The MemorialCare Joint Replacement Centers offer a unique patient experience for those in need of hip and knee replacements located in Los Angeles and Orange County, California. Getting a new knee or hip joint can mean freedom from pain and a fast return to active living. We offer a unique combination of services.
Degenerative joint diseases (DJDs) are chronic conditions often resulting in pain and the loss of an active lifestyle and quality of life. There are different types of DJD that can affect the hip, see "Types" below:
When the heart muscle does not get enough blood flow, which carries oxygen to the heart muscle, it results in chest pain (angina pectoris or just angina). Chest pain can occur for several reasons, but it should always be taken seriously as it could be the first sign of a heart attack.
The knee joint is made up of bone, cartilage, ligaments and fluid. Muscles and tendons help the knee joint move. When any of these structures is hurt or diseased knee problems occur, pain and difficulty walking can be the result.
According to studies, 10% of the US population suffers from some form of lower back pain. Sacroiliac Joint Dysfunction, one type of lower back pain, is typically caused by abnormal motion in the sacroiliac joint, either too much motion or too little motion.
Facet joints are the small joints between vertebrae along the back of the spine. Facet injections can be used to either help confirm or deny the location and source of the pain, or they can be used to reduce inflammation and possibly offer long-term relief.
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MemorialCare's team of orthopedic specialists focus on the diagnosis, care and treatment of patients with disorders of the musculoskeletal system: bones, joints, muscles, ligaments and tendons. Our specialist are recognized locally in Southern California and nationally for their expertise in orthopedics and sports medicine.
Improving quality of life through increased mobility, pain treatment and trauma recovery are just a few of the reasons MemorialCare offers a broad range of physical therapy services. Our network of hospital-based PT programs and local community-based physical therapy and rehab centers are able to treat patients of all ages.
We understand that each patient is unique and can experience joint pain for different reasons. So, it’s important to talk to your doctor first about the reason for your knee pain, so you understand the best treatment options available to you.
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