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5 Causes of Back Pain and How to Treat Them

Experts at Keck Medicine of USC explain common sources of back pain — and what the discomfort is trying to…

Meet the Staff: Rashmi Bandekar, Physical Therapist

As the manager of USC Verdugo Hills Hospital’s outpatient physical medicine and rehab department, Rashmi Bandekar, PT, DPT, helps patients…

Exercise Boosts Cancer Recovery for Pilates Pro

After an initial diagnosis of simple cervical cancer, Amy Jordan sought a second opinion from USC Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center…

Robotic Surgery Relieves Patient's Pelvic Pain

Suffering from a painful yet often misunderstood pelvic disorder, Nathreen Bonnet found healing through an advanced, highly precise surgical procedure…

Achy Back? You May Be Sitting Too Much

Sitting for hours on end can be a part of modern life, but sometimes, it can lead to back problems.…

What You Need to Know About Endometriosis

This gynecologic condition can cause symptoms from chronic pelvic pain to infertility — or none at all. If you spend…

Is There Relief for Sciatica?

Do you feel a sharp, knifelike pain radiating down your leg or an ache in your lower back? It may…

5 Vasectomy Myths, Busted

If you’re done having kids (or don’t want to start), this procedure is an easy, foolproof and relatively painless solution…

What Is a Pelvic Floor Disorder?

It’s a medical condition that millions of American women have, but people rarely talk about. You may not be familiar…

6 Signs That You Should See a Urologist

A urologist can help with bladder issues and pelvic pain in men and women, as well as sexual dysfunction and…

What to Do When You Have Trouble Urinating

Urinating should be one of your body’s most natural functions, so you’re bound to be frustrated, when you can’t go.…