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Blog Posts in 2018

Hoag Orthopedic Institute Begins Enrolling Patients in Nationwide Study Detailing Joint Replacement Experience Via Zimmer Biomet mymobility™ App with Apple Watch®
Dec 12, 2018

IRVINE, Calif. (December 12, 2018) – Hoag Orthopedic Institute (HOI), one of the largest providers of orthopedic care in the nation, is the only Southern California hospital participating in the newly launched, multi-site Zimmer Biomet ...

Hoag Orthopedic Institute Named '2018 Top Workplace' by The Orange County Register
Dec 7, 2018

Survey of More than 30,000 Employees Highlighted Top Employers with Highest Job Satisfaction Rates IRVINE, Calif. [December 7, 2018] – Hoag Orthopedic Institute (HOI), one of the largest providers of orthopedic care in the nation, has been ...

How Sleep Affects Osteoporosis Risk and Bone Health
Oct 26, 2018

Dr. Adam Rivadeneyra, a sports medicine specialist with Hoag Orthopedic Institute, recently sat down with HealthCentral to discuss the ways sleep, or lack thereof, can impact your risk for osteoporosis. Learn more about why you should make it a ...

Hoag Orthopedic Institute to Host "Competing on Value: A View from the Front Lines" on Friday, October 26
Oct 22, 2018

Hoag Orthopedics Research, Education, and Community Outreach Program to partner with sponsors Hoag Hospital and Providence St. Joseph Health for educational healthcare event IRVINE, Calif. – Hoag Orthopedic Institute (HOI), one of the largest ...

Hoag Orthopedic Institute to Host "Competing on Value: A View from the Front Lines" on Friday, October 26
Oct 19, 2018

IRVINE, Calif. [October 17, 2018] – Hoag Orthopedic Institute (HOI), one of the largest providers of orthopedic care in the nation, has partnered with Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian and Providence St. Joseph Health, to host ...

Ankle Mobility, Ankle Instability, and Exercises to Strengthen Your Ankle
Jul 9, 2018

Complexities of the ankle joint The ankle is primarily considered a hinged joint in which it only allows one plane of motion, similar to a hinge on a door. This means that the ankle itself is responsible for up and down motion, or what we refer to as ...

Hoag Orthopedic Institute Named 'Best Place to Work in Healthcare' by Modern Healthcare
Jun 25, 2018

HOI only Southern California hospital to receive national distinction three years in a row IRVINE, Calif. [June 25, 2018] – Hoag Orthopedic Institute (HOI), one of the largest providers of orthopedic care in the nation, has been named a Modern ...

A Thank You to Dr. Steven Gausewitz
Jun 25, 2018

Effective July 1, 2018, Dr. Steven Gausewitz will be leaving the practice of orthopedic surgery to enjoy a well-deserved retirement with friends and family. We would like to thank Dr. Gausewitz for his more than 35 years of contributions to the Hoag ...

Should teenagers and youth participate in weight lifting?
Jun 20, 2018

Does Lifting Weights Stunt Growth? Dr. Adam Rivadeneyra, a sports medicine specialist with Hoag Orthopedic Institute, recently spoke with HealthLine, a huge online health outlet, about the confusion surrounding weight lighting and stunted growth. ...

Should Teenagers Be Weightlifting?
Jun 11, 2018

Does weight lifting stunt growth in kids under 18 (what does the science say)? No. Weightlifting, when done safely and with proper form, is healthy and not harmful to growth at all. Kids can develop pain and problems from overuse if they do any ...

NAON Presentation - Susanne Porter
May 23, 2018

Hoag Orthopedic’s very own Susanne Porter, RN, MSN, FNP-C, CRNFA, CNOR spoke at the National Association of Orthopaedic Nurses’ (NAON) 38 th Annual Congress on Enhanced Recovery Program (ERP) for Total Joint Replacement. This event aims ...

Is Walking Barefoot A Good Idea?
May 21, 2018

By Dr. Jonathan Kaplan, foot and ankle specialist What are the benefits? There are multiple schools of thought regarding barefoot walking as there are both benefits and risks to doing so. The most straightforward benefit to barefoot walking is that ...

HOI's first mock surgery event
May 3, 2018

Hoag Orthopedic Institute Surgery Center – Newport Beach (HOI) recently hosted more than two dozen students from Santa Ana charter school, El Sol Academy, to play real-life “Operation” in a mock surgery where the kids played ...

11 Benefits of Strength Training That Have Nothing to Do With Muscle Size
Mar 27, 2018

Dr. Adam Rivadeneyra, a sports medicine physician with Hoag Orthopedic Institute, recently sat down with US News & World Report to talk about all the perks of strength training. Ever wonder why its popular? Or if it's for you? Read more here: ...

National Nutrition Month® 2018- "Go Further with Food"
Mar 19, 2018

March is National Nutrition Month® and the theme for 2018 is encouraging all to “Go Further with Food,” not only by welcoming the numerous benefits of healthy eating habits and physical activity, but also by urging us to find ways to ...