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The Importance of Stretching

Steve Mora MD Orange County Sports Medicine Specialist Stretching my “hamies” en route to Arizona. If you’ve ever seen me as a patient you’ve probably heard me say that stretching is the fountain of youth. It’s not enough to do weight training and aerobic workouts for maintaining vigor and youthfulness....
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Another Cause of Knee Pain- Gout and Pseudogout

There are many conditions that may cause knee pain such as meniscus tears, tendinitis, or rheumatoid arthritis. Another common, yet lesser known, cause of knee pain is a condition called Crystal Arthropathy which is also known as gout or pseudogout. Crystal Arthropathy is a condition in which calcium deposits accumulate...
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Not All Meniscus Tears are the Same

Steve Mora MD Orange County Knee Specialist It’s true that not all meniscus tears require surgery…however…tears which are flipped or displaced are ideally treated surgically. In cases such as the one pictured, knee arthroscopy and trimming is the only good option for reducing knee pain. Platelet rich plasma (PRP) and...
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