LA Kings players and athletes of all levels to receive world-class sports medicine care at new Toyota Sports Performance Center clinic. Keck Medicine of USC is proud to be named the official orthopaedic medical provider of the Los Angeles Kings hockey team. Esteemed physicians from the USC Epstein Family Center for Sports Medicine at Keck
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Frank Petrigliano, MD, has been appointed chief of the USC Epstein Family Center for Sports Medicine at Keck Medicine of USC and head team physician for the Los Angeles Kings hockey team. In addition to his duties as chief of the USC Epstein Family Center for Sports Medicine, which specializes in treating sports-related and recreational
George “Rick” Hatch III, MD, associate professor of clinical orthopaedic surgery, talks about patellar tendinitis, the most common injury he sees in runners — and how to avoid it.
Jay R. Lieberman, MD, chair and professor of orthopaedic surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC, highlights some of the running tips Keck Medicine of USC sports medicine experts and foot and ankle specialists will share over the coming week. Headline: Welcome To a Week of Expert Running Tips
Here’s how to stay safe and make it home in one happy, healthy piece after hitting the slopes this winter. First the good news: Serious skiing and snowboarding accidents have been on the decline for the past decade. That’s thanks to changes in equipment, an uptick in the use of helmets and an increase in ... Read More »
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 to the loss of blood flow. With limited blood flow, bones begin to break down and eventually die. Though the disease is uncommon, approximately 10,000 to 20,000 cases are ... Read More »
That old football injury may have healed long ago, but the post-trauma damage can last a lifetime. You may not remember the time you twisted your ankle while playing football in high school, but your body does. A study has found that post-traumatic arthritis, a type of osteoarthritis, is a leading cause of joint disability. ... Read More »
Dr. Marecek is an assistant professor of clinical orthopaedic surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. He specializes in orthopaedic trauma surgery and fracture care. Here’s what you won’t find on his resume: He has a love for dinosaurs. “When I was younger, I was obsessed with dinosaurs. I wanted to be a ... Read More »
A natural athlete, Clif H. Dunn spent most of his life playing sports, running and bike riding. But in one heroic moment, his favorite activities were stripped away from him. On a rainy Friday afternoon in 2010, Clif, an executive producer for a TV network, was working on location on the corner of Sepulveda and ... Read More »
With the L.A. Marathon just around the corner, it’s a good idea to review some basic training tips that can benefit you regardless of your running experience. If you plan to be one of the more than 250,000 participants in this year’s L.A. Marathon, beginning at Dodger Stadium and ending in Santa Monica, you probably ... Read More »