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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


Hospital to Take Patients with Disabilities Surfing on Long Island on August 15

The Adaptive Sports Academy at Hospital for Special Surgery is sponsoring an adaptive surfing trip for patients with disabilities on August 13 in Long Beach, Long Island.
8-Aug-2018 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


From the Hospital to a Horse Farm: Patients Go on Therapeutic Horseback Riding Trip

Patients with cerebral palsy or another condition from the Hospital for Special Surgery’s Lerner Children’s Pavilion were treated to a therapeutic horseback riding trip. Studies show that equine-assisted activities and therapies are beneficial...
1-Aug-2018 4:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Mary K. Crow, MD, and Jane E. Salmon, MD, Named Honorary Members of the European League Against Rheumatism

Mary K. Crow, MD, physician-in-chief and chief of Rheumatology, and Jane E. Salmon, MD, rheumatologist at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), have been named honorary members of the European League Against Rheumatism (EULAR) during the Annual...
12-Jul-2018 4:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Study Launched to See if Weight Loss Surgery Before Knee Replacement Improves Outcomes

A study at Hospital for Special Surgery aims to find out if weight loss surgery before knee replacement could improve outcomes or even eliminate the need for joint replacement in severely overweight patients?
17-May-2018 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Study: Does Hyaluronic Acid Treatment Combined with Exercise Work Better than Exercise Alone for Knee Arthritis?

A new study at Hospital for Special Surgery aims to determine if a hyaluronic acid treatment combined with an exercise program helps patients with knee arthritis more than exercise alone. Hyaluronic acid is a gel-like solution that acts as a...
16-May-2018 3:40 PM EDT Add to Favorites


Concert Pianist “Reborn” After Hand Surgery Restores His Career and His Life

When concert pianist Misha Dichter developed a debilitating condition affecting his hands, it was life-shattering. But after two successful surgeries, the world-renowned virtuoso recently returned to Carnegie Hall for his first major solo...
25-Apr-2018 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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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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