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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 ...
Everyday Back Hazards
Oct 31, 2017
Back pain is one of the most commonly reported problem for Americans, and there are a number of everyday habits that contribute to the problems: carrying heavy loads, sleep habits, exercise types, can all worsen pain. Hoag Orthopedic Institute spine ...
The most pressing challenges in MIS spine surgery today
Oct 26, 2017
Five spine surgeons weigh in on the challenges facing MIS spine practitioners. Ask Spine Surgeons is a weekly series of questions posed to spine surgeons around the country about clinical, business and policy issues affecting spine care. We invite ...
How to Tell If Your Broken Toe Is Actually a Big Deal
Oct 19, 2017
Anyone who has ever broken a toe knows how much pain such a 'little' injury can cause. But what are the signs that it in fact a broken bone, and not just a badly stubbed toe or bruise? Hoag Orthopedic Institute foot and ankle specialist Dr. ...
How to Stay Active as You Get Older
Oct 6, 2017
A new study found that men who are physically active in their 40s and 50s are more likely to remain active as they age. That's great news and affirmation for those who live an active lifestyle, but are their any considerations that should be made ...
Is Barefoot Training Ever a Good Idea?
Oct 4, 2017
When weight training, should you ever go sans shoes? SELF Magazine examined the pros and cons of barefoot training in a recent piece, and they spoke with HOI foot and ankle expert, Dr. Kolodenker, who shared his perspective. Read below to learn more, ...
How Much Does Strength Training Really Increase Metabolism?
Sep 21, 2017
The claim: Strength training will help you build muscle and boost your metabolism. It’s a winning proposition for any woman vying to maintain a healthy weight without counting calories—or spending an obscene amount of hours sweating it ...
How to survive a marathon flight
Sep 15, 2017
Dr. Jeremy Smith recently participated in an interview on "surviving" long flights and was featured in the article which went live online this evening. Here's the scoop! If you’re in economy class, you’ll be sitting in an ...