A new surgical procedure to repair a common wrist wrist injury is showing promise in relieving pain and restoring function, and in lowering the risk of progressive arthritis. The surgery is performed to repair a torn repair torn scapholunate...
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A rock-climbing adventure-lover credits three specialized orthopedic surgeons at HSS with helping her maintain her active lifestyle. The 66-year-old patient says, “Never once did any of my doctors at HSS express the notion that these goals were...
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Hospital for Special Surgery is sponsoring a ski trip for patients with cerebral palsy and other conditions, and orthopedic surgeons will go skiing with patients.
7-Jan-2020 5:20 PM EST Add to Favorites
HSS researchers launched a study to find out if a “pre-habilitation” program – counseling by a peer coach who has already had a knee replacement – could empower and inform patients scheduled for the surgery, leading to better outcomes. The...
12-Nov-2019 2:35 PM EST Add to Favorites
Standard diagnostic methods are not adequate to identify prosthetic joint infections (PJIs) in patients with rheumatic diseases, according to findings from a new study by researchers from Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City.
12-Nov-2019 2:20 PM EST Add to Favorites
A new study finds that the community in which one lives influences where a patient receives postoperative care and rehabilitation after elective hip replacement surgery. An analysis of a large regional database found that patients in the least...
11-Nov-2019 4:25 PM EST Add to Favorites
HSS Experts Share Best Practices for Developing and Implementing Effective Educational Programs for Diverse Patients with Rheumatic Conditions
At the 2019 American College of Rheumatology/Association of Rheumatology Professionals annual meeting in Atlanta, experts from the HSS Education Institute at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) presented their method for developing and implementing...
11-Nov-2019 3:30 PM EST Add to Favorites
Survey: More than Half of Male Patients with Lupus Report Feeling Depressed, Receiving Little Support
Researchers at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City launched a nationwide survey to assess the needs of male patients and found that 58% reported feeling depressed for several days or more than half the days in the previous two weeks.
11-Nov-2019 2:30 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
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