Items Tagged ‘Orthopaedics’

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


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


March 31, 2016

Happy smiling doctor

By areiss areiss

Dr. Nick Shamie is the friendliest doctor that I have ever met, and I’m 80 years old. He always has a smile on his face and is very happy and cheerful. Plus, he is a great doctor and surgeon.

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Nick Shamie, Orthopaedics, patient stories