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

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.
8-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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...
1-Aug-2018 4:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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...
12-Jul-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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?
17-May-2018 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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...
16-May-2018 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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...
25-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Finds Flatfoot Reconstruction Effective for Older Patients

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.
10-Mar-2018 12:30 PM EST Add to Favorites

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

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.
8-Mar-2018 5:00 PM EST 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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