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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 ...

The balancing spine: What happens when we're off kilter?
Nov 12, 2017

Our spine which consists of the neck, upper, mid and lower back is a very unique structure made up of bony vertebrae, discs, spinal cord and nerves. There are several muscles attached to the vertebrae and the joints are supported by ligaments. ...

Jennifer Mitzner New CEO of Hoag Orthopedic Institute
Nov 10, 2017

Orthopedics This Week recently spoke with HOI's new CEO, Jennifer Mitzner, about her appointment and vision for the future of HOI. Read all about it here:

Hoag Orthopedic Taps St. Joseph Hoag CFO to Lead
Nov 10, 2017

Orange County Business Journal health beat reporter, Sherry Hseih, recently spoke with HOI's newly appointed CEO, Jennifer Mitzner, about her role and vision for the future of orthopedics in Southern California. Read all about it here

Back to Play
Nov 9, 2017

On Wednesday, November 1 st, more than 140 students from Portola, Edison, Middle College and Canyon High Schools interested in pursuing careers in athletic training and sports medicine streamed into the auditorium at Hoag Orthopedic Institute in ...

Hoag Orthopedic Institute is Official Medical Sponsor of Newport Beach Triathlon
Nov 9, 2017

Hoag Orthopedic Institute is proud to be confirmed as the official medical sponsor for the Newport Beach Triathlon this Sunday, November 12th. Additionally, Dr. Emilia Ravski is the official Medical Director for the event. Dr. Ravski is a ...

What are the biggest innovations in spinal deformity care in the last 5 to 10 years?
Nov 8, 2017

Dr. Jeremy Smith, Orthopadic Spine Surgeon with Hoag Orthopedic Institute was recently asked to participate in a Becker's Spine Review online article which asked six spine surgeons from across the United States about what the most clinically ...

Jennifer Mitzner Named CEO of Hoag Orthopedic Institute
Nov 6, 2017

IRVINE, Calif. (November 6, 2017) -- Hoag Orthopedic Institute (HOI), one of the highest ranked specialty hospitals in the United States, has announced the appointment of veteran health care executive Jennifer Mitzner to the position of Chief ...

Prescription Drug Take Back Day
Oct 28, 2017

Did you know that most drinking water in the US is contaminated, at some level, by pharmaceuticals? A U.S. Geological Survey found that 53 of 74 testing locations had one or more pharmaceuticals in the water. Outside of water and environmental ...

Dr. Ben Rubin
Sep 27, 2017

Dr. Ben Rubin - photo credit Steve Fryer of OC Register Dr. Ben Rubin, a Hoag Orthopedic surgeon and long-time team physician, was recognized for nearly 40 years of service, overseeing the care of thousands of Servite High School student-athletes and ...

Hoag Orthopedic Institute named "Best Hospital" nationally for Orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report
Sep 13, 2017

U.S. News & World Report recently unveiled its 28 th annual best hospital rankings for 2017-2018, and Hoag Orthopedic Institute was named a ‘Best Hospital’ nationally for orthopedics and a ‘High Performing’ hospital for ...

Hoag Named Exclusive Healthcare Provider for the Orange County Soccer Club
Aug 11, 2017

Hoag Memorial Hospital Presbyterian and the Orange County Soccer Club announced on July 3, 2017 that Hoag is OC Soccer Club’s new exclusive health care provider. The Hoag logo debuted on the Orange County SC’s jersey on July 8 th at the ...

How to Stay Active at Any Age
Aug 3, 2017

No matter your age, exercise is imperative to maintaining good health. That doesn’t mean you need to be 70-years-old and running marathons, but participating in a moderate amount of physical activity each day is key. If you consider yourself ...

4 Things You Need to Know Before Training for a Marathon
Apr 17, 2017

The OC Marathon is right around the corner, here are some quick tips for those considering running a marathon for the first time, or the 100 th time. Don’t overdo it. The “sweet spot” is to run between 15 to 25 miles per week. ...

Hoag Orthopedic Institute Releases 2017 Outcomes Report
Apr 12, 2017

entire HOI staff works tirelessly to continually reach this exemplary level of excellence and we are proud to showcase their dedication and commitment to delivering quality care to our patients..” Hoag Orthopedic Institute is the highest volume ...

What should you know about concussions?
Mar 23, 2017

Concussions most often are a result of a sports-related head collision. More than 300,000 sports-related head injuries are reported annually. But did you know not all concussions involve the loss of consciousness? In fact, most people who’ve ...

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