3,042 Stories From the Community

Brant Hoboken, NJ

"Had my left hip replaced July 2013 (chronic osteoarthritis), and my right knee (an old injury) replaced in December 2013. In April 2014, less than 4 months after having the knee done, I was able to manage a rigorous 1-hour hike down a steep mountain trail to one of my favorite spots in the world, a natural desert hot spring and river called Deep Creek, located in a high desert plateau north of Lake Arrowhead in Southern California. "

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Barbara New York, NY

"I was an ardent yoga practitioner for many years and avid hiker until black ice brought me down. Not in an ashram or on a mountain but right on Fifth Avenue and 13th St. I realized what had happened -- a broken kneecap -- and that I couldn’t get up. I once thought I would never cross the street without crutches again, but now I’m back on the mountain!"

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Anna Whiting, NJ

"First of all, I want to thanks all the professional staff at HSS for the wonderful care I received at the hospital. From the moment I walked through the door, I knew I was in the right place. I suffered for 3 years with bone on bone arthritis. I learned of HSS when I googled on my tablet best place in USA for knee replacement. I called Ann and got an appointment with Dr. Windsor. Thanks to them. I am out of a wheelchair and able to walk and be active again. Thanks and God Bless you all."

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Tim Madison, CT hip Image Hip Resurfacing
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Bill Austin, TX hip Image Hip Revision Surgery
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Margaret Larchmont, NY arm Image Broken Arm
Tara Pleasant Valley, NY

"We have been blessed with four HSS doctors. Two years ago our son had a devastating knee injury that carried a high rate of disability. In addition, he developed something called compartment syndrome, which carried a high rate of amputation. Our home-town surgeon had only seen three such injuries in his entire career. He told us our son would be disabled and faced developing early arthritis. As our son remained in ICU, we were warned of his poor prognosis. Then, a miracle happened."

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knee Image Knee Injury/Condition
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Susan K New York, NY knee Image Knee Replacement
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Rose-Marie Jackson, NJ foot Image Flat Foot
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Rita Boynton Beach, FL shoulder Image Shoulder Replacement
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Richard Marlton, NJ spine Image Spine Fusion
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Peter L. New Milford, CT leg Image Broken Leg