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Foot Pain? New Study Says Look at Hip and Knee for Complete Diagnosis

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A study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery and Harvard Medical School suggests new guidelines may be in order for evaluating and treating lower extremity pain. They found a significant association between foot pain and knee or hip pain.
19-Sep-2017 4:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hospital to Take Young Patients with Cerebral Palsy and Other Conditions on Therapeutic Horseback Riding Trip

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The Adaptive Sports Academy at Hospital for Special Surgery’s Lerner Children’s Pavilion is enabling young patients with cerebral palsy or another physical challenge to participate in activities they never dreamed possible. PATH Intl.-certified...
25-Aug-2017 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hospital Patients Make a Splash on Adaptive Surfing Trip in Long Beach

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Hospital for Special Surgery is giving new meaning to the term "patient care." The hospital took patients with cerebral palsy and other physical conditions on an adaptive surfing trip on Long Island.
16-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hospital Makes a Splash: Adaptive Surfing Trip for Patients with Disabilities Set for Long Island

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The Adaptive Sports Academy at Hospital for Special Surgery is enabling young patients with cerebral palsy, an amputation or other physical challenge to participate in athletic activities they never dreamed possible. Many are looking forward to a...
8-Aug-2017 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome – Get a Handle on It Early to Prevent Long-Lasting Damage

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The sooner carpal tunnel syndrome is diagnosed and treated, the better the chances for symptom relief, according to experts at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City. Unfortunately, some people go undiagnosed for years, and by the time they...
4-Aug-2017 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New Study Finds Incidence of Cardiac Complications High Following Orthopedic Surgery for Heart Disease Patients

A new study published in the HSS Journal by HSS anesthesiologist Michael K. Urban, MD, PhD, sheds light on reducing cardiac complications in orthopedic surgery.
31-Jul-2017 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Expert Panel Publishes Guidelines for Medication Management in Rheumatic Disease Patients Having Joint Replacement

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In the first such collaboration of its kind, an expert panel of rheumatologists and orthopedic surgeons has developed guidelines for the management of anti-rheumatic medication in patients undergoing hip or knee replacement. The goal was to lower...
16-Jun-2017 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Shows Drug Lowers Levels of Biomarker Linked to ALS

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A study conducted by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery and other centers, published in the Annals of Neurology, finds that a drug used to treat malaria lowers levels of a biomarker linked to the inherited form of ALS.
12-Jun-2017 10:05 AM 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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