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Study Finds Flatfoot Reconstruction Effective for Older Patients

The study compared flatfoot reconstruction in patients in various age groups and found that those in the older group did not demonstrate any differences in their outcomes compared with patients in the young and middle-aged groups.
10-Mar-2018 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites


Physician Education and Guidelines Lead to Big Drop in Opioids Prescribed After Hand Surgery

An educational session on opioid abuse and new prescription guidelines led to a 45 percent decrease in opioids prescribed after ambulatory hand surgery at Hospital for Special Surgery.
8-Mar-2018 5:00 PM EST Add to Favorites


Study: “Dual Mobility” Hip Replacement Reduces Risk of Dislocation

Dislocation is one of the most common complications after hip replacement and the number one reason for revision surgery. Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery found that study patients who received a newer implant known as a “dual...
6-Mar-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Study Finds Discrepancy between Doctor Reviews on Hospital Websites and Reviews on Independent Physician Rating Sites

A study at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) found a discrepancy between doctor reviews provided by hospital websites and those posted on independent physician rating websites such as and
6-Mar-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites

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Giving New Meaning to Patient Care: Hospital Takes Patients with Cerebral Palsy on a Ski Trip

Some young people with cerebral palsy and other conditions exceeded their own expectations during a ski trip to Windham Mountain. The Adaptive Sports Academy at New York City’s Hospital for Special Surgery sponsored the trip for young patients who...
20-Feb-2018 11:05 AM EST Add to Favorites


Giving New Meaning to Patient Care: Doctors to Go Skiing with Patients who have Cerebral Palsy and Other Conditions

Hospital for Special Surgery is sponsoring a ski trip for patients with cerebral palsy and other disabilities, and their orthopedic surgeons will be skiing alongside them at Windham Mountain in upstate New York on February 15.
12-Feb-2018 1:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


HSS Develops First-Ever Questionnaire to Measure Impact of Brachial Plexus Injury and Assess Surgical Outcomes

Hospital for Special Surgery has developed a patient questionnaire to the measure physical and psychological effects of brachial plexus injury and help manage patients’ treatment expectations.
7-Feb-2018 12:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


Study: Patients Benefit From One-on-One Education and Custom Microsite Before Joint Replacement

A Hospital for Special Surgery study finds that patients who had an education session with a physical therapist and access to a web-based microsite prior to joint replacement achieved physical therapy goals more quickly compared to patients who did...
17-Jan-2018 1:05 PM EST 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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