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

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2022
September
19,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Jeannea Jordan, who turns 80 in October, is a local sailing pioneer who began racing and cruising her 30-foot sailboat 25 years ago when few women were part of the sport. When a tumor on her spine ran her aground last year and her oncologist at anoth...
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September
14,
2022
| 06:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
As a senior at Burbank High School, Keith Kasitz has his future ahead of him. But what he’s looking forward to right now is getting back to playing the sport he loves: football.As a right tackle and right guard, Kasitz is accustomed to getting hit, b...
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September
01,
2022
| 06:15 AM America/Los_Angeles
While the Los Angeles Rams quarterback Matthew Stafford works on his timing in the pocket, sports medicine specialists from Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute—renowned for treating today's top professional athletes—are going through their reps to kee...
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August
11,
2022
| 07:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Adelynn Garza knows a thing or two about beating the odds.Adelynn was born three months early, weighing just 2 pounds, 8 ounces, and was immediately diagnosed with severe cerebral palsy, a neurological disorder that affects movement and muscle tone. ...
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July
11,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Ever since Corey Walker, MD, became a spine surgeon, the traditional measure of success focused on how well a patient was able to walk, bend or move after spine surgery. Now, with the help of artificial intelligence, Walker is measuring success diffe...
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June
30,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
The first rule of sun safety is to start young."When it comes to kids and sun-safety habits, it’s essential to start early and to model the behaviors we want our children to use throughout life," said Tracy Zaslow, MD, pediatric sports medicine speci...
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May
24,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Behind orthopaedic nurse Paulina Andujo' s contagious smile lies not only a compassionate caregiver but also a unique talent."I DJ on the side; it's my creative outlet," Andujo said. "It's my therapy."Growing up in Sunray, Texas, a rural town with a ...
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April
13,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Like many collegiate athletes, Dahlia Fink, 18, was introduced to sports at a young age.  "When she was 4 years old, I took her to a baseball clinic at the park, and that was when she first started playing," said Dahlia's father, Christopher Fink. "I...
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April
04,
2022
| 07:02 AM America/Los_Angeles
Every Thursday, a panel of clinicians from Cedars-Sinai gathers on a video call to spend a full hour talking about a single patient. Each week, the patient is different, but all have one thing in common: No doctor has been able to figure out exactly ...
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March
17,
2022
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai orthopaedic experts will present their latest advances in treatments and research at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS) in Chicago March 22-26, sharing innovations to improve the quality of patient ...
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March
04,
2022
| 09:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
Orthopaedic surgeons Brad Penenberg, MD, and Sean Rajaee, MD, have been named co-directors of the Center for Outpatient Hip and Knee Surgery at Cedars-Sinai. Together they will lead the effort in delivering outstanding patient care and improving the ...
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February
08,
2022
| 11:56 AM America/Los_Angeles
Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute sports medicine specialists and surgeons—team physicians for the L.A. Rams and renowned for treating today's top professional athletes—have treated numerous players who were in this year's playoffs and will be in th...
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2021
November
04,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Spine neurosurgeon Corey Walker, MD, was recently selected to join the faculty of the Department of Neurosurgery at Cedars-Sinai. Walker comes to Cedars-Sinai from the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, where he distinguished himself in the su...
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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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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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April
13,
2021
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
When Maria Reynoso developed low-back pain, she thought it was not serious and would quickly go away. She was an active gym member who had recently retired after 33 years as a second-grade schoolteacher and was always available to help her aging pare...
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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
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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October
14,
2020
| 06:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
In the wake of the opioid addiction crisis that has cost more than 500,000 U.S. lives, medical investigators have focused on finding new methods to help patients control pain. Brennan Spiegel, MD, director of Cedars-Sinai's Health Services Research a...
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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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February
17,
2020
| 14:43 PM America/Los_Angeles
Self magazine recently interviewed Ilan Danan, MD, sports neurologist and pain management specialist at the Center for Sports Neurology and Pain Medicine at Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute, about exercise-induced headaches.“These kinds of headache...
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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
| 06:00 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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September
04,
2019
| 06:17 AM America/Los_Angeles
ABC News recently interviewed Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS, director of Cedars-Sinai's Health Service Research, about his new study showing the value of virtual reality (VR) for pain management. The study, published in the journal PLOS|ONE, the Public L...
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August
14,
2019
| 11:01 AM America/Los_Angeles
A new study, published today in PLOS|ONE, the Public Library of Science, demonstrates the effectiveness of using virtual reality (VR) to combat pain for hospitalized patients. The study builds on previous work led by Brennan Spiegel, MD, MSHS, direct...
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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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