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07.26.2019
Common Swim Injuries and Staying Vigilant on Muscle Overuse this Summer: Q&A with Dr. David Gazzaniga

With summer well underway, one way to beat the heat and exercise is to swim. Swimming is a great sport for all ages. Whether it’s recreational swimming in your backyard or community pool, or more competitive team swimming, it’s important ...

07.26.2019
Football Pre-Season Prep and Preventing Injuries Q&A with Dr. David Gazzaniga

With professional, collegiate and high school football season on the horizon and many teams getting ready for their summer training camps, Dr. David Gazzaniga, Hoag Orthopedic Institute affiliated orthopedic surgeon and one of the team physicians ...

07.24.2019
Stair Climbing: Safe or Scary?

Stair climbing is a unique exercise that is not only beneficial to your body, but also your bank account. Whether you’re climbing the stairs on a machine, or getting some fresh air outside, here are some helpful tips and insight from Dr. Adam ...

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 ...

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 ...

11.09.2017
Hoag Orthopedic Institute is Official Medical Sponsor of Newport Beach Triathlon

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 ...

08.11.2017
Hoag Named Exclusive Healthcare Provider for the Orange County Soccer Club

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 ...

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 ...

04.17.2017
4 Things You Need to Know Before Training for a Marathon

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. ...

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 ...

03.23.2017
As warmer weather approaches be aware of heat exhaustion

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported more than seven thousand heat-related deaths between 1999 and 2009. Most heat-related deaths or severe injuries are preventable if heat exhaustion is caught early because your body produces ...

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 ...

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 ...