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Hospital for Special Surgery To Offer Free “Combine” for NYC H.S. Football Players


On Saturday, August 9, students in the NYC Public Schools Athletic League will have the opportunity to receive a free comprehensive health screening at the official hospital for the New York Football Giants.
6-Aug-2014 11:40 AM EDT

How to Choose a Physical Therapist


It's important for people to do their homework before deciding where to go for physical therapy, according to experts at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City.
18-Jul-2014 5:00 PM EDT

Hospital for Special Surgery Ranked No. 1 in Orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report Again


Once again, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has been ranked the No. 1 hospital in the country for orthopedics by U.S.News & World Report in its 2014 “Best Hospitals” survey. The hospital is also nationally ranked No. 3 in rheumatology, in...
15-Jul-2014 11:00 AM EDT

Ankle Replacement Becomes More Common to Relieve Severe Arthritis Pain


Improvements in implant design have prompted more people with severe arthritis in their ankle to consider ankle replacement to relieve pain. The newest implant is considered by many to be an advance over previous models, designed to better reproduce...
27-Jun-2014 3:00 PM EDT

Hospital for Special Surgery Sports Medicine Symposium to Offer Latest Information on Medical Advances, Best Practices, Rehabilitation

Renowned orthopedic physicians and rehabilitation staff of Hospital for Special Surgery, along with distinguished guest lecturers, will offer the most up-to-date information on medical advances, best practices and rehabilitation techniques for...
22-Apr-2014 10:00 PM EDT

Hospital for Special Surgery Names Renowned Orthopedic Surgeon from Philadelphia as New Surgeon-in-Chief and Medical Director


Todd J. Albert, M.D., Chairman of the Department of Orthopaedics and President of The Rothman Institute at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia, has been selected as the new Surgeon-in-Chief and Medical Director of the leading...
2-Apr-2014 2:00 PM EDT

Study: Losing or Gaining Weight After Joint Replacement Affects How Well Patients Do Down the Road

While many overweight patients intend to lose weight after joint replacement, a study at Hospital for Special Surgery finds that although some are able to achieve this goal, equal numbers of patients actually gain weight after hip or knee...
13-Mar-2014 3:00 PM EDT

A Simple EMG Classification Describing Quality of Donor Nerves Can Predict Outcome of Nerve Transfer Surgery

A study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery finds that electromyography (EMG) testing to determine the quality of donor nerves can improve the outcome of nerve transfer surgery to restore function in patients with a brachial plexus injury.
12-Mar-2014 3:15 PM EDT

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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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