royal College of Surgeons in 1989 and has …

How to Prevent Marathon Injuries, Part 1

PART 1 I hope this three part article series finds its way into your hands before your feet complete those 26.2 miles and cross the finish line. If you have managed to stay healthy throughout your pre-race training or only had to battle a few roadblocks, you can already consider yourself a winner. However, if you are one of the …

Society meets to gain international consensus on ankle cartilage injury repair

Consensus will help clinicians provide appropriate treatment of ankle articular cartilage injuries. Orthopedics Today, October 2017 Injuries to the ankle cartilage are common and difficult to treat. To standardize the diagnosis and care of patients with ankle cartilage injuries, the International Society on Cartilage Repair of the Ankle will hold the International Consensus Meeting on Cartilage Repair of the Ankle …

Sheldon Rankins’ Injury Prognosis is Typically Positive, Which is Good News for the Saints

SB Nation’s Canal Street Chronicles—August 17, 2016 SB Nation’s Canal Street Chronicles writer, John Hendrix, reports on New Orleans Saints’ defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins and his recent fibular fracture. John G. Kennedy, MD, a foot and ankle surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery, comments on this type of injury: “Typically a fibular fracture is treated with screws and plates, which …