Michelle McCarthy is a freelance writer.
Stories by Michelle McCarthy:
Grateful patient receives life-changing dental surgery at USC
Lara Kerr survived a scary childhood accident that led to even more work on her teeth as an adult.
Researchers team up with Major League Baseball to predict injuries before they occur
The trial looks at risk factors tied to upper-extremity injuries to the shoulder and elbow during spring training.
How students can ease the transition from high school to college: More self-care, less stress
Trojans learn valuable lessons on managing time and taking better care of themselves.
When sitting all the time becomes a big pain in the back
After two surgeries, a patient finally finds relief from back pain through physical therapy at USC.
Smiles on Skid Row, compliments of work by USC dental students
Two clinics offer free, life-changing services to Los Angeles’ underserved population.
Surgery and therapy at USC offers hope for patients with lymphedema
Thanks to cutting-edge surgery and the work of USC occupational therapists, patients no longer have to suffer through pain.
Once a homeless kid, then in foster care. Up next: a USC doctoral program
As a child, Mich Hamlin lived on the streets with his parents. Next month, he enters USC’s physical therapy program.
Breast cancer survivors take their bodies back
A study led by the Women’s Health and Exercise Laboratory at USC helps overweight women get in shape after chemotherapy.