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Article ID: 703942

Synthetic Cartilage Gives Husband and Wife a Foothold on Painful Toe Arthritis

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A husband and wife suffering from severe toe arthritis are now pain-free and back to their active lifestyle after surgery with a synthetic cartilage implant at Hospital for Special Surgery.

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13-Nov-2018 4:05 PM EST
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Article ID: 703407

Study Finds “Dual Mobility” Hip Replacement Implant Reduces Risk of Dislocation

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Research conducted at Hospital for Special Surgery and other joint replacement centers indicates that a newer “modular dual mobility” hip replacement could reduce the risk of dislocation in revision surgery patients. The study was presented at the annual meeting of the American Assoc. of Hip and Knee Surgeons.

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5-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST
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    24-Oct-2018 10:00 AM EDT

Article ID: 702686

Complementary Approaches Such as Meditation Help Patients Manage Chronic Pain

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Complementary practices such as meditation and mindful breathing helped patients manage chronic pain and in some cases reduced the need for medication such as opioids, according to a study at Hospital for Special Surgery in NYC.

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23-Oct-2018 4:50 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702569

Study Shows Volunteering Benefits Those with Lupus

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Conventional wisdom has it that volunteering is good for you, and a study at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City shows that to be true for people with lupus volunteering in a peer support and education program.

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22-Oct-2018 5:30 PM EDT
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Article ID: 702575

Jillian Rose Receives Distinguished Educator Award from Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals

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Jillian Rose, director of Community Engagement, Diversity and Research at Hospital for Special Surgery in New York City, has received the Distinguished Educator Award from the Association of Rheumatology Health Professionals.

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22-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT

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Article ID: 702083

HSS Researchers Launch Clinical Trial to Determine if Popular Stem Cell Therapy Can Protect Damaged Knees from Osteoarthritis

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Led by Andreas H. Gomoll, MD, sports medicine surgeon at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the study is looking at the effects on knee function of ReNu, an allograft product composed of human amniotic membrane and cells from the amniotic fluid.

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12-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT
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Article ID: 699175

Hospital Takes Patients with Disabilities on Surfing Trip

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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

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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

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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

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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

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