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Everything You Need to Know About Sarcoma

August 14th, 2017|

Sarcoma is a tumor that is cancerous. Recognizing the symptoms and early detection of the disease are crucial to surviving it.
A sarcoma is rare type

How Being a Weekend Warrior Can Lead to Injuries

July 21st, 2017|

Many of us are guilty of squeezing too many physical activities and recreational sports into the weekend to make up for our sedentary lifestyles during

The Keck Effect: More Movement

July 21st, 2017|

Before comprehensive spinal surgery, Len Newcomb had lost all mobility in his legs. But with the help of our doctors, now he’s walking tall.
Heavy lifting,

How Having Multiple Doctors Can Improve Your Health

July 20th, 2017|

Singular doctor-patient relationships may become a thing of the past, now that more studies are highlighting the benefits of team-based care.
In recent years, health care

8 Lifestyle Changes to Help With Chronic Pain

July 14th, 2017|

Try these lifestyle changes to help you reduce and manage chronic pain.
Chronic pain can stem from multiple health issues – car accidents, sports injuries or

Slippery When Wet: Preventing Water Sports Injuries

July 6th, 2017|

Like any other sport, water sports can cause joint pain, concussions, fractures and other injuries. Learn how you can prevent injury and still have fun.
Whether

Osteonecrosis: What Is It? Can It Be Treated?

July 5th, 2017|

Osteonecrosis, also known as bone death, is the deterioration of bones and usually affects joints.
Osteonecrosis is a little-known condition in which bones are weakened due

When You Should See a Doctor About Joint Pain

July 3rd, 2017|

Your knee started feeling funny after last weekend’s tennis match. But now it’s Thursday and it still hurts. Time to make an appointment with your

Five Questions and Five Expert Answers: Department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Keck Medicine of USC

June 8th, 2017|

Five expert surgeons from the department of Orthopaedic Surgery at Keck Medicine of USC answer some common questions about joint replacement.
1. What is a joint replacement?
Joint