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HSS Researchers Launch Study Using Novel MRI Techniques to Find a Biomarker for Parsonage-Turner Syndrome, A Nerve Disorder

Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) are using a novel MRI technique known as magnetic resonance neurography, or MRN, to study Parsonage-Turner Syndrome (PTS), a painful nerve disorder that can lead to severe weakness and paralysis.
21-Sep-2020 6:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Hospital for Special Surgery Earns “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader” Designation from Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has earned the “LGBTQ Health Care Equality Leader” designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. Every year, the foundation recognizes health care facilities for their dedication and commitment to...
21-Sep-2020 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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HSS Doctors Offer Practical Advice on Reaching Peak Performance During Surgical Training in AAOS Journal

Studies show that athletes and musicians achieve peak performance by constant practice, by setting specific goals, having strong mentors and cultivating perseverance, stoicism and grit. Could incorporating these principles into the training of...
1-Sep-2020 5:20 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Topical Steroids Administered During Cervical Spine Surgery Reduce Swallowing Difficulties After the Procedure

A study from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) finds that topical steroids administered during anterior cervical discectomy and fusion (ACDF) surgery help reduce swallowing difficulties following the procedure. This study is available online as...
13-Jul-2020 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Lower Back Pain Can Improve After Total Hip Replacement

A new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City reveals that symptomatic lower back pain resolved in 82% of patients after total hip arthroplasty (THA) and identifies which patients are more likely to have their...
6-Jul-2020 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Reveals Presurgical Expectations of Foot and Ankle Patients Exceed Those of Their Surgeons

In the first-ever study to compare surgeon and patient expectations in foot and ankle surgery, research performed at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City has determined that two-thirds of patients have higher presurgical expectations...
29-Jun-2020 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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HSS Sees Huge Increase in Participation in Virtual Health and Fitness Offerings

At Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), participation in virtual health and wellness offerings has increased almost 500 percent since March. The webinars, which are open to the public, have garnered interest nationwide. They run from an hour-long...
24-Jun-2020 2:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Enhanced Milestone-Based Rehabilitation After ACL Surgery Offers Cost Benefits for Insurers

Patients who undergo more focused, enhanced milestone-based rehabilitation after anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) surgery experience better outcomes in the long run at a lower cost to the healthcare system, researchers at Hospital for Special...
22-Jun-2020 8:00 AM EDT 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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