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Novel Surgery Relieves Pain and Restores Function in Patients with Common Wrist Injury

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...
14-Feb-2020 5:10 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Adventure-Lover Says Yes to Knee, Spine and Shoulder Surgery at HSS to Live Life to the Fullest

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...
5-Feb-2020 3:40 PM EST Add to Favorites

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Hospital to Sponsor Ski Trip for Patients with Special Needs

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

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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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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