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Cedars-Sinai 2h
Replying to @barkflight
Thank you! We're fixing it now.
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Today, OB resident Dr. Cholene Espinoza (right) studies sonograms. But 25 years ago, she was flying a U-2 spy jet—the second woman ever to do so. ✈️
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This summer, we're proud to join 's initiative . The COACH will be at 2 events next week, offering healthcare services to children and their parents.
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Replying to @Susanjones0
Hi Susan, please call 1-800-CEDARS-1 for help finding a specialist and to make an appointment.
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It seems like every month there’s a new study that says we should avoid this or that to lower our risk of . expert and his team of researchers are working to clear up some of the confusion.
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Cedars-Sinai 22h
If you have enjoyed this Twitter take over, then I want you to do me a favor. Find a stranger today and do something nice for them. That's how you'll be thanking me. Thanks for a great chat! -
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Cedars-Sinai 22h
isn't the same as osteoarthritis. The loss of in your bone is due to hormones. You can however signal to your bones to keep the calcium by loading the bones. My fave is tai chi. Arthritis is loss of cartilage in joints.-
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Cedars-Sinai 22h
A balanced diet that minimizes your weight. An exercise program that includes the pool, , and mat . These 2 suggestions are key.-
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Cedars-Sinai 22h
I might be the only orthopaedic surgeon to tell you this, but no. I want you to think of this tear like a blister in your hand that with additional rubbing of the blister becomes a painless callous.-
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Cedars-Sinai 22h
There are 2 key parts to this answer. #1, the damage in your shoulder is the loss of cartilage=arthritis. But you must have an MRI to assess the integrity of your rotator cuff. Health cuff=traditional shoulder implant, not reverse. #2, your age.-
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Cedars-Sinai 22h
My favorite vitamin for healing injury, recovering from surgery, & helping our is . I do not like pills or ready made juice in the carton. I prefer citrus, kiwi, tomato, strawberries, #1 are Red bell peppers.-
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Cedars-Sinai 22h
My fave solution is holding 3 lb. dumbbell, resting forearm on your desk, palm down. Extend your wrist w/ the weight until pain, then stop. Repeat every 2 hours at work. This will strengthen tendon; in about a month one sees improvement. -
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Cedars-Sinai 22h
Aerobic: bike riding. Strength: curls, benchpress, and prone position pulling weights to your chest. Endurance: paddling, paddling, paddling. Remember there is no exercise in standing on the board. The exercise is in paddling for the wave. 🏄 -
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Cedars-Sinai 22h
Please don't worry about noisy joints. It's nitrogen bubbles bursting in the synovial fluid that lubricates your joints. It is not a sign of trouble when noise occurs. However, 3 things are signs of trouble. Pain. Swelling. Limited motion.-
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Cedars-Sinai 22h
The only muscle that you can really strengthen to help your ankle is your tendon. Toe raises and calf extensions are fantastic.-
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Cedars-Sinai 22h
Please avoid the treadmill. Please avoid the stair master. Please avoid weights for the lower extremities after age 40. Replace them with the pool, bike, and elliptical.-
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Not all positions in are good for you. Feeling pain in the muscle is OK, feeling pain in the joint is not ok. Pain in the joints tells you to not pre-medicate your class with Advil. Let the pain guide you.-
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Cedars-Sinai 22h
The wheat we consume in 2018 does not resemble the wheat our grandparents used in pizza, bread, and cakes. The explosion of , , and in our society may be related to our diet.-
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Cedars-Sinai 22h
Yes. We have learned so much about the importance of preserving movement in the arthritic spine. We used to see fusing the bones together as best; we now know replacing the disc is better if possible.-
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Cedars-Sinai 22h
In my opinion, tennis elbow is NOT an inflammation of the tendon, but rather is a degeneration and fraying of the tendon. I hate cortisone shots here! It is best to strengthen the muscle, not shoot it up. A 3lb. dumbbell is the answer. -
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