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Osteoporosis: Prevention and Treatment

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Presented by: Joy Wu, MD, PhD Assistant Professor, Medicine (Endocrinology) February 25, 2016 Most people are aware that as they age, their bones aren’t as strong as when they were young. But many don’t realize how common osteoporosis is. “A pretty significant proportion of the American population has some degree of bone loss,” said Joy [...]

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Runner Injuries: Update on Treatment and Prevention

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Presented by: Michael Fredericson, MD Professor, Orthopedic Surgery and Sports Medicine October 23, 2014 Because of the repetitive overload, running can lead to several common injuries to the foot, hips, and knees. Michael Fredericson, MD, a professor of orthopedic surgery and director of the Stanford Runners Injury Clinic, discussed the most common runners’ problems and [...]

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Bowed Legs, Knock Knees and Pigeon Toes in Children: What’s Normal and What’s Not

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Presented by: Jeffrey Young, MD Clinical Assistant Professor, Orthopedic Surgery Stanford University Medical Center March 20, 2014 Watch the video For many children, growth of the lower limbs does not always follow the straight and narrow. Children can have temporary deformities like bowlegs, knock knees, in-toeing (pigeon toes), and out-toeing, especially in their early years.

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