Orthopedics & Sports Medicine

Information and tips to help people get back to living the life they deserve

  • When launching an exercise routine with arthritis, look for a custom fit

    When launching an exercise routine with arthritis, look for a custom fit

    Patients with osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis can pursue an exercise regimen. The key is customizing an exercise program to a patient’s capabilities.

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  • After a carpal tunnel diagnosis, several steps come before hand surgery

    After a carpal tunnel diagnosis, several steps come before hand surgery

    Activity modification and wrist splints are among the non-operative therapies a patient with carpal tunnel syndrome may try before considering hand surgery.

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  • Why does your young athlete need an annual sports physical?

    Why does your young athlete need an annual sports physical?

    Just as sports can be for everybody, a pre-participation physical exam should be, too, especially for young athletes.

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  • Banish workout boredom with fat-burning HIIT exercise

    Banish workout boredom with fat-burning HIIT exercise

    Your normal workout routine may not be helping you lose those extra pounds. Find out why mixing it up with high-intensity interval training can do more for your physical fitness then you think.

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  • Lymphedema of the breast: Find the right treatment for you

    Lymphedema of the breast: Find the right treatment for you

    You can maintain lymphatic function and flow with preventive measures

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  • Exercise and physical activity are key to living well with Parkinson's

    Exercise and physical activity are key to living well with Parkinson's

    Exercise can be helpful whether you have been living with Parkinson’s for a day or for decades.

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  • Wheeze, sneeze, compete: Athletes and asthma

    Wheeze, sneeze, compete: Athletes and asthma

    Although athletes suffer from asthma at a higher rate than the general public, it doesn’t mean they can’t compete at an elite level.

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  • You can’t break your funny bone, but small stress fractures can happen to anyone

    You can’t break your funny bone, but small stress fractures can happen to anyone

    Somewhere on the lower end of the scale of medical problems are compressed nerves and minor stress fractures. While these can be painful, they are highly treatable, with full recovery likely.

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  • Camp and sports physicals: Prepping for summertime fun

    Camp and sports physicals: Prepping for summertime fun

    One of the most important things you can do to help your child stay safe and have a fun summer is to schedule a physical before they head off to camp or practice

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  • Want to stay in good health as you age? Take care of your joints

    Want to stay in good health as you age? Take care of your joints

    Strong joints keep you active, which can help you maintain your health as you age

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  • Changing lives with occupational therapy

    Changing lives with occupational therapy

    Restoring independence to people whose ability to do daily tasks has been affected by illness, injury or surgery

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  • Is your sport causing you pain? Let’s go to the video

    Is your sport causing you pain? Let’s go to the video

    Providence Sports Medicine offers movement assessments for all types and levels of activities

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  • Want to stay in good health as you age? Take care of your joints

    Want to stay in good health as you age? Take care of your joints

    Whether it’s prevention or treatment, it’s important to stay on top of issues with your knees, hips or other joints

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  • Obstacle Courses Take Running to the Next Level

    Obstacle Courses Take Running to the Next Level

    How to prepare for an obstacle course race

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  • Comeback Kid Donovan Carter talks health and recovery at the Wellness Corner

    Comeback Kid Donovan Carter talks health and recovery at the Wellness Corner

    Former UCLA Bruins Defensive Lineman and Former NFL player, Donovan Carter, Talks Health and Recovery at the Irvine Wellness Corner

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  • Bone health for women after age 50

    Bone health for women after age 50

    Turning 50 comes with a lot of changes for most women, including bone density loss. Learn how to keep your bones strong as you age.

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  • Athletic and Active? Watch Out for Hip Injuries

    Athletic and Active? Watch Out for Hip Injuries

    With greater awareness and outpatient treatment, it's easier than ever to treat hip problems.

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  • Do You Need to be Well-Adjusted? A Chiropractor Could be the Answer

    Do You Need to be Well-Adjusted? A Chiropractor Could be the Answer

    Do you need an adjustment? We’re not talking an attitude change, but a spinal one that comes from excellent chiropractic care. “Chiropractic adjustments are necessary when joints become...

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  • How to properly choose, pack and lift heavy backpacks

    How to properly choose, pack and lift heavy backpacks

    Help your child avoid back injury by following these safety tips.

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  • Could your child have Osgood-Schlatter Disease?

    Could your child have Osgood-Schlatter Disease?

    This painful, sports-related condition is surprisingly common in growing kids.

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