Concussions are Complicated – Treatment Recommendations Evolve

August 12, 2021 Concussions are Complicated – Treatment Recommendations Evolve By: Ilan Danan, M.D. Concussion is a significant topic of conversation among athletes, sports organizations, and parents of youth sports participants. But what was known as customary for treating concussion symptoms in the past, and subsequently what was required for an athlete to return to…

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Why Range-of-Motion Matters, Especially for Athletes and Weekend Warriors

Why Range-of-Motion Matters, Especially for Athletes and Weekend Warriors By: Brian Schulz, MD  The term “range-of-motion” is often used interchangeably with the word “flexibility” when describing any athletic movement. Specifically, range of motion refers to the degree of movement of an individual joint in the body (your hip, knee, or shoulder, for example) to its…

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Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute Studies Impact of COVID-19 on Orthopedic Surgery

May 25, 2021 Cedars-Sinai Kerlan-Jobe Institute Studies Impact of COVID-19 on Orthopedic Surgery By: Michael Banffy, M.D. The COVID-19 pandemic ushered in significant changes to just about every aspect of “normal” living for people worldwide. Be it work, school, athletics, or exercise, many things a human could engage in pre-COVID were significantly altered, or in…

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Explained

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome, Explained By M. Ramin Modabber, M.D. There are an estimated 3 million-plus diagnoses of Carpal Tunnel Syndrome (CTS) in the United States each year. And with more people working from home and spending countless hours on their computers and handheld devices (in less ‘ergonomically friendly’ workstation setups) because of the pandemic, these…

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