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

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.
13-Nov-2018 4:05 PM EST Add to Favorites


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

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...
5-Nov-2018 2:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

Complementary Approaches Such as Meditation Help Patients Manage Chronic Pain

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.
23-Oct-2018 4:50 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Study Shows Volunteering Benefits Those with Lupus

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.
22-Oct-2018 5:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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

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.
22-Oct-2018 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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

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.
12-Oct-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Hospital Takes Patients with Disabilities on Surfing Trip

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


Researchers Uncover Immune Cell Dysfunction Linked to Photosensitivity

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.
15-Aug-2018 5:05 PM 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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