Cortlandt Manor, NY - (April 29, 2014) – A study released yesterday by the American Academy of Pediatrics says that knee injuries in young athletes, particularly females, is on the rise and recommends injury prevention programs as the best way to deal with the problem. “At Hudson Valley Hospital Center we recognized this problem and are offering schools and individuals a comprehensive training program designed to prevent ACL injuries,’’ said Kyle Mack, PT, DPT, Clinical Manager of the Department of Rehabilitation. “ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) injuries can be very debilitating and the training we offer helps young athletes to, not…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (April 24, 2013) – The world of medicine came to life for Hendrick Hudson High School students last week when they toured departments at Hudson Valley Hospital Center as part of an advanced science program offered by the district. Three groups, totaling about 70 students, from the “Project Lead the Way” program visited various hospital departments on April 22, 23 and 24 to learn about healthcare career opportunities as well as medical science as part of a college-level science elective offered to students in grades 9-12. Laboratory Director Sue Hyatt explained to students the different types…
Cortlandt Manor, NY - (April 22, 2014) – To celebrate Earth Week and the hospital’s commitment to sustainable food initiatives, Hudson Valley Hospital Center will hold a volunteer work day on Wednesday, April 23 from 3-6 p.m. to prepare its Organic Garden for Healing for the growing season. Volunteers – including a team from Kohl’s Department Store – are expected to roll up their sleeves and participate in a number of projects to get the garden ready for planting. Also joining the group, will be students from Peekskill Middle School who are currently enrolled in the Young Chefs Program as…
Cortlandt Manor NY – (April 10, 2014) – Cancer patients at Hudson Valley Hospital Center’s Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Cancer Center will have two new support groups starting this spring. “We are excited to be adding to our already comprehensive offerings of support and complementary programs,’’ said Anne Campbell-Maxwell, director of oncology at the Cheryl R. Lindenbaum Cancer Center. “These are two unique programs that set us apart from other centers and underscore our commitment to the comprehensive model that meets not only the medical needs of patients, but the emotional ones as well.’’ On May 8, the Therapeutic Equestrian Center…