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What to Look For in a Physical Therapy Facility

After an injury or surgery, physical therapy often plays an essential role in recovery. It can also improve fitness and function for people dealing with chronic pain. Experts from Hospital for Special Surgery offer tips on what to look for in a PT...
1-Aug-2022 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

HSS Presents Rheumatoid Arthritis Research at 2022 EULAR Annual Congress

At this year’s European Alliance of Associations for Rheumatology (EULAR) Congress, held June 1 to 4 in Copenhagen, Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) presented new research related to the treatment and management of rheumatoid arthritis (RA). The...
6-Jun-2022 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Computer Vision Tool Improves the Ability to Distinguish Rheumatoid Arthritis from Osteoarthritis in Damaged Joint Tissue

A new study led by Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) investigators in New York City has found that their computer vision tool effectively distinguishes rheumatoid arthritis (RA) from osteoarthritis (OA) in joint tissue taken from patients who...
3-Jun-2022 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

New HSS Study Defines Disease Characteristics for Patients with Undifferentiated Connective Tissue Disease

A new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) has further clarified the clinical manifestations of undifferentiated connective tissue disease (UCTD). The findings were published as an abstract in the meeting journal of the...
2-Jun-2022 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Study Underscores Importance of Multidisciplinary Medical Team for Pregnant Women with Lupus

A study that includes researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) underscores the importance of a multidisciplinary medical team to counsel and provide care for women with systemic lupus erythematosus, the most common form of lupus, who become...
2-Jun-2022 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) Opens Major Expansion on Long Island

Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), the world’s top-ranked health system specialized in orthopedic care, marked a major expansion and renovation of its Uniondale location with a ribbon-cutting ceremony last week. In response to high demand from...
25-Apr-2022 10:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Underway to See if Stem Cells Derived from Fat Tissue Can Enhance Healing and Outcomes in Rotator Cuff Surgery

Researchers at HSS have launched a study to see if injecting a type of stem cell derived from a patient’s own fat tissue could improve healing and shoulder function after rotator cuff surgery. The cells are extracted from adipose, or fat tissue,...
28-Mar-2022 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

New HSS Study Finds Safe and Effective Outcomes After Innovative ACL Reconstruction Technique in Children and Adolescents at High Risk for Re-Tears

A new study by researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City presented today at the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) 2022 Annual Meeting found that a novel surgical technique performed during anterior cruciate...
25-Mar-2022 5:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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HSS Shares Successful Strategies to Support the Health of Older Adults with Online Programs

To address health concerns of inactivity and social isolation in older adults during the pandemic, the HSS Education Institute utilized various online approaches to deliver high quality musculoskeletal health education, exercise and support...
26-Oct-2020 12:00 PM EDT

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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HSS is one of the world’s leading academic medical centers focused on musculoskeletal health. At its core is Hospital for Special Surgery, nationally ranked No. 1 in orthopedics (for the 11th consecutive year), No. 4 in rheumatology by U.S. News & World Report (2020-2021), and named a leader in pediatric orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report “Best Children’s Hospitals” list (2020-2021). Founded in 1863, the Hospital has the lowest complication and readmission rates in the nation for orthopedics, and among the lowest infection rates. HSS was the first in New York State to receive Magnet Recognition for Excellence in Nursing Service from the American Nurses Credentialing Center four consecutive times. The global standard total knee replacement was developed at HSS in 1969. An affiliate of Weill Cornell Medical College, HSS has a main campus in New York City and facilities in New Jersey, Connecticut and in the Long Island and Westchester County regions of New York State, as well as in Florida. In addition to patient care, HSS leads the field in research, innovation and education. The HSS Research Institute comprises 20 laboratories and 300 staff members focused on leading the advancement of musculoskeletal health through prevention of degeneration, tissue repair and tissue regeneration. The HSS Global Innovation Institute was formed in 2016 to realize the potential of new drugs, therapeutics and devices. The HSS Education Institute is a trusted leader in advancing musculoskeletal knowledge and research for physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, academic trainees, and consumers in more than 130 countries. The institution is collaborating with medical centers and other organizations to advance the quality and value of musculoskeletal care and to make world-class HSS care more widely accessible nationally and internationally. www.hss.edu.



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