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Article ID: 699175

Hospital Takes Patients with Disabilities on Surfing Trip

Hospital for Special Surgery

Giving new meaning to the term “patient care,” Hospital for Special Surgery in NYC took patients with disabilities on a surfing trip on Long Island.

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17-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 699071

Researchers Uncover Immune Cell Dysfunction Linked to Photosensitivity

Hospital for Special Surgery

Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) have discovered that a type of immune cell known as Langerhans appears to play an important role in photosensitivity, an immune system reaction to sunlight that can trigger severe skin rashes.

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15-Aug-2018 5:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 698723

Hospital to Take Patients with Disabilities Surfing on Long Island on August 15

Hospital for Special Surgery

The Adaptive Sports Academy at Hospital for Special Surgery is sponsoring an adaptive surfing trip for patients with disabilities on August 13 in Long Beach, Long Island.

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8-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 698443

From the Hospital to a Horse Farm: Patients Go on Therapeutic Horseback Riding Trip

Hospital for Special Surgery

Patients with cerebral palsy or another condition from the Hospital for Special Surgery’s Lerner Children’s Pavilion were treated to a therapeutic horseback riding trip. Studies show that equine-assisted activities and therapies are beneficial for people with a wide range of disabilities.

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1-Aug-2018 4:35 PM EDT

Article ID: 697158

Mary K. Crow, MD, and Jane E. Salmon, MD, Named Honorary Members of the European League Against Rheumatism

Hospital for Special Surgery

Mary K. Crow, MD, physician-in-chief and chief of Rheumatology, and Jane E. Salmon, MD, rheumatologist at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), have been named honorary members of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) during the Annual European Congress of Rheumatology in Amsterdam.

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12-Jul-2018 4:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694773

Study Launched to See if Weight Loss Surgery Before Knee Replacement Improves Outcomes

Hospital for Special Surgery

A study at Hospital for Special Surgery aims to find out if weight loss surgery before knee replacement could improve outcomes or even eliminate the need for joint replacement in severely overweight patients?

Released:
17-May-2018 3:25 PM EDT
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Article ID: 694703

Study: Does Hyaluronic Acid Treatment Combined with Exercise Work Better than Exercise Alone for Knee Arthritis?

Hospital for Special Surgery

A new study at Hospital for Special Surgery aims to determine if a hyaluronic acid treatment combined with an exercise program helps patients with knee arthritis more than exercise alone. Hyaluronic acid is a gel-like solution that acts as a lubricant and shock absorber in the knee joint.

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16-May-2018 3:40 PM EDT
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Article ID: 693484

Concert Pianist “Reborn” After Hand Surgery Restores His Career and His Life

Hospital for Special Surgery

When concert pianist Misha Dichter developed a debilitating condition affecting his hands, it was life-shattering. But after two successful surgeries, the world-renowned virtuoso recently returned to Carnegie Hall for his first major solo performance in New York in almost two decades.

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25-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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    10-Mar-2018 3:20 PM EST

Article ID: 690912

Study Finds Flatfoot Reconstruction Effective for Older Patients

Hospital for Special Surgery

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.

Released:
10-Mar-2018 12:30 PM EST
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    8-Mar-2018 7:00 PM EST

Article ID: 690821

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

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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.

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8-Mar-2018 5:00 PM EST

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