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Medical information (PDFs)

  • Achilles Tendon Repair
    Post-operative instructions.

  • Ankle Arthroscopic Surgery
    Post-operative instructions.

  • Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) Reconstruction
    Rehabilitation protocol following surgery.

  • Bunion Correction (Chevron Osteotomy)
    Post-operative instructions. The chevron osteotomy procedure is used to correct less severe bunion deformities.

  • Bunion Correction (Proximal Osteotomy)
    Post-operative instructions. The proximal osteotomy procedure is used to correct more severe bunion deformities.

  • Concussion Fact Sheet
    This 1 page information sheet summarizes the diagnosis and treatment of concussions in performers. From the Harkness Center for Dance Injuries.

  • Concussions - Information for Performers
    Within the fields of sports and performing arts medicine, the incidence and treatment of concussion has become an increasingly important topic. Learn more about concussions in performers, including signs and symptoms, management and safe return to performance. This 3 page monograph is from Dance USA.

  • Hallux (Great Toe) Cheilectomy
    Post-operative instructions. The cheilectomy procedure is used to correct arthritis and bone spurs of the great toe. For more information on this condition, see this fact sheet.

  • Knee Arthroscopic Surgery
    Post-operative instructions.

  • Morton's (Interdigital) Neuroma
    Post-operative instructions. This procedure is used to remove an enlarged and inflamed nerve in the webspace between the third and fourth toes. For more information on this condition, see this fact sheet.

  • Out-Patient Surgery Instructions
    These instructions are intended to prepare patients for out-patient surgery at NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases ("Ambulatory Surgery"), Tisch Hospital-NYU Langone Medical Center ("Day Surgery"), and NYU Langone Medical Center Outpatient Surgery. They include pre-operative and post-operative instructions, and information about pre-authorization of surgical procedures.

  • Returning to Play for Musicians: Playing Schedule
    Information on how musicians should return to playing their instrument after an overuse injury, including a recommended playing schedule.

  • When Can I Start Pointe Work?
    Article written by Dr. Weiss for medical professionals, dance educators, parents and dance students which provides guidance regarding the age at which a student should begin pointe work.

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