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Garrett Richards looks good in Angels return / 2015 debut
As Garrett Richards stood on the mound in Minute Maid Park and prepared to deliver his first pitch of the season Sunday, he did not flash back to that ugly August night in Fenway Park, when he blew out his left knee, or to any point during the eight months of grueling rehabilitation it took to get here.
Hoag Orthopaedic Institute is the only OC Hospital to recieve top medicare Ranking
Hoag Orthopedic Institute in Irvine was the only Orange County hospital to receive the maximum five stars, as the federal government this week unveiled a new quarterly ratings system to make it easier for patients to select hospitals.
Dr Shepard interviewed in Good Housekeeping article regarding symptoms that fool Doctors
10 Symptoms That May Fool Your Doctor
Jack Savage commits to play football at UCLA
Anaheim (Calif.) Servite linebacker Jack Savage is a top ten middle linebacker out West in the class of 2015. But a shoulder injury his junior year, which required off-season surgery, slowed down his recruitment.
Nick Robinson commits to play QB at University of Georgia
I had a chance yesterday to catch up with Nick Robinson, the talented southern California quarterback who will be joining the Georgia football team as a preferred walk-on this season.
Hoag Orthopaedic Hospital Irvine rated #2 in the nation for readmission rates 45 hospitals with the lowest readmission rates
Even though a recent study found readmission rates are not an adequate indicator of a hospital's overall performance, hospitals in the U.S. are still prompted to reduce readmission rates or be penalized by Medicare under the Hospital Readmissions Reduction Program.
Clayton Johnson, Gerran Brown, George Wilson, Kyle Sweet, Jack Savage, and Nick Robinson named to the OC Register All-County Football Teams.
The Register and OCVarsity.com have made their selections for the 2014 All-County team and the top award winners.
Major League Baseball introduces the pitch smart website. The website is designed to provide information regarding elbow safety in baseball athletes of all ages. The website includes preventative information and FAQs regarding tommy john surgery.
A series of practical, age-appropriate guidelines to help parents, players and coaches avoid overuse injuries and foster long, healthy careers for youth pitchers.
Garrett Richards recovering nicely from patellar tendon repair. Garrett has been cleared to begin his regular scheduled off season throwing program.
A preventative, eccentric exercise program is shown to decrease the number of hamstring injuries in professional baseball players.
Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine
A "nordic," eccentric hamstring strengthening program has been shown to decrease hamstring injuries in 283 professional baseball players.
Effects of Implementing Nordic Hamstring Exercises for Semi-professional Soccer Players in Akershus, Norway
USA women's volleyball wins FIVB world championship.
Team USA made history on Sunday, beating China 3-1 (27-25, 25-20, 16-25, 26-24) and winning the first world championship gold medal for the U.S. Women’s program at the FIVB World Championship at the Mediolanum Forum in Milan.
A healthy Jack Savage has a great year for Servite. Fully recovered from off-season shoulder surgery, Jack Savage is dangerous.
The word out of Anaheim Servite is that linebacker Jack Savage is healthy, so watch out.
Max Tuerk named All-Pac12 at center.
Five players from USC and one from UCLA were named first-team All-Pac-12 Conference, the conference announced Tuesday night.
Could Gavin Escobar be the Dallas Cowboys next big thing? Gavin Escobar has 5 TDs and is getting ready for the playoffs with the Dallas Cowboys.
Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo declared recently that tight end Jason Witten could be the best Dallas Cowboy ever.
Video Lectures from Dr Shepard
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Labral Lesions of the Shoulder