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Partial Knee Replacement Enables World Traveler to Resume Active Lifestyle

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World travel is an important part of David's job, but knee pain was slowing him down. After consulting with a number of doctors, he decided to travel to Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, where he learned he was a candidate for a partial...
2-Dec-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

HSS Offers Joint Replacement Seminar for Orthopedic Surgeons from Greece

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) will host surgeons from Greece for an annual symposium dedicated to teaching the latest techniques and innovations in complex hip and knee reconstruction.
29-Nov-2016 3:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study: Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients Who Smoke or Are Overweight See Less Symptom Improvement with Treatment

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A study finds that smoking or being overweight makes it more difficult for patients with rheumatoid arthritis to achieve optimal control of inflammation and symptoms, despite standard of care treatment.
14-Nov-2016 2:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

Treating Rheumatic Disease: Important to Address Range of Emotions Patients − and Doctors − Experience

A presentation at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting, by social workers from Hospital for Special Surgery, focused on the impact of living with a rheumatic illness, how patients' culture and socioeconomic conditions come into play,...
14-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Survey Finds Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis and Their Doctors Not Always on the Same Page

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A large global survey finds gaps in communication between doctors who treat rheumatoid arthritis and their patients, even though most physicians believe good communication and patient engagement are important to achieve the best outcomes.
14-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Study Shows Bilingual Lupus Support and Education Program Has Positive Impact

A bilingual support group addressing the psychological and educational needs of patients with lupus and their families is a valuable resource to help them cope, according to a study at Hospital for Special Surgery.
14-Nov-2016 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Motivation to Move: Study Finds Mild Exercise Helps Decrease Pain and Improve Activity Level in Older Adults

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Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery found that a low-impact exercise program in senior centers in New York City’s Chinatown and Flushing, Queens communities helped decrease pain, improve mobility and enhance quality of life for many...
1-Nov-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hospital for Special Surgery to Augment Educational Programs Promoting Orthopedic Health in CT Communities

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Hospital for Special Surgery, which has an Outpatient Center in Stamford, CT, recently conducted a survey to assess the musculoskeletal health needs of people in the local area. Arthritis was the most common diagnosed condition in the community, and...
1-Nov-2016 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Sports Medicine Experts from Hospital for Special Surgery Available to Discuss 2014 Winter Olympic Games

6-Feb-2014 5:00 PM EST

Sports Medicine Experts Offer Insights During Olympics

Hospital for Special Surgery physicians, surgeons, rehabilitation specialists, sports psychologist and nutritionist are available for comment during Beijing Olympic games.
11-Aug-2008 8:00 AM EDT

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