As a lifelong competitive athlete, Sasha has experienced three bike crashes. He received care at multiple Mass General locations over several years and worked with teams of orthopedic surgeons and physical therapists to build a multidisciplinary approach to his recovery.
Gout is an especially painful cause of arthritis that can involve most of the joints in the body. Caused by buildup of urate crystals in and around joints, gout is frequently associated with other common medical conditions such as diabetes and chronic kidney disease.
The clinicians in Massachusetts General Hospital’s Department of Orthopaedic Surgery treat all types of work-related musculoskeletal injuries and conditions, from sore necks and backs, to carpal tunnel syndrome, to stubbed or broken toes and beyond. Here, they offer some easy ergonomic tips and tricks that should enable you to design the optimal work-from-home setup for a healthy body and mind.
As part of its ongoing efforts to support and improve the care of patients in communities north and west of Boston, the Mass General Waltham Outpatient Surgery Center (OSC) will more than double its operating rooms and increase its offerings to include more multidisciplinary outpatient procedures.
The Women's Sports Medicine Program dispels five common myths surrounding ACL injuries in female athletes.
John's Story: How Dr. Schwab helped John get back to walking, traveling and spending time with his grandchildren
Debilitating low back pain left Elena barely able to stand or walk. After surgery with Dr. Harold Fogel in the Orthopaedic Spine Center, Elena was able to dance at her wedding.
Alireza Borjali, PhD, of the Harris Orthopaedics Laboratory, was awarded the 2021 Orthopaedic Research Society William H. Harris award for his publication,
Dr. Bassem Elhassan, Co-Chief of the Shoulder Service, spoke with WCVB recently regarding tendon transfer surgery.
n this episode of Charged, Dr. Tanaka talks about what inspired her to pursue a career in sports medicine, pursuing a career in a male-dominated field and the importance of research and education for athletes—particularly for female athletes.