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Woman's Metal Allergy Causes Severe Symptoms After Knee Replacement


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


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

Very Low or High BMI Makes it More Difficult for Rheumatoid Arthritis Patients to Remain in Remission

Hospital for Special Surgery researchers found that body mass index (BMI) plays a role in rheumatoid arthritis patients’ ability to achieve a sustained remission. Those who were significantly underweight or overweight/obese were the least likely...
16-Nov-2014 12:00 PM EST

Hospital for Special Surgery to Present Innovative Research at American College of Rheumatology Annual Meeting

More than 50 studies involving researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City will be presented at the American College of Rheumatology annual meeting in Boston.
16-Nov-2014 12:00 PM EST

Hip Replacement an Excellent Option to Relieve Pain in Young Juvenile Arthritis Patients

A study by Hospital for Special Surgery researchers finds that total hip replacement is an excellent option for patients under age 35 when conservative treatments fail to provide relief.
16-Nov-2014 11:00 AM EST

Hospital for Special Surgery Researchers Identify New Cell Signaling Pathway Thought to Play Role in Rheumatoid Arthritis

A study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery identifies a new cell signaling pathway that contributes to the development and progression of inflammatory bone erosion, which occurs in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. The study was...
21-Oct-2014 12:00 PM EDT

Hospital for Special Surgery Offers Tips to Help Teens Train and Compete Safely In Sports


Hospital that oversees care for a number of major professional teams offers advice to parents, coaches and athletes for playing it safe.
1-Oct-2014 4:00 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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