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.
Knee problems are very common and they occur in people of all ages. Joint problems can interfere with daily activities, from participation in sports, to simply getting up from a chair and walking..
Specialists who Treat Knee Joint Injuries and Disorders:
Common types of Knee joint injury or disorder: our program director here said all these “injuries” aren’t done in the JRC at LBM. They are more ortho care, by some of our surgeons, but not truly joint replacement techniques. She said too that if we say disorder here we should add in degenerative joint disorder.
Knee joint injury or disorder symptoms may include:
You are at a greater risk for knee joint injury if you:
Reduce the onset of knee joint injury by:
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.
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.
MemorialCare is proud to offer a continuum of rehabilitation services utilizing the latest in rehabilitation equipment. Whether it's physical therapy, occupational therapy or speech therapy our goal is to maximize patients' independence and quality of life.
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