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SLAP repair is a surgical procedure used to correct a SLAP tear, which is an injury to the labrum in the shoulder joint. The term SLAP stands for superior labrum from anterior to posterior...


The joint that connects your pelvis and your spinal column is known as the sacroiliac joint. When arthritis affects this area, you may feel a great deal of pain...


The SaeboFlex offers individuals recovering from neurological impairments, such as stroke, stability and assistance in rehabilitation by supporting weakened wrist, hands and fingers...


Sandra Atlas Bass Hearing Aid Dispensary at New Hyde Park

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The Sandra Atlas Bass Heart Hospital at North Shore University Hospital, conveniently located in Manhasset, is a premier destination for cardiac care.


Scar injections are one form of scar removal treatment of keloid scars. Steroids are injected directly into the scar tissue to help decrease the itching, redness and burning sensations that these scars may produce...


The treatment for scoliosis depends on a number of issues, including your age, the extent of curvature in your back, your health history and your history with various medications and treatments...


The Comprehensive Epilepsy Center of the Neuroscience Institute offers a variety of medical and surgical treatment options to control and prevent seizures...


Learn about partial epilepsy treatments at the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, part of the Northwell Health.


Need help navigating the maze of senior services? The Senior Navigator program is a free information, referral and assistance center designed to help older adults and their families find and access services...


Northwell Health recognizes the need for specialized care and treatments for senior citizens. To that end, the health system offers a wide range of senior care services...


Sesamoiditis repair and fixation is the treatment of sesamoiditis, an inflammation in the sesamoid bones of the foot (two pea-shaped bones located in the ball of the foot)...


The SANE Program (Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Program) at Northwell's North Shore University Hospital (NSUH) in Manhasset, Long Island, NY provides victims of rape and sexual assault with expert, confidential medical care and emotional support...


For shortness of breath, the goal at Northwell is to provide the support you need to relieve your symptoms and treat any underlying illness. The palliative care team coordinates your care with your physician or surgeon to manage your treatment in a comprehensive plan...


Shoulder and elbow tendon repair surgeries are procedures that repair one or more torn tendons. A tendon is a tough band of fibrous tissue that connects a muscle to a bone...


Shoulder and elbow tendon repair surgeries are procedures that repair one or more torn tendons.


The team of shoulder and elbow specialists at Northwell includes surgeons, diagnostic radiologists, pathologists, and caring rehabilitation experts. Shoulder and elbow conditions can be treated non-surgically or by utilizing arthroscopy and other minimally invasive techniques...


Shoulder arthroscopy, also referred to as "a shoulder scope," is a minimally invasive surgical procedure used by orthopaedic surgeons to treat various painful disorders of the shoulder such as rotator cuff tendon tears, cartilage disorders, shoulder instability, torn ligaments and bone spurs...


Shoulder decompression is a type of surgery used to correct the painful condition of shoulder impingement. Most often caused by the combination of repetitive activity and aging, shoulder impingement can happen when you raise your arm to shoulder height and the top of your shoulder (acromion) rubs against (impinges) the rotator cuff tendons and the bursae...


Shoulder fracture fixation is a surgical procedure that uses a system of metal instrumentation such as screws, pins, plates and metal frames to internally or externally repair a broken bone in the shoulder...


Shoulder replacement is joint replacement surgery to treat conditions such as arthritis of the shoulder, rotator cuff tear and fracture of the shoulder blade...


A sigmoidoscopy is a diagnostic procedure that allows the doctor to examine the lower one-third of the large intestine. Sigmoidoscopy is helpful in identifying the causes of diarrhea, abdominal pain, constipation, abnormal growths, and bleeding...


Northwell Health’s Significant Other Group, offered through Project Outreach at Zucker Hillside Hospital, is a weekly support group for family members whose lives have been impacted by someone struggling with substance use.


If your doctor suspects you have myasthenia gravis, a chronic disease that causes weakness of your voluntary muscles, she might order a test called a single-fiber EMG (SFEMG)...


Anyone can develop skin cancer, and not all types of skin cancer are related to sun exposure ?" so regardless of your history, it’s important to regularly check your skin for unusual spots or bumps...


Learn more about the skin and soft tissue surgical options at Northwell.


Skin biopsies involve removing a sample of skin for examination under a microscope to determine if cancerous cells are present. Various skin biopsies are performed under local anesthesia and are used to diagnose all types of skin cancer including basal cell carcinoma, squamous cell carcinoma and malignant melanoma...


When a wound is complicated by a substantial loss of skin, we may cover it using healthy skin from an unaffected area of the body. This surgical procedure, known as a skin graft, is performed on healthy wounds that have been optimized for closure by our plastic surgeons.


It can be overwhelming to learn you have a tumor or disorder of the pituitary or skull base. However, you can feel confident that you’re getting world-class treatment at the Northwell Health Neuroscience Institute...


Our dedicated team is clinically trained in the diagnosis and therapy of sleep disturbances and disorders. During your visit to one of our offices, our physicians will evaluate your overall health status and perform a physical examination to determine the appropriate treatment for your specific issue.


During a sleep study, a patient stays overnight in a monitored setting so a specially-trained technician can monitor sleep and measure different body and brain functions...


A sleeve resection is the removal of part of the bronchus (the passage of airway that brings air to the lungs) with the lung tissue. After the procedure, the lung is reattached to the remaining part of the bronchus...


Slipped capital femoral epiphysis, which is a slippage of the thighbone from the hip socket, is unusual but not rare. The treatment and surgery for a slipped capital femoral epiphysis depends on a number of factors, including a child’s age, past and present health, severity of the injury and history with other medications and treatments...


Smoking is the leading preventable cause of death and disease. Northwell provides state-of-the-art tobacco prevention education, cessation services and clinical research in the area of nicotine dependence...


Smoking is the leading preventable cause of death and disease. Northwell Health provides state-of-the-art tobacco prevention education, cessation services and clinical research in the area of nicotine dependence...


Northwell Home Care Network provides comprehensive social work services for homebound patients. Social workers can assess your emotional, environmental and social needs...


The soft tissue and bone pathology service of the Department of Pathology at Northwell offers comprehensive evaluation of the non-neoplastic and neoplastic diseases of bone and soft tissue based on core and open biopsies, curetting surgical and resections, the surgical removal of part or all of an organ or other body structure...


A sonohysterography is a diagnostic procedure your doctor may use if you are experiencing abnormal vaginal bleeding or infertility issues.


Spasticity is a debilitating condition impacting approximately 1 million Americans. Often affecting the upper and lower limbs, spasticity is caused by damage to nerve pathways within the brain or spinal cord that control muscle movement...


Some multiple sclerosis (MS) patients develop problems with their speech. If you’re experiencing these symptoms, we can help you with speech and language therapy...


The speech-language pathologists at Northwell Health Rehabilitation Network provide services specializing in the treatment and evaluation of patients with speech, voice, language, cognitive-linguistic and swallowing disorders...


The best treatment and surgery for your child’s spina bifida (myelomeningocele) depends on a number of factors. These include age, health history, type and severity of the disease and history with other medications and treatments...


Chronic spinal pain can make it difficult to manage day-to-day activities. You may work with your healthcare team to determine the best treatment options, and one consideration may be spinal cord stimulation...


Spinal pain can have many causes, and spinal instability can be a contributor to your ongoing back pain. A spinal fusion may help to realign your spinal column...


When you’re being evaluated for some nerve disorders and diseases, you may need a spinal tap or lumbar puncture. This procedure involves inserting a needle into the spinal canal, located low in the back, to collect and look at fluid surrounding the brain and spinal cord...


There are a variety of treatment and surgery options for spinal cord injury, depending on the affected area. Spinal cord injury is the result of traumatic damage such as a bruise or contusion, a partial tear or a complete tear in the spinal cord...


Spinal fusion is a surgical technique that provides stability to the spine by using bone grafts to fuse it into a stable position.


Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery What is minimally invasive spine surgery? Minimally invasive spine surgery is a technique in which the spine is operated upon to treat various disorders such as herniated discs, stenosis and instability while disturbing the supporting musculature as little as possible...


If you’re suffering from back or neck pain, you know just how painful it can be and how it can prevent you from fully enjoying life. The good news is that there are effective treatments that can help...


If you suffer from balance issues because of spincerebellar ataxia (SCA), physical, balance and occupational therapy can be very beneficial. There are also some medications that may help...


Spondylosis is the degeneration of the spine, and if you have this disorder, you know how painful it can be. The goal of spondylosis treatment is to relieve your immediate pain and prevent permanent spinal cord and nerve root injury...


A sports hernia is a complete or partial tear to the oblique abdominal muscles and is one of the least understood sports injuries because it differs so much from traditional hernias...


At the Northwell Health Rehabilitation Network, our sports medicine specialists are dedicated to treating a wide variety of sports injuries, from torn ligaments and broken bones to overextended muscles...


The Northwell Health Rehabilitation Network sports therapy treatment performance program provides care for athletes. The team of skilled sports therapists uses the latest techniques in core stability and functional training to guide patients back to optimal athletic performance...


Static procedures for facial paralysis usually involve placing an inanimate object into the affected area to tighten, weigh down or otherwise assist the part of the face that you’re having trouble moving.


The Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplant (HSCT) Program is an integral part of the Division of Hematology/Oncology and Stem Cell Transplantation and has performed hundreds of successful stem cell transplants for a wide variety of disorders.


Maintaining one’s health and independence are important parts of healthy aging. Falls and fall injuries are more common than strokes and can result in health problems that are just as serious...


When you’ve been diagnosed with a brain tumor, there’s a great deal of information to take in all at once. You may require a stereotactic biopsy of your tumor...


Stereotactic radiosurgery is a specialized type of external beam radiation therapy that uses focused radiation beams targeting a well-defined tumor to deliver the highest possible radiation dose with pinpoint accuracy. It can be used to target tumors in difficult or hard-to-reach locations.


Your treatment will vary depending on the type and severity of strep infection you have. Infectious disease specialists at Northwell may recommend: Oral antibiotics for most types of strep infection Intravenous antibiotics for newborns and adults with severe infection Surgery for adults who have soft tissue or bone infections


The treatment and surgery that is best for your stress fracture is dependent upon a number of factors, including your age, present health and level of activity, health history, the location of the fracture and any history with medications and other treatments...


The Northwell Health Strive for Wellness Program at Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation Services (STARS) is designed to meet the needs of our community members who have suffered a spinal cord injury or are neurologically impaired...


Carotid stenosis care What is carotid stenosis? Carotid stenosis is a condition that involves the carotid arteries, which are the two arteries on either side of the neck...


A stroke is a medical emergency that requires prompt treatment. Seeking immediate medical attention can help you minimize brain damage and other complications...


After you’ve suffered a stroke, your medical team at Northwell Health’s Stroke Center may recommend a combination of medical therapy, surgical care and preventive treatment, depending on your specific needs...


Stroke rehabilitation is a critical part of recovery for many stroke patients.The effects of stroke may mean that one must change, relearn, or redefine how one lives...


Offered through our child life art therapy program, school is available for all hospitalized patients. 


Find out more about the wide variety of laboratory testing procedures offered for patients at Northwell Health Labs.


The supratrochlear nerve is a branch of the frontal nerve above your eye. If you are experiencing a specific type of headache pain, and that pain is ongoing, your doctor my recommend a supratrochlear block to reduce your pain...


Spinal stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal that can cause pain and discomfort. If your doctor feels that nonsurgical treatments aren’t helpful enough in alleviating your pain, surgical decompression or a laminectomy may be recommended to you...


Founded in 2008, the Survivors Facing Forward program at Cohen Children’s is among the top survivorship programs in the New York area, serving more than 600 survivors of childhood cancer.


Swallowing therapy for patients with dysphagia (difficulty swallowing) includes education, safety precautions, diet regimen and exercises and strategies to improve swallow function...


Syringomyelia occurs when a tubular cavity (syrinx) develops within the spinal cord, caused by an obstruction of the cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) circulatory pathways...