Stanford Medicine orthopedic surgeon uses his skills to as head physician for the San Francisco 49ers football team
Ask Me Anything: Winter Olympics with Steve Isono
Stanford sports medicine doctor tends participates in a #Askmeanything about his experience at the Beijing Winter Olympics.
Orthopaedic surgery at Stanford helps woman stand upright
Lilly Lee's back was severely bent forward because of a spinal condition. Surgeon Serena Hu straightened it.
Stanford surgeon studies how to improve scoliosis treatment
Stanford researchers have several projects underway to improve imaging techniques, bracing treatment and surgeries for kids and teens with scoliosis.
Resuming surgery, other procedures safely in the era of COVID-19
In a podcast interview, a Stanford Health Care physician leader discusses how the system is keeping patients safe as surgeries and other procedures resume.
Backwards progress? Skeletal stem cells turn back time to correct damage
Is extensive regeneration possible in humans? Stanford researchers show skeletal stem cells can move backward developmentally when major repairs are needed.
Genetics of rapid deer antler growth, discovered
Stanford scientists identified two key genes responsible for the rapid bone growth of deer antlers, a finding that may one day help treat bone disease.
Human skeletal stem cell can generate cartilage, bone
Discovery of the human skeletal stem cell opens the way to regenerate cartilage and bone to repair damaged tissues, say Stanford scientists.
Osteoporosis risk predicted with genetic test
A genetic test may predict at an early age those likely to develop osteoporosis. Knowing your risk may allow easy interventions to prevent future fractures.
Virtual athletes compete to take on a medical challenge
Stanford researchers are hosting an online competition featuring virtual athletes. Their goal: help people learn to walk and run after losing a limb.
Olympic dreams come true for Stanford sports medicine physician
Stanford orthopedic surgeon Eugene Roh is serving as a Team USA physician during the Winter Olympics in South Korea.
New study intervenes to help female collegiate distance runners eat enough
Like other athletes at risk, female collegiate distance runners are predisposed to develop bone stress injuries from a condition known as the female athletic triad, …
Open contest with skeleton videos may help people learn, or relearn, to walk
If you're a scientist who wants to do something to help kids with cerebral palsy, your first strategy probably isn't to launch an internet contest …
Researchers explore possible alternative to knee replacement
Replacing joints like knees or hips can relieve pain and boost quality of life. But these surgeries demand lengthy rehabs and may not restore full …
CTs predict survival by measuring frailty following hip fractures, study shows
When elderly people fall, a hip fracture is a common and serious result. It is typically treated with surgery, but physicians need a better way …