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Running Tips From Keck Medicine of USC Experts

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

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Osteonecrosis: What Is It? Can It Be Treated?

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 »

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Can Sports Injuries Cause Arthritis?

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 »

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The Keck Effect: More Heroes

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 »

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10 Preparation tips for running a marathon

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 »

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