Keck Medicine of USC Blog | Bone and Joint Health

The Best — and Worst — Sleep Positions for Back Pain

Do you have neck or back pain? Your sleep style may be contributing. If you’ve ever woken up with a tingling ar...
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Meet Rachel Lefebvre, MD

Dr. Lefebvre is an orthopaedic surgeon at Keck Medicine of USC, who specializes in the treatment of hand and wris...
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Is Cracking Your Neck, Back or Knuckles Good for You?

While it’s probably not going to lead to harm, cracking your knuckles doesn’t necessarily have any benefits, ...
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The Best — and Worst — Sleep Positions for Back Pain

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Meet Rachel Lefebvre, MD

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Is Cracking Your Neck, Back or Knuckles Good for You?

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The Top 5 Basketball Injuries That Ended Players’ Careers

Even if you’re not a pro baller, take precautions to avoid damage, while on the court. You might not think of b...
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Can Vitamin D Help Relieve Your Rheumatoid Arthritis?

Upping your vitamin D intake has been shown to help with symptoms of rheumatoid arthritis. Vitamin D helps the bo...
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Do You Need a Total Shoulder Replacement?

The pain in your shoulder is constant, but therapy and other treatment options offer no relief. Is it time to con...
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Do I Need Surgery for My Carpal Tunnel Syndrome?

If the pain has become unbearable and no therapeutic or medical treatments have worked, it might be time to consi...
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When Should You See a Doctor About Joint Pain?

Your knee has been feeling funny for several days, but you’re not sure if you need to make an appointment with ...
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What Is A Hammertoe?

Have you felt pain or discomfort when wearing shoes? Do you see something unusual when you look at your feet? You...
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Meet Eric Tan, MD

Dr. Tan is an orthopedic surgeon at Keck Medicine of USC, who specializes in common and complex issues of the foo...
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Meet Paul K. Gilbert, MD

Paul K. Gilbert, MD, is an orthopaedic surgeon at Keck Medicine of USC and the medical director of orthopaedic su...
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