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A Handy Guide: How to Identify and Manage Common Upper Extremity Conditions Video

A Handy Guide: How to Identify and Manage Common Upper Extremity Conditions

When patients present with pain, weakness or numbness in fingers, wrists or elbows, providers need efficient paths to diagnosis and initiating care.
Knee and Hip Replacements: Tips and Tools to Optimize Your Referrals Video

Knee and Hip Replacements: Tips and Tools to Optimize Your Referrals

Noting the prevalence of osteoarthritis and a general lack of consistency in which patients are referred, orthopedic surgeon Claudio Diaz Ledezma, MD, lays out efficient evaluation strategies for primary care providers.
Streamline Your Approach to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: An Expert on Diagnostic Tactics and Effective Care Video

Streamline Your Approach to Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: An Expert on Diagnostic Tactics and Effective Care

In just 20 minutes, orthopedic surgeon Lauren Shapiro, MD, MS, presents what clinicians need to know to identify CTS, from symptoms to simple in-office strength and screening tests, providing criteria for when to pursue electrodiagnostic studies.
The Intriguing Truth About Orthobiologics: Current Uses, Future Possibilities Video

The Intriguing Truth About Orthobiologics: Current Uses, Future Possibilities

For healing diseased or damaged tissues, therapies that use the body's native cellular components may have long-term advantages over go-to treatments, such as steroid injections.
Keys to the Knees: How to Approach a Variety of Meniscus Tears Video

Keys to the Knees: How to Approach a Variety of Meniscus Tears

Historically misunderstood even by sports medicine specialists, meniscus tears are a range of conditions best managed by considering specifics of both the injury and the patient.
The UCSF Hip Preservation Center: Where Hurting Hips Go to Become Happy Hips Video

The UCSF Hip Preservation Center: Where Hurting Hips Go to Become Happy Hips

See how our specialists work together and use advanced techniques to address all types of hip injuries in all types of patients, including infants and athletes.
A Weight Off Your Shoulders: Better Ways to Identify Common Shoulder Conditions Video

A Weight Off Your Shoulders: Better Ways to Identify Common Shoulder Conditions

In this video, orthopedic surgeon Justin Krogue, MD, helps PCPs efficiently assess the complaint, with tips on how patients typically describe specific injuries, valuable questions for history-taking, and simple hands-on tests to perform in the exam room.
A Handy Guide to Keep in Reach: Sports Injuries of the Upper Extremity Video

A Handy Guide to Keep in Reach: Sports Injuries of the Upper Extremity

Orthopedic surgeon Nikki Schroeder, MD, chief of UCSF’s hand, elbow and upper extremity service, shows providers how to pinpoint the problem when patients present with elbow, wrist or hand pain.
Hurting Hips: How to Identify and Manage Common Conditions Video

Hurting Hips: How to Identify and Manage Common Conditions

Orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist Stephanie Wong, MD, takes you on a “tour of the hip” in this straightforward guide to acute and chronic hip injuries frequently seen in clinic.
Lumbar Fusion: Strategies to Lower Complications and Optimize Corrections Video

Lumbar Fusion: Strategies to Lower Complications and Optimize Corrections

Focusing particularly on the needs of obese patients, neurosurgeon Aaron Clark, MD, PhD, discusses anterior and lateral approaches to lumbar interbody fusion.
Pediatric Spondylolisthesis: Identifying Surgical Candidates and Selecting the Approach Video

Pediatric Spondylolisthesis: Identifying Surgical Candidates and Selecting the Approach

In a talk with relevance for both adult and pediatric spinal care providers, orthopedic surgeon Sigurd Berven, MD, discusses complex decisions on whether and how to treat a child with high-grade spondylolisthesis.
Navigation in Spinal Surgery: An Advantageous Tool of the Trade Video

Navigation in Spinal Surgery: An Advantageous Tool of the Trade

Shane Burch, MD. Offering tips from his own experience in both complex and minimally invasive procedures, he explains navigation’s benefits – which include reducing radiation exposure, highlighting individual anatomy and supporting tasks such as screw placement – as well as how to avoid common user errors.
Jabs for Joints and Tendons: Hurting Patients Want PRP and Stem Cells – But Do They Work? Video

Jabs for Joints and Tendons: Hurting Patients Want PRP and Stem Cells – But Do They Work?

Patients with aching knees, elbows and other common musculoskeletal problems hope that platelet-rich plasma or stem cell injections could bring relief – and they have lots of questions.
The Misery of Everyday Back Pain: Primary Care Keys to Better Outcomes Video

The Misery of Everyday Back Pain: Primary Care Keys to Better Outcomes

Pain specialist Conor W. O’Neill, MD, director of the UCSF Nonoperative Spine Program, presents a straightforward approach to assessing low back pain in primary care, including how to efficiently rule out serious causes and how to recognize the multiple factors – biological, psychological and social – that contribute to pain.
Pop Goes the Knee: Primary Care Diagnosis and Management of the Most Common Injuries Video

Pop Goes the Knee: Primary Care Diagnosis and Management of the Most Common Injuries

Orthopedic surgeon Elly LaRoque, MD, presents a guide to the knee problems frequently seen by PCPs, including tips on distinguishing complaints by typical histories and physical exam findings.
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.
Put Your Shoulder Skills to the Wheel: An Anatomy-Based Lesson on Common Complaints Video

Put Your Shoulder Skills to the Wheel: An Anatomy-Based Lesson on Common Complaints

Sara Edwards, MD, illustrates tests for detecting specific injuries and explains when to order imaging, what images may show, and when referral to a specialist makes sense.
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.
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.
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.
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.

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