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Study: “Pre-habilitation” by Peer Coaches Before Knee Replacement May Improve Outcomes

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

Prosthetic Joint Infections Missed in Patients with Rheumatic Diseases

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

Study: Where One Lives influences Post-Op Care and Rehab after Hip Replacement

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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Study Finds Most Surfing Injuries Involve Shoulder or Knee, Surgery Usually Not Required

A study published in the journal Sports Health characterizes MRI patterns of acute surfing-related injuries in patients seeking care at HSS. Researchers also report on the proportion of those injuries that required orthopedic surgical intervention....
5-Nov-2019 5:05 PM EST Add to Favorites

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A Knee Replacement that Could Last a Lifetime?

A knee replacement generally doesn't last a lifetime in younger patients, but advances in technology and implant design could change that. A cementless knee implant, which is often used with a robotic system, combines two of the most recent...
30-Oct-2019 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Study Finds Racial Variation in Post-Operative Care Following Knee Replacement Surgery

A large study analyzing 107,000 knee replacement surgeries found that African Americans were significantly more likely than white patients to be discharged to an inpatient rehabilitation or skilled nursing facility rather than home care after the...
30-Oct-2019 11:40 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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212-606-1197

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