Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Orthopaedics)

2019
November
26,
2019
| 03:00 PM 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
| 03:00 PM 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
| 03:00 PM 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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May
23,
2019
| 07:30 PM 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
| 08:34 PM 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
| 03:00 PM 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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October
22,
2018
| 03:00 PM 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
| 03:00 PM 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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March
07,
2018
| 11:06 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
| 09:00 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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2011
August
19,
2011
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai’s Orthopaedic Center is one of only 60 hospitals nationwide to be named as one of the “Hospitals with Great Orthopaedic Programs,” a distinction awarded by Becker’s Hospital Review, a national magazine focused on healthcare services and ...
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May
20,
2011
| 09:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
When two adjacent discs in the low back wear out, become compressed and cause unmanageable pain, numbness or other symptoms, replacement with artificial discs can be a viable alternative to standard fusion surgery, based on two-year post-surgery data...
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