Dr. Stephen Duncan
Written by Dr. Stephen Duncan, an orthopaedic surgeon at UK Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine.
Individuals today are more active than previous generations. Although this means improved health and wellness for many of us, it also means more wear and tear on our joints.
Patients young and old can experience pain in their hip ...more
UK Orthopaedic Surgery & Sports Medicine welcomed shoulder specialist Dr. Carolyn Hettrich to the team earlier this summer. Hettrich will see patients, take care of UK athletes and conduct research.
Originally from Portland, Ore., Hettrich has studied and worked across the country. She completed her undergraduate studies in Los Angeles at Pomona College and went to medical school ...more
Lisa Cassis, UK vice president for research
Written by Lisa Cassis, PhD, UK vice president for research.
The new UK Sports Medicine Research Institute, or SMRI, is a state-of-the-art, multidisciplinary facility that will allow UK researchers to study injury prevention and performance for professional and collegiate athletes, the tactical athletes of the U.S. military, and physically active people ...more
Geri Maschio spent more than a year planning a girls trip to Italy, but pain in her hip threatened to keep her from getting on a plane and experiencing the cities she’d been dreaming about.
Maschio started experiencing pain in her hip two years earlier. She tried a variety of treatment options to find relief, but none ...more
An illness, an accident or even just getting older can limit a person's ability to exercise. Rest is an essential component of healing, but it also atrophies muscles.
"People who are unable to exercise due to, for example, a recent surgery or illness, lose as much as 3 percent of their muscle mass per week," said ...more