Tom had hip replacement surgery at 7:30 a.m.; by noon he was walking; by 4:30 p.m. he was on his way home.
Joint Replacement Stories
When the new MemorialCare Joint Replacement Center at Orange Coast Medical Center opened this past spring, the mission was simple: to improve patients’ lives by relieving pain and restoring independence.
As a high school and college cheerleader, knee drops on a hard gym floor were an unfortunate part of the routine.
Each week, Laguna Woods resident Gael Clark looked forward to dancing to country music with friends, until pain became her regular dance partner.
Dancing was an exhilarating outlet for nonprofit professional Gael Clark. But years of chronic hip and leg pain eventually forced her off the dance floor.