Resources from leading medical experts from UCSF Medical Center & UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospitals
The Orthopaedic Institute offers world-class orthopedic care, including state-of-the-art equipment and technology. Our experts, who are some of the nation's most experienced orthopedic specialists, treat a wide range of musculoskeletal conditions. They provide care to relieve pain and improve mobility so patients can return to their highest level of performance and enjoy a healthy, active life.
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Board-certified orthopedic surgeon Elly LaRoque, MD, breaks down the three most common types of shoulder injury to facilitate efficient diagnosis and clarify treatment options.
Orthopedic surgeon Lan Chen, MD, FAAOS, presents a primer on ankle sprains, Achilles ruptures and acquired flatfoot, with straightforward physical exam tips, imaging recommendations, counsel on managing patients’ expectations, and guidance ...
In the time of COVID, primary care providers are seeing these complaints – and workers’ comp claims – virtually every day.
Sports specialization and misguided parenting practices have led to undue stress on athletic youngsters, with physical and psychological consequences now exacerbated by the quarantine.
Athletic kids often need care for pain in the knee, ankle or another part of the lower leg – but when is it worthy of imaging tests or referral?
Orthopedic surgeon Brian Feeley, MD demos his technique step by step, including landmarks and medication prep. Learn what you need to know in less than four minutes.
Sports medicine specialist Cindy Chang, MD, demos three tests to perform during a lumbar spine exam, to help you readily detect the main cause of discomfort. She also has a tip on what not to overlook.
Orthopedic surgeon C. Benjamin Ma, MD, demos a thorough shoulder exam, covering palpation points; how much pressure to use; and hallmarks of common injuries, such as rotator cuff tears and SLAP lesions.
Orthopedic surgeon Christina Allen, MD, shows primary care physicians the best tests for assessing pain and limited range of motion in the knee – and explains when speedy referral to a specialist is crucial.
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