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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 ...

12.16.2016
How To Have Good Bone Health

We’ve all heard about the many benefits of exercise. Regular exercise can improve endurance, increase strength and help maintain a healthy weight while preventing diseases such as diabetes and high blood pressure. However, strong bones are also ...

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 ...

07.28.2016
Lower Back Pain And Weight Training: How To Hit The Gym Without Hurting Yourself

Okay, I know you: the gym is where you live between work and your bed. You pride yourself on ripped abs, thrashed glutes, and cut quads. You could strum your serratus, pound nails with your pecs, break bricks with your biceps — and as the ...

04.13.2016
Motion is Life!

With spring here, it is the perfect time to renew your commitment to get up and get moving! Below are some ways in which you can quickly rejuvenate and focus on your health - again. Focus and prioritize yourself. Pick an hour each day to focus on ...

04.11.2016
HOI Supports Arthritis Foundation and Walk to Cure

JOIN TEAM HOI 2016 WALK TO CURE ARTHRITIS AT ANGELS STADIUM SUNDAY, MAY 15TH The Walk to Cure Arthritis is fast approaching and the walk teams are growing larger every day! You won’t want to miss out on your opportunity to join team HOI and ...

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 ...

02.18.2016
What Women Need to Know about Picking the Right Shoes

Women have countless numbers of shoe styles to choose from – ranging from stilettos, pumps, wedges, flats – the list goes on and on. But walking may be difficult if your feet hurt with every step you take. Finding the perfect shoe fit and ...

02.18.2016
Team HOI: A Part of the Huddle

Did you know that numerous Hoag Orthopedic Institute doctors volunteer their time as team physicians? Team physicians educate, treat and inspire athletes to excel at the sports they love. They talk with individual players on a case-by-case basis to ...

02.17.2016
5 Exercises You Can Do With Your Spouse

As you age, taking care of your body becomes more important, and yet more difficult as well. With aches and pains, low energy levels, and loss of flexibility, it can be hard to motivate yourself to take up any significant physical activity. ...

01.25.2016
Dietary Guidelines

Happy New Year! If eating healthy is one of your New Year resolutions, then use the New 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans to help you get started and to become more mindful about what you eat. What are the Dietary Guidelines? Every 5 years a new ...

01.19.2016
Why Having Proper Posture Is Important

The body is designed to bear its own weight. While that may sound like an obvious fact, it seems to beg the question: why do so many people seem to take pain for granted? Back pain, shoulder pain, chest pain—these are all symptomatic of an ...

01.15.2016
Staff Highlights: Meet Jon Moore, RN

Jon Moore has been working at HOI since 2010. Initially starting out as a volunteer at Hoag Newport, he was offered an opportunity work in the OR as an operating room aide at HOI. This job served as a launching pad for his nursing career. The most ...

01.14.2016
Osteoporosis Community Class

On January 12, 2016, a clinical expert team from Hoag Orthopedic Institute offered an educational offering on Osteoporosis to the community at the Florence Sylvester Memorial Senior Center in Laguna Hills, CA. Over 50 attendees participated in this ...

10.21.2015
What Can Be Done to Strengthen Knees?

There are many exercises and activities that can help strengthen the muscles around the knee joint. What is important is that it works for your lifestyle, your level of fitness and they do not create more pain. General exercises include- Isometric ...

03.11.2015
Back Pain, Is There Hope?

Join orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Jeremy Smith, as he discusses the causes and treatment options of back pain which will include surgical (minimally invasive) and non-surgical options. The discussion will also include an in-depth overview of low back ...

02.10.2015
Hip & Knee Arthritis

Join Dr. Nassif for a discussion on hip & knee arthritis. Dr. Nassif will discuss how arthritis affects the knees and hips, as well as available treatment options.

01.28.2015
Rapid Recovery After Hip and Knee Surgery

Join Dr. Steven Gausewitz, as he discusses how advancements in total joint replacement techniques can return patients to active life faster with faster recovery time and less pain.

11.18.2014
Rapid Recovery for Hip and Knee Replacement

Join orthopedic surgeon, Dr. James Caillouette, as he discusses new total joint replacement techniques, including rapid recovery joint replacement – a minimally invasive technique that is less painful and can return patients to active life ...

03.04.2013
What is a Fitness Plateau and Fitness Overload? Q&A with Dr. Bobby Charlu

What is a Fitness Plateau and Fitness Overload? Q&A with Dr. Bobby Charlu We recently interviewed Dr. Bobby Charlu, an Interventional Physiatrist with Hoag Orthopedic Institute, to learn more about some common fitness and exercise topics. How ...

11.18.2010
Arthritis of the Knee and Latest Treatment Options

Dr. Alan Beyer, Medical Director of the Center for Excellence at Hoag Orthopedic Institute, talks with HealthRadio.net about ACL Repair. Dr. Beyer answers questions about the effects of ACL surgery with regard to arthritis, the procedure itself, ...