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07.09.2018
Ankle Mobility, Ankle Instability, and Exercises to Strengthen Your Ankle

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 ...

12.16.2016
What is Plantar Fasciitis?

Plantar Fasciitis is a condition that affects individuals from all walks of life. From the weekend warrior, to the professional athlete and everywhere in between, this painful condition can be debilitating. We sat down with Dr. Andrew Gerken, one of ...

02.18.2016
What Women Need to Know about Picking the Right Shoes

Women have countless numbers of shoe styles to choose from – ranging from stilettos, pumps, wedges, flats – the list goes on and on. But walking may be difficult if your feet hurt with every step you take. Finding the perfect shoe fit and ...

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12.12.2018
Hoag Orthopedic Institute Begins Enrolling Patients in Nationwide Study Detailing Joint Replacement Experience Via Zimmer Biomet mymobility™ App with Apple Watch®

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 ...

09.13.2017
Hoag Orthopedic Institute named "Best Hospital" nationally for Orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report

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 ...

03.18.2015
Direct Anterior Total Hip Replacement

Join Dr. Jay Patel, as he discusses the direct anterior approach for hip replacement surgery. Learn about this technique and how it differs from other approaches.

11.26.2012
Hip Replacement for the Orthopedic Surgeon: On the Other Side of the Scalpel: pt.19

After making rounds, Executive Medical Director, Dr. Alan Beyer, checks in on Thanksgiving Day for his final vlog in this series. We hope those of you who are considering orthopedic surgery have found this chronicle of Dr. Beyer’s experience ...

12.12.2018
Hoag Orthopedic Institute Begins Enrolling Patients in Nationwide Study Detailing Joint Replacement Experience Via Zimmer Biomet mymobility™ App with Apple Watch®

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 ...

09.13.2017
Hoag Orthopedic Institute named "Best Hospital" nationally for Orthopedics by U.S. News & World Report

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 ...

10.21.2015
What Can Be Done to Strengthen Knees?

There are many exercises and activities that can help strengthen the muscles around the knee joint. What is important is that it works for your lifestyle, your level of fitness and they do not create more pain. General exercises include- Isometric ...

08.07.2012
Hoag Orthopedic Institute's Dr. Robert S. Gorab named one of the top knee surgeons in the United States by Orthopedics This Week

IRVINE, Calif. - Robert S. Gorab, M.D., Chief Medical Officer at Hoag Orthopedic Institute, was recently named one of the top 26 knee surgeons in the United States by Orthopedics This Week. He was the only surgeon in Southern California to be honored ...

04.30.2019
Measles Update

Measles cases continue to be identified in California and across the U.S. Measles is a highly contagious infectious disease caused by the measles (rubeola) virus. The symptoms (fever, fatigue, cough, runny nose, conjunctivitis/pink eye) usually begin ...

03.20.2019
Unique Coordinated Care is Key Differentiator for OC Soccer Club Players

In late January, Hoag Orthopedic Institute and ProSport Physical Therapy and Performance announced their partnership, but they have been providing coordinated care to the Orange County Soccer Club for some time now. Both HOI and ProSport are well ...

03.20.2019
National Nutrition Month 2019 | 7 Steps to Simplify Eating & Exercise Habits

March is National Nutrition Month® and it is a great time to remind us all of the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and exercise habits. Hoag Orthopedic Institute's registered dietitian nutritionist, Reema ...

03.07.2019
Exercise Over 50

For any age, regular exercise is one of the best things you can do to stay healthy. As people get older, chronic injuries and health problems may become more limiting in terms of how much and what types of activity are best. Before starting a new ...

03.20.2019
National Nutrition Month 2019 | 7 Steps to Simplify Eating & Exercise Habits

March is National Nutrition Month® and it is a great time to remind us all of the importance of making informed food choices and developing sound eating and exercise habits. Hoag Orthopedic Institute's registered dietitian nutritionist, Reema ...

03.19.2018
National Nutrition Month® 2018- "Go Further with Food"

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 ...

03.10.2017
National Nutrition Month® 2017 - "Put Your Best Fork Forward"

March is National Nutrition Month® (NNM) and the theme for 2017 is encouraging all to “Put Your Best Fork Forward,” by making informed food choices, and developing sound eating and physical activity habits. I am a fan of this ...

01.25.2016
Dietary Guidelines

Happy New Year! If eating healthy is one of your New Year resolutions, then use the New 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans to help you get started and to become more mindful about what you eat. What are the Dietary Guidelines? Every 5 years a new ...

04.30.2019
Measles Update

Measles cases continue to be identified in California and across the U.S. Measles is a highly contagious infectious disease caused by the measles (rubeola) virus. The symptoms (fever, fatigue, cough, runny nose, conjunctivitis/pink eye) usually begin ...

03.20.2019
Unique Coordinated Care is Key Differentiator for OC Soccer Club Players

In late January, Hoag Orthopedic Institute and ProSport Physical Therapy and Performance announced their partnership, but they have been providing coordinated care to the Orange County Soccer Club for some time now. Both HOI and ProSport are well ...

03.07.2019
Exercise Over 50

For any age, regular exercise is one of the best things you can do to stay healthy. As people get older, chronic injuries and health problems may become more limiting in terms of how much and what types of activity are best. Before starting a new ...

03.06.2019
Join Team HOI for the 2019 Walk to Cure Arthritis at Angel Stadium Saturday, May 18th

Hoag Orthopedic Institute is proud to be the signature sponsor for the 2019 Walk to Cure Arthritis event being held on Saturday, May 18th at Angel Stadium. Dr. Dave Shukla is this year’s medical honoree. This event welcomes residents, ...

01.16.2019
Hoag Orthopedic Institute Partners with ProSport Physical Therapy & Performance to Expand Musculoskeletal Health Footprint in Southern California

IRVINE, Calif. (January 22, 2019) – Hoag Orthopedic Institute (HOI), one of the largest providers of orthopedic care in the nation, has announced it has entered into a partnership with Costa Mesa, California-based ProSport Physical Therapy ...

01.28.2015
Rapid Recovery After Hip and Knee Surgery

Join Dr. Steven Gausewitz, as he discusses how advancements in total joint replacement techniques can return patients to active life faster with faster recovery time and less pain.

11.18.2014
Rapid Recovery for Hip and Knee Replacement

Join orthopedic surgeon, Dr. James Caillouette, as he discusses new total joint replacement techniques, including rapid recovery joint replacement – a minimally invasive technique that is less painful and can return patients to active life ...

01.05.2016
Signs You Have Dislocated Your Shoulder

Background Information The arm’s upper bone, the humerus, sits in a shallow well on the scapula known as a glenoid. This is the primary skeletal structure of the shoulder. The glenoid is made slightly more stable by a ring of cartilage known as ...

11.12.2017
The balancing spine: What happens when we're off kilter?

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. ...

11.08.2017
What are the biggest innovations in spinal deformity care in the last 5 to 10 years?

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 ...

07.28.2016
Lower Back Pain And Weight Training: How To Hit The Gym Without Hurting Yourself

Okay, I know you: the gym is where you live between work and your bed. You pride yourself on ripped abs, thrashed glutes, and cut quads. You could strum your serratus, pound nails with your pecs, break bricks with your biceps — and as the ...

03.17.2015
Non-Operative Treatment of Back Pain

Join Balaji Charlu, MD, one of Newport Orthopedic Institutes physical medicine and rehabilitation specialists, for a discussion on the latest advancements in interventional pain management. Topics will include non-operative treatment options for back ...

03.20.2019
Unique Coordinated Care is Key Differentiator for OC Soccer Club Players

In late January, Hoag Orthopedic Institute and ProSport Physical Therapy and Performance announced their partnership, but they have been providing coordinated care to the Orange County Soccer Club for some time now. Both HOI and ProSport are well ...

03.07.2019
Exercise Over 50

For any age, regular exercise is one of the best things you can do to stay healthy. As people get older, chronic injuries and health problems may become more limiting in terms of how much and what types of activity are best. Before starting a new ...

03.04.2019
Can Glue Be Used to Treat Broken Bones?

A new study out of Sweden has found that doctors maybe able to glue broken bones back together. Dr. Dave Shukla was interviewed by The Doctors to help explain. While it’s very early to say, Dr. Shukla believes there is promise in this study. ...

01.16.2019
Hoag Orthopedic Institute Partners with ProSport Physical Therapy & Performance to Expand Musculoskeletal Health Footprint in Southern California

IRVINE, Calif. (January 22, 2019) – Hoag Orthopedic Institute (HOI), one of the largest providers of orthopedic care in the nation, has announced it has entered into a partnership with Costa Mesa, California-based ProSport Physical Therapy ...

03.02.2016
Congratulations to Julie Hanson on her promotion!

We would like to congratulate Julie Hanson on her promotion to director of ‪‎HOI ( #HOI ) Medical Staff Services! She established the medical staff services office in April 2012, which now serves more than 350 medical staff members. Best of luck ...

02.08.2016
Staff Spotlight: Pamela S. Mangen

As the clinical nurse manager at Hoag Orthopedic Institute, Pamela Mangen has a passion for health care—something that her daughters picked up on. Pamela’s oldest daughter just received her PhD in Immunology from Cornell Medical ...

03.04.2019
Can Glue Be Used to Treat Broken Bones?

A new study out of Sweden has found that doctors maybe able to glue broken bones back together. Dr. Dave Shukla was interviewed by The Doctors to help explain. While it’s very early to say, Dr. Shukla believes there is promise in this study. ...

03.23.2017
What should you know about concussions?

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 ...