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Blog Posts in June, 2018

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 ...