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Diagnose and Treat Hip and Knee Arthritis: An Expert on Life-Changing Strategies Video

Diagnose and Treat Hip and Knee Arthritis: An Expert on Life-Changing Strategies

Orthopedic surgeon Jeff Barry, MD, presents a guide to identifying and managing the all-too-common conditions of hip and knee arthritis, with a wealth of tips on assessing histories, performing physical exams and ordering imaging studies.
The Backache Blues: How to Satisfy Patients With This Ordinary – and Elusive – Complaint Video

The Backache Blues: How to Satisfy Patients With This Ordinary – and Elusive – Complaint

Among the most common reasons for seeking medical care , low back pain is best addressed when primary care and specialty providers work collaboratively.
Bone Up on Pediatric Fractures: A Lesson on Types and Respecting the Growth Plate Video

Bone Up on Pediatric Fractures: A Lesson on Types and Respecting the Growth Plate

Young bone is different from mature bone – so kids’ bones break and heal differently.
A Shoulder to Cry On: Primary Care for Patients Complaining of Shoulder Pain Video

A Shoulder to Cry On: Primary Care for Patients Complaining of Shoulder Pain

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.
UCSF MD Link: Web-Based Communication Portal for Physicians Document

UCSF MD Link: Web-Based Communication Portal for Physicians

Our web portal allows referring physicians to securely access their patients’ entire electronic health record, make online referral requests and communicate with our physicians directly and securely.
Getting Patients Back on Their Feet: How to Diagnose and Treat Common Ankle and Foot Injuries Video

Getting Patients Back on Their Feet: How to Diagnose and Treat Common Ankle and Foot Injuries

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 on when to choose surgery or refer for specialty care.
Common and Complex: Understanding Carpal and Cubital Tunnel for Better Management Video

Common and Complex: Understanding Carpal and Cubital Tunnel for Better Management

In the time of COVID, primary care providers are seeing these complaints – and workers’ comp claims – virtually every day.
A Surge in Sports Stress: How to Support Child Wellness During COVID Video

A Surge in Sports Stress: How to Support Child Wellness During COVID

Sports specialization and misguided parenting practices have led to undue stress on athletic youngsters, with physical and psychological consequences now exacerbated by the quarantine.
From Knees to Toes: Navigating Lower Extremity Pain in Active Young Patients Video

From Knees to Toes: Navigating Lower Extremity Pain in Active Young Patients

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?
Getting to the Point: A Quick Guide to Steroid Injections for the Knee Video

Getting to the Point: A Quick Guide to Steroid Injections for the Knee

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.
Knee Knowledge: Learn the Signs of Common Injuries Video

Knee Knowledge: Learn the Signs of Common Injuries

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.
A Lesson in Low Back Pain: Locate the Source Video

A Lesson in Low Back Pain: Locate the Source

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.
A Primer on Pain: Assessing the Shoulder Video

A Primer on Pain: Assessing the Shoulder

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.
Shoulder Tutorial: What the Primary Care Doctor Needs to Know Video

Shoulder Tutorial: What the Primary Care Doctor Needs to Know

In less than an hour, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Brian Feeley sets you up to diagnose common shoulder problems, including three simple questions to ask, a three-minute hands-on exam, worthwhile tests (and time wasters) and an update on the best new (and standard) therapies.
PRP and Stem Cell Injections in Orthopedic Medicine: Hype Versus Reality Video

PRP and Stem Cell Injections in Orthopedic Medicine: Hype Versus Reality

Patients are hearing that injections of platelet-rich plasma or stem cells will heal injuries and arthritis, but the evidence is mixed. Orthopedic surgeon Drew Lansdown, MD, explains the formulations, when to consider their use and how to answer your patients’ questions.
A Systematic Guide to Knee Pain Video

A Systematic Guide to Knee Pain

You’re likely to see just four types of knee injury in practice, but tests and treatments vary depending on your patient’s age and goals. Sports medicine doctor Brian Feeley, MD, sets out his straightforward system for assessing and addressing arthritis, meniscus tears and other causes of knee pain.
2019-20 Referral Services Guide Document

2019-20 Referral Services Guide

UCSF Health is recognized throughout the world for innovative treatments, advanced technology, collaboration among clinicians and scientists, and a highly compassionate team of patient care providers.
Considerations for Deformity Surgery in the Young Adult Video

Considerations for Deformity Surgery in the Young Adult

In this presentation Lionel N. Metz, MD, will discuss considerations for the young adult deformity patient, case examples, common pitfalls and modes of failure, and causes of pain after adult reconstruction.
How to Do a Subacromial Shoulder Injection Video

How to Do a Subacromial Shoulder Injection

Carlin Senter, MD, and Elizabeth Marshall, MD, discuss how to perform a subacromial shoulder injection, focusing on the supplies needed and the proper anatomic landmarks, including the advantages of both the posterior and lateral approaches for injection.
Medial Meniscus Root Tear with Bone Fragment: Repair Technique Video

Medial Meniscus Root Tear with Bone Fragment: Repair Technique

Nicholas Colyvas, MD, presents the arthroscopic repair technique for a 36-year-old male police officer with a medial meniscus root tear with a bone fragment.
Meniscus: Intrasubstance Tear Video

Meniscus: Intrasubstance Tear

Nicholas Colyvas, MD, presents a case study of 28-year-old hiker and cyclist who sustained an intrasubstance tear in her medial meniscus.
How to Do a Knee Injection Video

How to Do a Knee Injection

Carlin Senter, MD, and Elizabeth Marshall, MD, discuss how to properly perform a knee injection, focusing on the supplies needed and the proper anatomic landmarks, including a discussion of both the anterior and lateral joint lines approaches for injection.
Approach to the Older Patient with Spinal Disorders: Diagnosis Video

Approach to the Older Patient with Spinal Disorders: Diagnosis

Shane Burch, MD, MS, FRCSC, presents case examples of older patients with spinal disorders and focuses on approaches that are integral at arriving at an accurate diagnosis: patient history, physical examination and imaging, including X-ray, CT and MRI.
Approach to the Older Patient with Spinal Disorders: Surgery Video

Approach to the Older Patient with Spinal Disorders: Surgery

Shane Burch, MD, MS, FRCSC, discusses surgical approaches for patients with spinal disorders including the various options to achieve decompression and realignment, stabilizing the patient and obtaining a fusion. The rationales behind these choices are also discussed.