Treating Back Pain Without Surgery

About 80% of people will experience back pain at some point in their life. It’s a leading cause of missed workdays and work limitations. Finding a solution can be frustrating, but treating back pain doesn’t have to start with pain ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Oct 23, 2019


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 03, 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