Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Information and tips to help people get back to living the life they deserve

  • Lymphedema of the breast: Find the right treatment for you

    Lymphedema of the breast: Find the right treatment for you

    You can maintain lymphatic function and flow with preventive measures

  • Exercise and physical activity are key to living well with Parkinson's

    Exercise and physical activity are key to living well with Parkinson's

    Exercise can be helpful whether you have been living with Parkinson’s for a day or for decades.

  • Wheeze, sneeze, compete: Athletes and asthma

    Wheeze, sneeze, compete: Athletes and asthma

    Although athletes suffer from asthma at a higher rate than the general public, it doesn’t mean they can’t compete at an elite level.

  • ×

    Zip Code
    Thank you for subscribing!
    Error - something went wrong!
  • You can’t break your funny bone, but small stress fractures can happen to anyone

    You can’t break your funny bone, but small stress fractures can happen to anyone

    Somewhere on the lower end of the scale of medical problems are compressed nerves and minor stress fractures. While these can be painful, they are highly treatable, with full recovery likely.

  • Camp and sports physicals: Prepping for summertime fun

    Camp and sports physicals: Prepping for summertime fun

    One of the most important things you can do to help your child stay safe and have a fun summer is to schedule a physical before they head off to camp or practice

  • Changing lives with occupational therapy

    Changing lives with occupational therapy

    Restoring independence to people whose ability to do daily tasks has been affected by illness, injury or surgery

  • Is your sport causing you pain? Let’s go to the video

    Is your sport causing you pain? Let’s go to the video

    Dousedaicon Sports Medicine offers movement assessments for all types and levels of activities

  • Want to stay in good health as you age? Take care of your joints

    Want to stay in good health as you age? Take care of your joints

    Whether it’s prevention or treatment, it’s important to stay on top of issues with your knees, hips or other joints

  • Comeback Kid Donovan Carter talks health and recovery at the Wellness Corner

    Comeback Kid Donovan Carter talks health and recovery at the Wellness Corner

    Former UCLA Bruins Defensive Lineman and Former NFL player, Donovan Carter, Talks Health and Recovery at the Irvine Wellness Corner

  • Bone health for women after age 50

    Bone health for women after age 50

    Turning 50 comes with a lot of changes for most women, including bone density loss. Learn how to keep your bones strong as you age.

  • How to properly choose, pack and lift heavy backpacks

    How to properly choose, pack and lift heavy backpacks

    Help your child avoid back injury by following these safety tips.

  • Could your child have Osgood-Schlatter Disease?

    Could your child have Osgood-Schlatter Disease?

    This painful, sports-related condition is surprisingly common in growing kids.

  • Creativity fuels recovery for cancer patients

    Creativity fuels recovery for cancer patients

    When a cancer patient signs up for an art therapy group, she discovers a new way to express her emotions.

  • Talking about running for fitness with Olympian Carol Rodriguez and Dr. David Gibbons

    Talking about running for fitness with Olympian Carol Rodriguez and Dr. David Gibbons

    So you’re interested in starting to run for exercise, or in taking your running to the next level: Good for you!

  • Worried about your young athlete and concussions? Advice from a boxer and a doctor

    Worried about your young athlete and concussions? Advice from a boxer and a doctor

    Josesito Lopez and Joey Gee, M.D., discuss the importance of knowing the symptoms of concussions and understanding the recovery process.

  • Jump, twist, slide, ouch! More young athletes suffer ACL tears

    Jump, twist, slide, ouch! More young athletes suffer ACL tears

    More young athletes, especially girls, are suffering ACL tears. Here are some exercises than can help reduce these injuries.

  • Should coaches ban heading the soccer ball?

    Should coaches ban heading the soccer ball?

    You may want to think twice before you head that soccer ball coming at you—you may be hurting your brain more than you realize.

  • Considering non-traditional sports for your kids

    Considering non-traditional sports for your kids

    Getting kids involved in sports can have many health benefits . Professional bowler Sean Rash shares his perspective.

  • Ask an expert: Can vegans and vegetarians be serious athletes?

    Ask an expert: Can vegans and vegetarians be serious athletes?

    Serena Williams does it. Carl Lewis did it. Can you compete without eating meat?

  • ×

    Zip Code
    Thank you for subscribing!
    Error - something went wrong!
  • Study: rheumatoid arthritis affects different joints in different ways

    Study: rheumatoid arthritis affects different joints in different ways

    The results could influence how clinicians assess, treat and evaluate drugs for rheumatoid arthritis.

  • loading
    Loading More...