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09.18.2019
Concussion awareness - Dr. David Kruse, sports medicine physician

Sports-related concussions are hot topics of conversation in sports news, specifically related to high impact sports such as football. Dr. David Kruse, sports medicine physician affiliated with Hoag Orthopedic Institute and team physician for several ...

09.18.2019
Fall Is A Good Time to Assess 'Fall' Prevention

The beginning of the Fall season is a great time for mature adults to think about their risk of “falls,” say experts. Why? Every year, one in three people ages 65 years and older has a fall, according to the Centers for Disease Control ...

09.13.2019
Fall Prevention: Home Safety Checklist for Seniors

Whether you live alone or are taking care of a loved one, making your home a safe place to live is always a priority. This is especially important for seniors, who need to be extra mindful of safety concerns that may be lurking in their homes. ...

07.17.2019
Swimming Strengthening and Stretching Exercises

Summer is upon us and with temperatures in Southern California warming up, many will flock to the pools to cool down. No doubt that swimming is a great form of exercise and extremely popular. It offers reduced stress on bones and joints, which makes ...

06.19.2019
Dr. Robert Grumet Weighs In on Kevin Durant's NBA Finals Injury

Many watched as Golden State Warriors player Kevin Durant fell to the floor during Game 5 of the NBA Finals against the Toronto Raptors. Durant had been sidelined since May 8, after he had strained his right calf during Game 5 of the Warrior’s ...

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, ...

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 ...

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 ...

06.20.2018
Should teenagers and youth participate in weight lifting?

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. ...

06.11.2018
Should Teenagers Be Weightlifting?

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 ...

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 ...

08.03.2017
How to Stay Active at Any Age

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 ...

12.16.2016
How To Have Good Bone Health

We’ve all heard about the many benefits of exercise. Regular exercise can improve endurance, increase strength and help maintain a healthy weight while preventing diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressure. However, strong bones are also ...

12.15.2016
A Closer Look Into the Rise of Concussions and Treatment

Emergency department visits for concussions sustained during organized team sports doubled among 8-13 year olds between 1997 and 2007 and nearly tripled among older youth, according to recent reports. Additionally, more than 248,000 children visited ...

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 ...

04.13.2016
Motion is Life!

With spring here, it is the perfect time to renew your commitment to get up and get moving! Below are some ways in which you can quickly rejuvenate and focus on your health - again. Focus and prioritize yourself. Pick an hour each day to focus on ...

04.11.2016
HOI Supports Arthritis Foundation and Walk to Cure

JOIN TEAM HOI 2016 WALK TO CURE ARTHRITIS AT ANGELS STADIUM SUNDAY, MAY 15TH The Walk to Cure Arthritis is fast approaching and the walk teams are growing larger every day! You won’t want to miss out on your opportunity to join team HOI and ...

04.11.2016
Orange County's Only Sports Medicine Talk Show, Doctor in the Dugout, Airs Live each Saturday on Angels Radio AM830 KLAA

Orange County's Only Sports Medicine Talk Show, Doctor in the Dugout, Airs Live each Saturday on Angels Radio AM830 KLAA Pop quiz: How many sports injuries occur each year in the United States? Answer: More than 10 million! Whether you’re a ...

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 ...

02.18.2016
Team HOI: A Part of the Huddle

Did you know that numerous Hoag Orthopedic Institute doctors volunteer their time as team physicians? Team physicians educate, treat and inspire athletes to excel at the sports they love. They talk with individual players on a case-by-case basis to ...

02.17.2016
5 Exercises You Can Do With Your Spouse

As you age, taking care of your body becomes more important, and yet more difficult as well. With aches and pains, low energy levels, and loss of flexibility, it can be hard to motivate yourself to take up any significant physical activity. ...

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