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Guest speakers, researchers and University of California faculty explore orthopedic medicine.

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Guest speakers, researchers and University of California faculty explore orthopedic medicine.

    Modern Advances in Hip and Knee Replacement and Rapid Recovery

    Modern Advances in Hip and Knee Replacement and Rapid Recovery

    Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Jeff Barry goes over the basics of hip and knee replacement and what's improved over the last decade. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34798]

    • 1 hr 24 min
    Ankle Replacement and Ankle Fusion: Surgery and Recovery

    Ankle Replacement and Ankle Fusion: Surgery and Recovery

    Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Daniel Thuillier looks at the options to treat severe ankle pain from nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs to surgery including ankle replacement and ankle fusion. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34797]

    • 56 min
    Regenerative and Restorative Options for Knee Arthritis and Cartilage Injuries

    Regenerative and Restorative Options for Knee Arthritis and Cartilage Injuries

    Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Drew Lansdown goes over the basic science of knee cartilage and looks at treatment options including injections, such as hyaluronic acid, and biologics, such as platelet rich plasma and mesenchymal stem cell injections. He also looks at surgical knee preservation options. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34796]

    • 55 min
    Fragility Fractures

    Fragility Fractures

    Fragility fractures occur in structurally weak bones due to aging and bone loss - osteoporosis. Dr. Anthony Ding explains what “fragility fractures” are, where they occur, what they mean to you, and how they are treated. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34795]

    • 59 min
    The Aging Spine: Updates in Diagnosis and Treatment

    The Aging Spine: Updates in Diagnosis and Treatment

    UCSF Spine Surgeon Dr. Alekos Theologis describes the causes of back and neck pain and explores the treatment options for degenerative disc disease, kyphosis and scoliosis, and osteoporosis. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34793]

    • 52 min
    Pinched Nerves and Neurogenic Pain

    Pinched Nerves and Neurogenic Pain

    Jeremie Larouche, MD, illustrates how pinched nerves can send painful signals to specific parts of the human body. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 34533]

    • 2 min

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