David W. Kruse, MD - Certified Sports Medicine Physician <Orthopaedic Specialty Institute
 
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Dr. Kruse was interviewed for a Chapman University newspaper article regarding concussions.

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Dr. Kruse was interviewed on local Orange County TV station regarding injuries in aging athletes:


Dr. Kruse was interviewed for an article in the online publication, Healthline, regarding how aging individuals can stay active:

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Dr. Kruse was interviewed for an article discussing exercise needs of individuals over the age of 50:

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Dr. Kruse was interviewed for an online article in Lifescript regarding osteoporosis:

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7 Habits of the Healthy Athlete: How to kill it in your sport without killing your body

As Dr. Swift mentions in the book, there are many essential factors that need to be addressed when discussing injury prevention. This book is an excellent and easy-to- follow road map that can guide you through this complex task and give you critical tools to stay healthy in your athletic endeavors.

David W. Kruse, M.D.
USA Gymnastics Team Physician
UC Irvine Associate Team Physician

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Dr. David Kruse was mentioned in this article about preparations for the Rio Olympic Games.

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Dr. David Kruse's Olympic experience was featured in the American Medical Society for Sports Medicine

  AMSSM Members Gain Global Perspective at International Events - SEPTEMBER 2016


Dr. David Kruse was featured in two St. Joseph's Hospital media publications for his involvement in the 2016 Rio Olympic Games.

  IN THE TRENCHES with David W. Kruse, MD Athlete Care Coordinator, USA Gymnastics

  St. Joseph Hospital Performs First Transcatheter Aortic Valve Replacement (TAVR)


Dr. David Kruse was featured on KNBC regarding injuries in gymnastics

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Dr. David Kruse helps represent UC Irvine at the Olympic Games in Rio

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Dr. Kruse is a proud Cal Berkeley Alumnus and is one of 50 athletes and staff in Rio for the Olympic Games

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The OC Register interviewed Dr. David Kruse about his prior career as a gymnast and his preparation for travel to the Rio Olympic Games as the team physician for USA Gymnastics.

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Dr. Kruse was interviewed by the LA Times about his preparations for the Rio Olympic Games:

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Dr. David Kruse was invited to speak about his upcoming Olympic Games experience on KLAA AM 830 radio:

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Dr. Kruse is a UC Berkeley Gymnastics Alumnus and is one of 49 Golden Bears referenced in this article, who are headed to the Rio Olympic Games:

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Dr. Kruse hosts medical student from the UK

This Spring, I travelled across the pond from the UK to the USA to take the fortuitous opportunity of a 6-week study elective. In line with the country’s nickname as ‘The Land of Opportunity’, I viewed this trip as my opportunity to delve further into the ever growing speciality of Sports and Exercise Medicine (SEM).

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Gabby Douglas is aiming for another Olympics

The competitive life-cycle of a female gymnast is brief and cruel. David Kruse, a former gymnast turned orthopedist who coordinates medical care for USA Gymnastics and serves as team physician to the men’s squad, said the goal for female gymnasts is to peak on an Olympic cycle, ideally at age 16 to 18.

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Dr. Kruse was interviewed to discuss back pain in young athletes, in particular gymnasts. Refer to the following link to hear the interview.

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Dr. Kruse Presented a National Webinar for USA Gymnastics on Concussion Management.

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August 16, 2014 Doctor In The Dugout with Dr. David Kruse


Hoag Orthopedic Institute's Dr. David Kruse Named to USA Gymnastics Medical Task Force

Hoag Orthopedic Institute (HOI) is proud to announce that David Kruse, M.D., a sports medicine physician at HOI, has been named the athlete care coordinator for the USA Gymnastics Medical Task Force. In his new role, Dr. Kruse will join an elite group of medical professionals to provide leadership and oversight for USA Gymnastics' practices, procedures and protocols regarding athlete care.

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USA Gymnastics Medical Task Force taps Dr. David Kruse for athletic care coordinator

Irvine, Calif.-based Hoag Orthopedic Institute's David Kruse, MD, has been named the athlete care coordinator for the USA Gymnastics Medical Task Force.

Dr. Kruse is a four-time member of the USA Gymnastics Senior National Team and will act as the primary liaison between the medical task force and USA gymnastic staff. He also serves as the primary staff representative for the Men's Gymnastics National Team.

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11 Workout Tips For Achy Joints

When I was in my 20s, I'd go to the gym, hop on a machine and start working out without thinking twice about my joints. Now, at 55, there are days when it seems a whole lot easier to skip my workout altogether than to deal with my achy knees. And, since you're reading this, I'm guessing you can relate to my frustration.

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USA Gymnastics Solidifies Leadership For Program Medical Services

Dr. David Kruse has officially started a new position with USA Gymnastics

It’s a new position, facilitating the care for all USAG disciplines and national teams (men’s/women’s artistic, rhythmic, T&T, acro), organizing our national providers, and addressing medical policies for the gymnastics community.

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Soccer and Head Trauma: Why the Sudden Influx? And What Should You Do

Concussions, sports, and young children seem to be a hot conversation these days. So hot, that it was one of the major topics that the American Academy of Pediatrics covered last year in their annual conference. Concussions are on the rise, but why? And, if your child gets one while on the field, what should you do? Breezy Mama turned to Dr. David Kruse, a sports medicine physician with Hoag Orthopedic Institute, for some answers.

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Dr. Kruse's contribution to online health and wellness information spreads to major syndicates:


Dr. Kruse contributes more health knowledge to Prevention.com:


How crossing your legs hurts your heart and other heart health risks

You eat well, you exercise, and you even get the right amount of sleep (most nights, anyway; no one's perfect). But chances are, you've got some other little habits that are costing you in the health department—without you even knowing. Check out these 10 hidden health risks, and simple ways to fix them.

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Dr. Kruse was quoted for two Prevention.com articles.

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You stand with locked knees

You carry your purse the same way every day


Dr. Kruse was interviewed for NextAvenue.org.

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Dr. Kruse was interviewed for Hoag Orthopedic Institute's blog, regarding common snow sport injuries.

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Dr. Kruse is featured in St. Joseph Health Physician Link newsletter this month, October 2013. He provided an update on sports concussion care.

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Dr. Kruse was interviewed by Woman'sDay.com regarding various sports medicine topics.  See the following links for the content of those interviews:


At the 2013 American Medical Society for Sports Medicine Annual Conference, in San Diego, Dr. Kruse lectured to the general assembly on Spondylolysis, a stress fracture of the lumbar spine.  He provided updates on the latest techniques for the diagnosis and treatment of this condition.  Follow this link to a pdf version of his lecture. 

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Dr. Kruse has been appointed to a new medical task force with USA Gymnastics to explore and standardize medical practices for the gymnastics community.

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Dr. Kruse was interviewed by the OC Register for an article on concussions in the NFL.

It was featured in the Sports page on February 3rd, Super Bowl Sunday.

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Surfer MagazineDr. Kruse was interviewed for an article appearing in the February issue of Surfer Magazine, now available. The article discusses the increase in lower leg injuries in surfing.  Dr. Kruse addresses the treatment and prevention of these injuries.  Find the article, titled "Patient Zero", on page 64.

 

 


 

On Monday night November 5th, David Kruse MD of OSI and Rod Walters will be presenting a free symposium on concussions in athletes. NATA continuing education units will be available. The course will be from 7pm to 9pm at 230 S Main Street in the conference center. The goal of the symposium is to get all team medical providers (ATC, PT, MD) involved in the treatment and recognition of concussions.


Whicker: Dedicated doctors are teams' best defense

Concussions in high school football continue to gain exposure and awareness.  The medical teams at Orthopaedic Specialty Institute and Hoag Orthopaedic Institute, including Dr. David Kruse, specialize in the care of sports concussion.

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Dr. Kruse was interviewed by Shape Magazine regarding the recent deaths linked to Monster energy drink

Concerns about energy drinks have existed almost as long as the beverages themselves, but the recent news of five deaths possibly related to Monster Energy drinks has reignited worries.

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Dr. Kruse was interviewed for an article regarding the use of kinesiotape at the 2012 London Olympics.

During the last couple weeks of the Olympics, perhaps you’ve noticed the pink, green, purple or blue tape plastered over the legs, backs, arms and other body parts of athletes. It could be one of the most universal of Olympic accessories this year, making appearances in what seems to be almost every sport. It has been seen in diving, track, volleyball, Judo and even table tennis.

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Dr. Kruse interviewed for OCMetro magazine article on sports concussion

A cartoon character bonked by a hammer may look silly with a ring of stars circling his head, but real head injuries are no laughing matter.

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Dr. Kruse interviewed on ESPN radio's Max and Marcellus Show

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espn.go.com/espnradio/losangeles/play?id=8181685


Dr. David Kruse recent interview on ESPN Radio's Weekend Warrior program.

Our own Dr. David Kruse joined the Coach Dave Miller and Doctor Robert Klapper of ESPN's "90 Seconds of Wellness" to discuss concussions and the brain.

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Dr. Kruse was integral part of medical team caring for 2012 USA Women's Gymnastics Olympic Team member McKayla Maroney

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www.examiner.com/article/mckayla-maroney-cleared-to-compete-at-olympic-trials

sports.yahoo.com/news/maroney-returns-concussion-time-trials-234158134--oly.html


Dr. David Kruse recent interview on ESPN Radio's Weekend Warrior program.

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espn.go.com/espnradio/losangeles/play?id=7701354

espn.go.com/espnradio/losangeles/play?id=7701759


Dr. Kruse interviewed for LA Times story

Braeden Benedict of Palos Verdes Peninsula High develops a sensor attached to a football helmet and aimed at alerting coaches when a player sustains a hard jolt. He has won a national contest.

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