Browse news articles across local and national media outlets.
- 03.02.2022 | WBTS
Getting Back to Fitness, the Safe Way
In this local news segment, Miho Tanaka, MD, orthopedic surgeon and director of the Women's Sports Medicine Program, offers tips on how to get back to fitness safely as some COVID-19 pandemic protocols begin to ease.
- 09.17.2021 September 17, 2021 | Healio
Machine learning algorithm may identify patients at risk for extended opioid use
Dr. Joseph Schwab, Chief of the Orthopaedic Spine Service, conducted research to develop and test machine learning algorithms to predict extended post-op opioid use.
- 04.06.2021 | SiriusXM Radio
Staying Healthy During the COVID-19 Pandemic
In this audio clip from "Canada Talks" on SiriusXM Radio, Thomas Holovacs, MD, a Mass General orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder and sports medicine, discusses strategies for staying healthy at home during the COVID-19 pandemic, including recommendations for easy home workouts.
- 01.07.2021 | WCVB
Muscle transfer technique brings pain relief to patients
Dr. Bassem Elhassan, Co-Chief of the Shoulder Service in the Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, has created many surgical techniques throughout his career. When a patient came to him after a serious 4-wheeler accident, Dr. Elhassan used a muscle transfer technique to reduce the patient's pain and helped him regain mobility in his shoulder.
- 11.05.2020 | HuffPost
6 Stretches To Do First Thing In The Morning, According To Experts
Isabella Sprague, a sports physical therapist, gives readers six stretches they can do in the morning to relieve stress and reduce sitting-induced pains.
- 10.13.2020 | NHL.com
Bruins Issue Update On Offseason Surgeries
Dr. Peter Asnis, Mass General Brigham Director of Professional Sports and Boston Bruins Medical Director, performed a successful arthroscopic knee surgery on Boston Bruins player, Charlie McAvoy.
- 06.29.2020 | WCVB
Boston program offers support to ease safely back into fitness routine
Rachel Lampros, PT, a physical therapist with Sports Medicine Physical Therapy, spoke to WCVB about returning to sports and fitness after your training and fitness routines may have been sidelined because of COVID-19.
- 05.27.2020 | OrthopedicsToday
Virtual checklist prepares patients for virtual care at Massachusetts General
Drs. Miho Tanaka, Luke Oh, Scott Martin and Eric Berkson give a checklist to help prepare patients for virtual visits during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- 04.21.2020 | The Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery - OrthoBuzz
How to Conduct a Virtual Orthopaedic Examination
Orthopaedic Surgeons from the Sports Medicine Center, Drs. Miho Tanaka, Luke Oh, Scott Martin and Eric Berkson, give step-by-step instructions for virtually evaluating the knee, hip, shoulder, and elbow, a necessity during the COVID-19 pandemic.
- 02.10.2020 | WCVB
Female athletes more likely than males to tear ACL
Dr. Miho Tanaka and Dr. Kelly McInnis, both of the Women's Sports Medicine Program at Mass General, are working to increase awareness of a striking fact: young female athletes are up to eight times more likely to tear their anterior cruciate ligament than their male peers.
- 10.27.2019 | TheHealthy.com
If You Have Pain Behind the Knee, Here’s What It Could Mean
Dr. Miho Tanaka, sports medicine orthopaedic surgeon and Director of the Women's Sports Medicine Program, talks about when knee pain warrants a trip to the ER.
- 10.04.2019 | Arthroscopy Podcast
Radiographic Landmarks for the Anterior Attachment of the Medial Patellofemoral Complex
Dr. Miho Tanaka, a sports medicine orthopaedic surgeon and Director of the Women's Sports Medicine Program, discusses radiographic landmarks for the Anterior Attachment of the Medial Patellofemoral Complex with Dr. Clay Neulle.
- 05.23.2019 | SportsMD.com
Keeping her in the game: Injury prevention in female athletes
Dr. Miho Tanaka, a sports medicine orthopaedic surgeon and the Director of the Women's Sports Medicine Program, discusses ACL injury prevention for female athletes.
- 04.01.2019 | Harvard Health Publishing
Put your best foot forward
Dr. Christopher DiGiovanni, Chief of the Foot & Ankle Service, discusses common foot and ankle problems.
- 04.01.2019 | Harvard Health Publishing
Stay active, even with stiff ankles
Dr. Christopher DiGiovanni, Chief of the Foot & Ankle Service, discusses ankle stiffness.
- 03.06.2019 | POPSUGAR
Anaerobic and Aerobic Exercise Are Much Different, but Each Play a Key Role in Your Fitness Plan
Dr. Miho Tanaka, a sports medicine orthopaedic surgeon and Director of the Women's Sports Medicine Program, discusses physiology with POPSUGAR Fitness as it relates to sports and working out.
- 01.29.2019 | TheHealthy.com
13 Medical Reasons for your Shoulder Pain
Dr. Miho Tanaka, a sports medicine orthopaedic surgeon and Director of the Women's Sports Medicine Program, talks about shoulder pain.
- 03.11.2018 | NPR
The Mysterious Case Of 'Vanishing Bone' And Hip Replacements Gone Wrong
Dr. William H. Harris, former chief of Massachusetts General Hospital's joint replacement surgery service, discusses his new book about a stealth disease caused by total hip replacements.
- 10.19.2017 | Boston Globe
Injury is very likely to end Gordon Hayward’s season, specialists say
Dr. Christopher DiGiovanni, Chief of the Foot & Ankle Service, comments on Gordon Hayward's fractured and dislocated tibia injury.
- 10.19.2017 | SELF
How to Tell If Your Broken Toe Is Actually a Big Deal
Dr. Daniel Guss, a foot & ankle surgeon, discusses broken toes.
- 07.20.2017 | Nature.com
TA juiced-up joint implant
An article profiling Ebru Oral, PhD, Associate Director of Biomaterials for the Harris Orthopedics Lab and the work she is doing on implant failures.
- 06.13.2017 | Nature.com
An article that cites Ebru Oral, PhD and colleagues and their work on joint implant infections.
- 04.09.2017 | MassLive.com
Red Sox Jackie Bradley Jr. injury update
Dr. Peter Asnis, Head Team Orthopaedic Surgeon for the Red Sox, to see Jackie Bradley, Jr. after MRI showed inflammation and a knee sprain.
- 11.11.2016 | ESPN.com
Red Sox OF Mookie Betts undergoes right knee surgery
Dr. Peter Asnis, Head Team Orthopaedic Surgeon for the Red Sox, performed knee surgery on Mookie Betts.
- 09.01.2016 | Harvard Health Publishing
Good old-fashioned mobility insurance: Protecting your feet and ankles
Dr. Christopher DiGiovanni, Chief of the Foot & Ankle Service, discusses the important of foot and ankle health throughout your life.
- 07.11.2016 | ESPN.com
Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel gets surgery to fix torn cartilage
Dr. Peter Asnis, Head Team Orthopaedic Surgeon for the Red Sox, performed knee surgery on Craig Kimbrel.
- 07.08.2016 | PawtucketTimes.com
PawSox 1B Travis working hard to return to field
Dr. Peter Asnis, Head Team Orthopaedic Surgeon for the Red Sox, performed surgery on Sam Travis to repair his torn ACL.
- 05.17.2016 | Boston Globe
Patriots name MGH surgeon Mark Price team’s head physician
Dr. Mark Price, a sports medicine orthopaedic surgeon, is named as Head Team Physician for the New England Patriots.
- 04.01.2016 | Boston.com
Meet the marathoner who swears by running in Crocs
Dr. Christopher DiGiovanni, Chief of the Foot & Ankle Service, comments on a marathoner who runs in Crocs.
- 01.26.2016 | Boston.com
When it comes to treating Boston’s professional athletes, he’s always on call
Dr. Pete Asnis, Chief of the Sports Medicine Center, works with the Boston Bruins, Boston Red Sox, and New England Patriots.