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December 2009
Volume 2 Issue 1


Ultrasound Technology Proves Useful in Orthopedics

It’s safer than an X-ray and quicker and cheaper than an MRI. You might be used to seeing them in an OBGYN’s office, but not an orthopedist’s office … until now. Physicians at Southern California Orthopedic Institute (SCOI) are now using ultrasound technology to take a closer look at the musculoskeletal system.

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Physicians Committed to Educating Peers and Patients

Physicians at Southern California Orthopedic Institute (SCOI) are leading the way in surgical innovations. From broadcasting live surgeries to teaching colleagues about new procedures and techniques, SCOI surgeons are known for their expertise in orthopedics.

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Should You Ice or Heat an injury?

Ice packs and heat pads are among the most commonly used treatments in orthopedics. So which one is the right one to use for your injury, ice or heat? And how long should the ice or heat treatments last? Read on for information about treatment of injuries with ice packs and heating pads.

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Football Kickoffs Have Highest Risk of Severe Injuries

Football injuries are most severe at the beginning of a game or during kickoff, according to a recent study.  When injuries from the beginning of the game, middle of the game, and end of the game were compared, those injuries sustained at the beginning of the game were found to be more severe and often included concussions.

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Traveling? Lug Your Luggage Wisely

It can happen in a snap: You’re loading your car to leave for a holiday vacation, you’re in a hurry, you bend over to pick up your suitcase and … WHAM! A sharp, knee-buckling pain hits your lower back. This holiday season, slow down and take extra care when you pack, load, and travel to avoid injuring or re-injuring yourself.

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