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Sandra Cleveland, OH hip Image Hip Injury/Condition
Nancy E. Forest Hills, NY

"The large glomus tumor was removed and for the first time in years I was free of its horrible pain. It has been seven weeks since the surgery and my thumb is returning to normal."

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Deborah Oakdale, NY

"I had total knee replacement and was up and about in no time. I had very little pain after the surgery."

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Fay New York, NY

"Thank you Hospital for Special Surgery and Dr. Figgie for restoring my happy, active life. It is truly a miracle."

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Janis Dalton, PA hip Image Hip Injury/Condition
Kenneth Wanaque, NJ

"I am a professional Martial Arts instructor and was able after completing rehab to demonstrate moves I had not been able to show for years. "

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Lora New York, NY

"My game is not a sport. It's the game of life. I have an autoimmune disease called myositis. My treatment includes oral prednisone and monthly infusions of IVIG. When I first got sick almost 20 years ago I was 44. I was an elementary school teacher but had to leave due to extreme weakness in my arms and legs. I could barely walk or bathe myself. I refused to just give in to the disease and view my life as over. "

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Nicos Athens, Greece knee Image Knee Replacement
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Carmine New York, NY knee Image ACL Injury
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Kim New York, NY hip Image Hip Injury/Condition
Dr. Gerald C. Saratoga Springs, NY

"The entire experience was exceptional and I was able to return to work just 25 days after surgery with no pain or discomfort during my 10 hour day. I would return to the Hospital For Special Surgery for any orthopedic procedure without hesitation."

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