UCLA Orthopaedic Surgery
1250 16th Street, Suite 2100, Santa Monica, CA 90404
Patient Coordinator: (424) 259-8179
Appointments: (310) 319-1234
Additional offices in Encino and Thousand Oaks

Monthly Archives: January 2017

Think You Might Need a Total Knee Replacement? Maybe Not!

When suffering from osteoarthritis of the knee, every step you take can be a painful reminder of your limited mobility. Doctors typically advise conservative treatment such as physical therapy, pain medications, and injections before suggesting a surgical solution. If these methods have failed and you are dreading the thought of having your knee replaced, you […]

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Cardio Exercises That Are Good For Your Joints

Almost everyone is aware of the health benefits of regular cardio exercises.  They make your heart and lungs more efficient giving you increased stamina and energy levels throughout the day. However, if you happen to have problems with the weight-bearing joints of your body, particularly the hips and knees, cardio exercises of the high-impact variety […]

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Is There Such Thing as Outpatient Total Joint Surgery?

Replacing an irreparably damaged joint with an artificial one used to require extensive surgery. You would also have a painful recovery requiring several days at the hospital and occasionally in a rehabilitation center. Not anymore! Provided you meet certain criteria, you could leave home in the morning and be back home by evening having completed […]

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