class="pagetitle"> Musculoskeletal

Low Back Pain

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Presented by: Matthew Smuck, MD Chief, Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation Services Stanford University Medical Center January 17, 2013 Up to 80 percent of adults in the United States will experience some kind of back injury at least once. Low back pain is the second most common reason for visiting a doctor (the common cold is [...]

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Adult Foot Disorders: Common Ailments in “Experienced” Feet

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Presented by: Kenneth Hunt, MD Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery Stanford University Medical Center March 23, 2011 Watch the video Lecture Overview: The foot is extremely complex, made up of 26 bones, 33 joints, more than 100 ligaments, and 19 muscles and tendons. In fact, 25 percent of the bones in your body are found in [...]

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Current Treatments for Ankle Arthritis

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Presented by: Kenneth Hunt, MD Assistant Professor, Orthopaedic Surgery Stanford University Medical Center October 13, 2010 Lecture Overview: Over time the ankle’s bone surfaces become worn, resulting in arthritis. The most common cause of ankle arthritis is previous injury. Ankle joint replacement works well in some cases, replacing the damaged ankle joint with an artificial [...]

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