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Weight-Loss Surgery Before Joint Replacement Can Improve Outcomes in Severely Overweight Patients

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Two new studies at Hospital for Special Surgery find that bariatric surgery prior to joint replacement is a cost-effective option to improve outcomes in severely overweight patients.
25-Mar-2015 11:00 AM EDT

Patients Who Go Home After Knee Replacement Do As Well As Those Discharged to Rehab Facility

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A study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery finds that patients who go home after knee replacement and receive physical therapy at home do as well as those who go to an in-patient rehabilitation facility.
23-Mar-2015 1:30 PM EDT

Study Shows Racial and Socioeconomic Disparities in Hip Fracture Care Put Patients at a Disadvantage

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A study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) finds that people in certain racial and socioeconomic groups are at a disadvantage when it comes to care they receive after fracturing a hip.
23-Mar-2015 2:00 PM EDT

Study: Hip Replacement an Excellent Option to Relieve Pain in Juvenile Arthritis Patients Under Age 35

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A study at Hospital for Special Surgery finds that hip replacement surgery is an excellent option to alleviate pain and improve function in juvenile arthritis patients under age 35 when conservative treatments fail to provide relief.
23-Mar-2015 3:15 PM EDT

Hospital for Special Surgery to Present Innovative Research at American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons Annual Meeting

Hospital for Special Surgery physicians and researchers to present innovative studies at annual meeting of American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons.
21-Mar-2015 2:00 PM EDT

Woman's Metal Allergy Causes Severe Symptoms After Knee Replacement

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Metal allergy, a little-known problem, caused systemic pain, severe weakness and fatigue for a woman after knee replacement. The symptoms resolved when the implants were finally replaced with ones that her body could tolerate.
16-Dec-2014 3:55 PM EST

Hospital-Based Exercise Program Improves Quality of Life for Adults with Arthritis, Other Muscle and Joint Conditions

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A study at Hospital for Special Surgery finds that older adults experienced less pain, reduced stiffness and less fatigue after participating in a hospital-based exercise program.
16-Dec-2014 3:00 PM EST

Study Shows Rheumatoid Arthritis Support and Education Program Has Strong Positive Impact

The Early RA Support and Education program at Hospital for Special Surgery addresses the needs of people with rheumatoid arthritis. After participating in the free program, based on patient-identified outcomes, 90 percent of participants said they...
17-Nov-2014 9:00 AM EST

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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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