Items Tagged ‘orthopaedic surgery’

Treating ACL tears in youth athletes

October 11, 2019

Treating ACL tears in youth athletes

By uclahealth uclahealth

Youth athletes are experiencing tears of a knee ligament at alarming rates. These injuries, known as anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injuries, occur with sports that involve pivoting and side-to-side motions, like soccer and skiing. Because the young athletes are often still growing, orthopaedic specialists must take special care. Treatment should control long-term damage and prevent […]

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Tags: ACL tear, ACL tear in youth, Orthopaedic Institute for Children, orthopaedic surgery, Orthopaedics, pediatrics, sports injuries


May 13, 2019

Devon Jeffcoat – UCLA Orthopaedic Center

By gmasgras gmasgras

Most down to earth honest doctor I’ve ever met I have complete trust in him he got me walking again thank you By: Joey R.

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Tags: care compliment, orthopaedic surgery, UCLA Orthopaedic Center


April 1, 2019

Orthopaedic Angel Savior

By Lavnis Lavnis

Approximately about a year or so ago Dr. Edward McPherson joined the team of orthopeadic surgeons at UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica. His addition to our team of doctor has been an amazing experience not only for the staff but specially for our patients. There is not even one time that I come in to […]

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Tags: Dr. Edward McPherson, orthopaedic surgery, patient stories, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica, UCLA Orthopaedic Surgery


April 3, 2017

Both knees replaced at UCLA Medical Center, Santa Monica

By pat16 pat16

My husband had both knees replaced in 2016. Dr. Bruce Brown and his staff were outstanding! Dr. Brown is a caring man who makes you feel you are the only person he is treating – always showing patience when dealing with questions and concerns. His staff was equally helpful and caring at all times.

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Bruce Brown, knee replacement, knee surgery, orthopaedic surgery, Orthopaedics, patient stories, UCLA Medical Center, UCLA Medical Center Santa Monica, UCLA Orthopaedic Hospital


March 30, 2017

What a difference a year makes

By larry s larry s

I knew that I needed a hip replacement. I had been told that before I met Dr. Eric Johnson. What I did not know for sure was that one of my legs was shorter than the other. Dr. Johnson confirmed it was and said that he would lengthen my leg when I had the hip […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Eric Johnson, hip replacement, joint replacement, orthopaedic surgery, Orthopaedics, patient stories, UCLA Health Orthopaedic Hospital