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Gender Differences Mean More Knee Injuries for Women teaser image
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Gender Differences Mean More Knee Injuries for Women

Women athletes are twice as likely to tear their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) as men, a figure that varies by sport. Dr. Natasha Trentacosta, a Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institu...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jul 23, 2021

Scars and Curves: A Scoliosis Patient Finds Healing in Art teaser image
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Scars and Curves: A Scoliosis Patient Finds Healing in Art

Sandra Gray doesn't remember her first scoliosis surgery. That's because she was just one and a half years old. This signaled the start of a 25-year journey against an unusually ag...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jun 21, 2021

Scoliosis: When Life Throws Your Child a Curveball teaser image
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Scoliosis: When Life Throws Your Child a Curveball

It's important to catch scoliosis early to stop it from causing problems, but luckily, you can check for it at home if your child can't be tested at school yet.

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jun 16, 2021

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Faces of Cedars-Sinai: Dr. David Skaggs

Meet Dr. David Skaggs, the newly appointed director of Pediatric Orthopaedics and co-director of the Cedars-Sinai Spine Center. We asked him why he's excited to join Cedars-Sinai a...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Apr 12, 2021

New Center for Outpatient Hip and Knee Surgery Improves Access teaser image
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New Center for Outpatient Hip and Knee Surgery Improves Access

As COVID-19 has made some patients wary of extended stays in a hospital. Cedars-Sinai has opened a Center for Outpatient Hip and Knee Surgery to increase the number of outpatient j...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 24, 2021

Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute Provides World-Class Joint Care for All ... teaser image
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Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute Provides World-Class Joint ...

The Joint Preservation Program at the Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute was established to help patients maintain their desired level of activity without near-term surgical interv...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 19, 2021

One Soccer Star, Two Torn ACLs: How Cedars-Sinai Made a Difference for One ... teaser image
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One Soccer Star, Two Torn ACLs: How Cedars-Sinai Made a Differ...

Emily Wiggins tore the anterior cruciate ligaments (ACLs) in both of her knees. Thanks to the personalized care and adolescent sports medicine expertise available at Cedars-Sinai a...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Feb 19, 2021

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Maximizing Mobility

Severe arthritis in degenerated joints can cause as much pain and disability as a hip or knee fracture, says Cedars-Sinai orthopaedic surgeon Brad Penenberg, MD. Recent advances in...

Discoveries / Feb 15, 2021

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New Spin on Spinal Discs

A new stem cell technology to halt spinal disc degeneration could potentially alleviate back pain in people with the condition, which strikes when the discs between the vertebrae o...

Discoveries / Oct 12, 2020

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Dancing Again: Patient Jeanie Sewell

When North Hollywood resident Jeanie Sewell was dealing with a lot of arthritis pain in her hip and looking for a doctor to perform a hip replacement, it was an easy decision. Her ...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Sep 21, 2020

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What Quarantine Is Doing to Your Feet

We know that shoes can cause a lot of damage to our feet. But did you know walking barefoot around the house is leading to plantar fasciitis, tendinitis and broken toes. Doctors at...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Aug 31, 2020

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Crush the Weekend—Not Your Joints

For casual athletes who escape the demands of adulthood through exercise and playing sports, pursuing their athletic passions on weekends brings joy—and the possibility of joint in...

Cedars-Sinai Magazine / Feb 26, 2020

Word: CREPITUS teaser image
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Word: CREPITUS

Crepitus, that grating, crackling or popping sounds that noise that accompanies flexing a joint. What is it and should it worry you?

Discoveries / Feb 17, 2020

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Finer Fracture Care

Hip fracture can be deadly for seniors. After a fall, about a third of patients die within a year of related complications. Another third will never regain the mobility or independ...

Discoveries / Feb 17, 2020

Athletes Can Return to Play in Half the Time with New Thumb Ligament Surgery ... teaser image
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Athletes Can Return to Play in Half the Time with New Thumb Li...

Dr. Steven Shin at the Cedars-Sinai Orthopaedic program has developed an internal brace augmentation technique as a method for repairing thumb ulnar collateral ligament tears (UCL)...

Cedars-Sinai Blog / Jan 19, 2020