FAQ: Hamstring Injuries

The hamstring is a complex muscle structure that tends to be injured across a wide variety of activities. It's one of the most common sports injuries. We asked Dr. Carlos Uquillas, a Cedars-Sinai orthopaedic surgeon, how to avoid ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 06, 2019

Ask a Doc: What Is Texting Thumb?

All that texting, swiping, and scrolling can send you to the doctor as well as to your favorite apps. It can lead to inflammation, pain, and even surgery.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jul 29, 2019

What Is Tennis Elbow?

Tennis elbow can happen after many activities. To understand the injury, and how to treat it, we asked sports medicine physician, Dr. Kenton Fibel.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jul 01, 2019

Is running good or bad for your health? We asked a Cedars-Sinai doctor. | ...

"The injury rates for running are not necessarily high, but they are real," says Dr. Carlos Uquillas.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jun 02, 2019

Amputation Isn't Slowing Down Deputy Garrett Rifkin

"I've always wanted to be a cop and this wasn't going to stop me."

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 08, 2019

What are autoimmune diseases?

Because the immune system can target any part of the body, no two autoimmune diseases are the same.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 28, 2019

Ask a Doctor: Torn ACL FAQs

To better understand the treatment of a torn ACL, we talked to Dr. Carlos Uquillas, an orthopaedic surgeon at the Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 16, 2019

Torn Achilles Tendon FAQs

A torn Achilles tendon is a notoriously difficult injury to recover from.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Mar 04, 2019

Rheumatoid Arthritis Diagnosis & Treatment FAQs

Arthritis isn't always something that comes with age.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 28, 2019

Yoga Injury Prevention Tips

Yoga is more laid back than CrossFit, running, or lifting heavy weights, but you can still get injured.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 10, 2018

Desk Yoga: Poses to Try at Your Desk

These simple stretches can help relieve the pain and stiffness that comes with sitting at a desk all day.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 16, 2018

Ask a Doctor: Is Cracking Your Knuckles Bad?

Is knuckle cracking bad for you? Cedars-Sinai's orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Robert Klapper, explains what is actually happening when your joints snap, crack or pop.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 13, 2018

Beach Exercises on Sand: Benefits, Risks & Tips

Running on the beach is great exercise, but it comes with a unique set of hazards.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jun 18, 2018

Overuse Injury Prevention for Young Athletes

Pressure for young athletes to compete in a sport, become the best, and compete all year long is leading to overuse injuries that are irreversible—before reaching high school. Learn more about youth overuse injury prevention.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / May 05, 2018

What Is Tommy John Surgery (UCL Reconstruction)?

The Tommy John procedure, named for the LA Dodgers pitcher who first had the surgery, was performed by Dr. Frank Jobe of Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute. Learn more about UCL reconstructive surgery.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 16, 2018