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Top 5 Causes of Chronic Knee Pain

Knee pain can be among the most debilitating chronic joint injuries. It is also one of the most common. Fortunately, there are many solutions to the problem. Our staff at the Joint Surgery Center of Excellence is highly experienced in treating chronic knee pain. Los Angeles residents aren’t the only ones who have benefited from 
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TENEX Health TX™ System

The innovative TENEX Health TX procedure is a minimally-invasive technique designed to break down and remove damaged tendon tissue as safely as possible in less time and without disturbance to the surrounding healthy tissue. It is a revolutionary option for accurate percutaneous cutting and debriding of soft tissue. It is often used as a form 
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Tennessee Titans Quarterback Jake Locker’s Fast Hip and Knee Joint Injury Recovery

A few weeks ago, Tennessee Titans quarterback Jake Locker was carted off the field after suffering what looked to be a major hip and knee joint injury. After undergoing an MRI, Locker was diagnosed with both a knee joint and a hip joint sprain. Originally expected to miss a large portion of the remaining season, 
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Benefits of Partial Knee Replacement

Knee pain can make activities as simple as walking, running or crouching down feel agonizing. In addition, cartilage damage from arthritis and other knee conditions and injuries can result in a loss of function in the knee over time. Thankfully, partial knee replacement can treat this debilitating condition by alleviating pain and helping patients regain 
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The Latest Arthritic Shoulder Treatment Options

Are you suffering from a chronic achy shoulder? Do you have an old sports injury that makes your shoulder stiff? Does a past shoulder injury still continue to disrupt your daily routines? You may be suffering from shoulder arthritis. Most people are familiar with hip and knee arthritis, and may not know that the shoulder 
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When to Consider Joint Replacement Surgery

Joint replacement surgery is becoming more common, as more people are learning about their options, and choosing to undergo knee, hip, and shoulder replacements. But how do you know at what point in time, as pain progresses, you might need joint replacement surgery, and if you are even a candidate for it? Our Los Angeles 
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Study: Patients with Rheumatoid Arthritis Benefit From Joint Replacement

Joint replacement surgery has long been considered the gold standard of treatment for advanced osteoarthritis. Until recently, however, some have questioned the efficacy of joint replacement for the treatment of another type of arthritis – rheumatoid arthritis. According to recent studies presented at the 2013 European League Against Rheumatism Annual Congress, individuals with rheumatoid arthritis 
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5 Myths About Knee Replacements

Our orthopedic knee surgeons have put together the five most common myths of knee replacements. Each year over 600,000 individuals in the U.S. undergo knee replacement surgery. Unfortunately, misunderstandings regarding the surgical procedure, recovery, and prognosis deter many individuals suffering from joint degeneration from undergoing this life-changing treatment. Myth #1: Knee replacement is a last resort. One 
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Living with an Artificial Hip

If you are considering undergoing a hip replacement, you might be wondering how an artificial hip joint will impact your life after surgery. In fact, this is one of the most common questions received by our orthopedic hip surgeons. Nearly 300,000 hip replacements are performed each year in the U.S. to treat severe joint degeneration 
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