Cedars-Sinai Newsroom (Spine,Orthopaedics,Pain)

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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September
04,
2019
| 03:17 PM 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
| 08:01 PM 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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June
17,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
As the opioid epidemic continues to claim lives and shatter families across the nation, a Cedars-Sinai expert is urging physicians and patients to try managing pain without the addictive pills. "Today, more than ever before, we have a host of othe...
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May
31,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
PopSugar recently interviewed Neel Anand, MD, professor of orthopedic surgery and director of spine trauma at the Cedars-Sinai Spine Center, about what to do if you battle neck pain – and when it’s time to see a physician.  Anand told PopSugar tha...
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May
24,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
James D. Grant, MD, MBA, has joined Cedars-Sinai as chair of the Department of Anesthesiology and physician executive in Perioperative Services. Known for his distinguished record of clinical excellence, organizational leadership and administrativ...
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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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April
06,
2019
| 03:00 PM America/Los_Angeles
City Watch recently interviewed Neel Anand, MD, medical director of Spine Trauma Surgery at Cedars-Sinai, about four types of back pain you should never ignore. “Back pain can bring you down for a few days or a week, but generally, low back pain g...
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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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September
13,
2018
| 06:39 PM America/Los_Angeles
CBS Newspath reporter Chris Martinez recently interviewed Joseph Tu, MD, a pain specialist with the Cedars-Sinai Medical Group, for a story about how suffering chronic pain can be a risk factor for suicide. The CBS report zeroed in on a paper publ...
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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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2017
March
29,
2017
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles — March 29, 2017 — Virtual reality therapy is effective in significantly reducing pain for hospitalized patients, according to a new Cedars-Sinai study. In the study, published online today by JMIR Mental Health, a sister publication o...
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2015
November
18,
2015
| 10:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
Los Angeles - Nov. 18, 2015--Harnessing the power of social media, medical researchers have sifted through more than two billion tweets and online posts to study the harmful side effects of narcotics medication taken for chronic pain. The research...
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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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March
18,
2011
| 08:00 AM America/Los_Angeles
When physical therapy and drugs fail to relieve back or neck pain, patients often turn to spinal fusion surgery as a last resort, but two new studies show that in certain situations, especially when several discs are involved, artificial disc replace...
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