Articles tagged with 'Geriatrics' & 'Orthopaedics' | Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Geriatrics,Orthopaedics)

2021
July
22,
2021
| 06:05 AM America/Los_Angeles
Molly Neinstein took up gymnastics when she was just 7. Within a few years, she was climbing the ranks of competitive gymnastics and seemingly on a fast track to becoming nationally recognized.Then, a few years ago, the high school junior from Calaba...
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July
06,
2021
| 06:06 AM America/Los_Angeles
Health experts have a new message for seniors, who they once cautioned to stay home and protect themselves against COVID-19: "As long as you are vaccinated, you can go out!" said Sonja Rosen, MD, chief of Geriatric Medicine at Cedars-Sinai.Before COV...
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June
21,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Nurses aren’t just heroes at the bedside. Some have a lasting impact long after a patient goes home. Consider orthopaedic nurse Sandra (Sandy) Nahom—and the young amputee patient she helped inspire after a tragic accident.That patient, 19-year-old Co...
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May
24,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Osteoporosis is a silent disease that can affect  anyone regardless of age and gender.According to the National Osteoporosis Foundation, an estimated 10 million people in the United States have osteoporosis, a disease that causes weak, thinning bones...
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2020
November
23,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The Minister brothers, Larry, Drew, and Justin, have a lot in common, including their love of the outdoors and a family passion for off-roading in the Nevada desert. But what really fuels the brothers' devotion to each other is their shared diagnoses...
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November
12,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Older adults who joined group exercise classes experienced decreased loneliness and social isolation, according to a new Cedars-Sinai study conducted before the COVID-19 pandemic. The classes have continued virtually since March, and early results su...
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November
04,
2020
| 06:08 AM America/Los_Angeles
Many parents and school-age athletes worry that when the pandemic ends and high school athletics and youth-club sports come back, young athletes will have a hard time returning to their winning form. But the pandemic doesn't have to put young athl...
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September
13,
2020
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Seclusion, masks and frequent testing are the key to a healthy season for the NFL's Los Angeles Rams, said Neal S. ElAttrache, MD, co-chair of Medical Affairs at Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute and chief of Sports Medicine at Cedars-Sinai. ElAt...
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July
15,
2020
| 08:43 AM America/Los_Angeles
When Maurice Turner, MD, was a young boy growing up in the San Diego area, his maternal grandmother would tuck him and his two older brothers into bed. Then she’d whisper into their ears, “I want you to become a doctor.” His brothers went in other...
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July
07,
2020
| 09:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
Shortly after COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, more than 450 older adults learned their weekly exercise classes offered through the Cedars-Sinai Geriatrics Program were on hold. But under the quick-thinking direction of geriatrician Allison Moser Ma...
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April
06,
2020
| 14:36 PM America/Los_Angeles
For the past two years, more than 450 elderly adults have gathered weekly for Leveraging Exercise to Age in Place, or LEAP, classes led by the Cedars-Sinai Geriatrics Program. But with recent mandates for the nation to practice social distancing -- a...
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March
19,
2020
| 05:28 AM America/Los_Angeles
Although some people who come down with COVID-19 experience few or no symptoms, others may not be as resilient, especially if they have longstanding health issues.Cedars-Sinai experts say the following groups should take extra care in trying to avoid...
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February
11,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
LiveStrong.com recently interviewed Vernon Williams, MD, sports neurologist and founding director of the Center for Sports Neurology and Pain Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute, and Neel Anand, MD, professor of orthopaedic surgery and dir...
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January
31,
2020
| 07:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
Orthopaedic surgeons increasingly rely on new therapies to treat a range of muscular-skeletal conditions. But surgeons do not always agree on the use or effectiveness of the treatments that include stem cells and platelet-rich plasma.Now a center, co...
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2019
November
26,
2019
| 06:10 AM America/Los_Angeles
The holidays are supposed to be a time for celebration and togetherness, but they can be tough on older adults who run a high risk of being socially isolated.Social isolation can be easily overlooked as a health concern even though it can have the sa...
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November
26,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Runner's World recently interviewed Steve Yoon, MD, physiatrist and director of the Regenerative Sports and Joint Clinic at Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute, about prescription use in patients with knee osteoarthritis. The article is based on a ...
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October
21,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Runners World recently interviewed Joshua Scott, MD, a primary care sports medicine physician at the Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute, about the pros and cons of the flu shot for marathon and competitive runners. “The flu is a virus, and it can ...
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September
23,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
With more than a quarter of seniors in the U.S. falling each year, many risk breaking a brittle bone, according to the National Council on Aging, which today is marking Falls Prevention Awareness Day. And often, seniors don't realize why they are at ...
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August
07,
2019
| 09:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
Zab Mosenifar, MD, professor and executive vice chair in the Department of Medicine at Cedars-Sinai, was recently interviewed by longtime BBC correspondent Peter Bowes for his 100th episode of the Live Long and Master Aging podcast.The nearly one-hou...
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July
09,
2019
| 06:03 AM America/Los_Angeles
Over the last two decades, alumni of the Kerlan-Jobe Orthopaedic Clinic Sports Medicine Fellowship Program have played a significant leadership role in the nation's foremost sports medicine society. The legacy of the orthopaedic clinic continues this...
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June
18,
2019
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Melinda Goldrich and Andrea Goldrich Cayton have donated $10 million in honor of their late father, Holocaust survivor and prominent Los Angeles real estate developer Jona Goldrich, Cedars-Sinai announced today. The gift will establish the Jona Goldr...
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May
23,
2019
| 10:30 AM America/Los_Angeles
As Memorial Day approaches, orthopaedic surgeon Daniel C. Allison, MD, finds himself thinking about his recent deployment as a Navy reservist physician in northern Iraq.  It was his second day of deployment when Allison got a taste of the reality ...
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January
31,
2019
| 11:34 AM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles Times Sports Reporter Dylan Hernandez recently interviewed Neal S. ElAttrache, MD, a renowned orthopaedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist at Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute. As the head team physician for the Los Angeles Rams, E...
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2018
December
28,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
In the lab, the operating room and the community, in 2018, Cedars-Sinai physicians and researchers led important advances in orthopaedic surgery, transplant surgery, transgender programs, gene therapy, tissue regeneration, injury prevention and more....
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December
20,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
In the midst of wrapping presents, stuffing stockings and shopping for family holiday dinners, hosts also need to make sure their home is safe for elderly guests. A Cedars-Sinai doctor offers safety reminders to help you prepare for these elderly vis...
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October
22,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new method developed at Cedars-Sinai may revolutionize how severe injuries are treated by harnessing stem cells to regrow tissue damaged by major trauma, such as traffic accidents or war injuries. The new tissue-regeneration technique recently e...
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October
17,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
ACL: FAST FACTS One of the four major ligaments of the knee, an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is a band of tissue that connects the thigh bone to the shin bone. An ACL injury occurs from overstretching or tearing the ligament, often caused b...
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August
06,
2018
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
At a recent workout in Los Angeles, twenty shadow boxers throw their fists in the air, shouting and counting their punches.But unlike most gym classes in the youth-obsessed city, everyone in this room is over 65 years old.In partnership with Jewish F...
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March
07,
2018
| 14:06 PM America/Los_Angeles
In a front-page story in the Beverly Press, reporter Luke Harold explored the journey undertaken by Cedars-Sinai orthopaedic surgeon Robert Klapper, MD, to study the joints and bones of the long extinct saber-toothed cat. Klapper went to unusual l...
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March
06,
2018
| 00:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Christopher Rowles sits on a beach chair, crossing one leg over the other as he enjoys the sunset at Point Mugu. He missed performing that simple maneuver, not to mention walks on the beach and trout fishing, until recently. The former Los Angeles...
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