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Prosthetic Leg Breakthrough Boosts Mobility

A prosthetic leg option from Europe delivers exceptional mobility. Keck Medicine of USC is one of only a few places…

Common Youth Sports Injuries and How to Prevent Them

As more young people get involved in sports, more end up in the emergency room with a sports-related injury. Here’s…

When Should You See a Doctor About Joint Pain?

Your knee has been feeling funny for several days, but you’re not sure if you need to make an appointment…

5 Common Health Problems You Can Prevent

Take control of your health, with these tips on preventing common injuries and conditions. Many diseases strike without warning. Their…

The Top 5 Basketball Injuries That Ended Players’ Careers

Even if you’re not a pro baller, take precautions to avoid damage, while on the court. You might not think…

The Best — and Worst — Sleep Positions for Back Pain

Do you have neck or back pain? Your sleep style may be contributing. If you’ve ever woken up with a…

5 Expert Tips for People with Osteoarthritis

It can be hard to live with osteoarthritis. Fortunately, there are ways to control, and even reduce, its symptoms. Are…

What Is Platelet-rich Plasma Therapy?

You may have heard about the healing properties of platelet-rich plasma, or PRP, therapy. Here’s what science currently says about…

Meet Frank Petrigliano, MD

Frank Petrigliano, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon at Keck Medicine of USC and the head team physician for the Los…

5 Causes of Back Pain and How to Treat Them

Experts at Keck Medicine of USC explain common sources of back pain — and what the discomfort is trying to…

Common Ice Sports Injuries and How to Prevent Them

Learn how to protect yourself and your children from injury while enjoying these winter sports. Ice-skating can be fun at…

Is There Relief for Sciatica?

Do you feel a sharp, knifelike pain radiating down your leg or an ache in your lower back? It may…