Osteoarthritis

Osteoarthritis In the News

  • A Second Chance at Health
    AARP Bulletin – December 21, 2015
    HSS patient Jinglan Liu shares how the hospital's health program helped her overcome symptoms associated with osteoarthritis...
  • Poverty Influences the Effects of Race and Education on Pain After Knee Replacement Surgery
    HSS – November 11, 2015
    HSS presents study at the American College of Rheumatology (ACR) Annual Meeting that determines race and level of education are known risks for poorer function after knee replacement surgery...
  • Study Points to Benefits of Knee Replacement Surgery Over Therapy Alone
    The New York Times – October 21, 2015
    HSS' Dr. Mathias Bostrom assesses the results of a new knee replacement study with the New York Times...
  • Hip Surgery Safe, Effective in Psoriatic Arthritis
    Medscape – October 12, 2015
    Medscape reports that HSS rheumatologists find that patients with psoriatic arthritis or cutaneous psoriasis are not at risk for worse outcomes after total hip arthroplasty than patients with osteoarthritis...
  • 4 Things Your Knees Say About Your Health
    MSN – June 1, 2015
    Michael B. Cross, MD discusses the onset of osteoarthritis...
  • Studies Suggest More Joint Replacement Patients Under Age 65 Years Have Severe Osteoarthritis
    PainMedicineNews – March 19, 2015
    The fastest-growing population of patients undergoing total hip replacement (THR) and total knee replacement (TKR) in the United States is age 65 years or younger. Despite being at least 10 years younger than the “older” people getting THR or TKR, an increasing number of these younger patients have more severe osteoarthritis (OA) and are in worse shape at the time of surgery with regard to pain scores and emotional/mental health, according to data from two companion studies reflecting national trends in the United States....
  • Top 9 Arthritis Signs: Do You Have Them?
    Newsmax – February 3, 2015
    The signs of arthritis are many and varied. It cannot be discounted as an "old person's" disease because evidence of arthritis often shows up in people under the age of 65....
  • Allergic to Metal in Knee Replacement, Patient Travels to HSS to Get Help for Little-Known Problem
    HSS – December 14, 2014
    Diane Vellucci says she has much to be thankful for this holiday season. At this time last year, she doubted she would live to see another Christmas. All because Diane, 56, was allergic to her knee replacement, or, more specifically, to the metal used in the joint implant....
  • Treating Two Knees with One Surgery
    DailyRX.com – March 18, 2014
    Patients with arthritis in both knees sometimes choose to undergo a double replacement surgery on the same day. A recent study looked at whether this operation is safe for rheumatoid arthritis patients....
  • Dr. Mary Goldring Named President of Orthopaedic Research Society
    HSS – March 17, 2014
    Mary B. Goldring, Ph.D., senior scientist at Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS) in New York City, has been named president of the Orthopaedic Research Society (ORS). The inauguration took place at the organization’s annual meeting on March 17 in New Orleans, with more than 2600 attendees....
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