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How Does Diabetes Affect Your Feet? Apr 4th, 2021

Diabetes is a chronic and systemic disease that affects 10% of the population in the United States. When you have diabetes, your feet are particularly vulnerable to diabetic neuropathy, which affects 50% of people with the disease. Even worse, some diabetics suffer from life-threatening gangrene and require amputation. The medical...

Why Proper Care for a Torn Meniscus Matters Mar 10th, 2021

When it comes to knee injuries, ACL tears seem to get all of the attention. But meniscus tears are also very common, with an estimated 850,000 cases occurring every year in the United States. While some meniscus tears can be treated conservatively, others require surgery to restore  healthy joint function....

Why You Should Never Play With a Sprain Feb 12th, 2021

Most people expect to have some pain or discomfort when they play sports or exercise. However, there’s a big difference between having sore or tender muscles after a workout than the sharp, sudden, or acute pain that comes with injuries like sprains. Our team at LA Orthopaedic Specialists in downtown...

Next Steps After You Tear Your ACL Jan 1st, 2021

Torn knee ligaments are some of the most common knee injuries, often the result of playing sports. In fact, up to 200,000 people in the United States experience ACL tears each year. It’s typical to hear a “popping” sound when your anterior cruciate ligament tears, followed by swelling and knee...

Can Osteoarthritis Be Prevented? Dec 7th, 2020

Osteoarthritis is a pain in the neck, hands, knees, feet, and any other part of your body. However, this joint disorder that causes stiffness, swelling, and pain is not an inevitable result of aging. There’s much you can do to prevent osteoarthritis or slow its progression. Osteoarthritis is when the...

Leading Causes of Shoulder Pain Nov 9th, 2020

Shoulder pain can seem like no big deal. And if it crops up only mildly and occasionally, it probably isn’t. But if you let shoulder pain go untreated, those mild issues can progress from a painful inconvenience into a full-blown injury that renders your shoulder, or entire arm, useless.  Ignoring...

Diagnosing a Cartilage Injury Oct 9th, 2020

Whatever you’ve done to injure yourself, the first order of business is to get to the bottom of things and determine exactly what damage was done and what body parts are involved. Immediately following your accident, you’re likely to have pain and swelling and no idea what’s going on inside...

Know Your Options When You Tear Your Rotator Cuff Sep 10th, 2020

Your shoulder joint contains bones, muscles, ligaments, and tendons. These connect your upper arm to your shoulder blade and collarbone, allowing your shoulder to fully rotate. You need a complex system for the typical range of motion of a shoulder joint — but that leaves your shoulder vulnerable to injuries,...

Can PRP Help My Arthritic Joints? Aug 3rd, 2020

If you suffer from arthritis, you know the joint inflammation, pain, and swelling can really slow you down and threaten your quality of life. In fact, research from the Arthritis Foundation names arthritis as the leading cause of disability in the United States.  At LA Orthopaedic Specialists, you have access...

Orthopedic Surgery and COVID19: What You Should Know Jul 17th, 2020

Because of the current pandemic, there has been a large shift to remote interactions. From remote work to virtual doctor appointments, many social interactions can now be done virtually. However, not all appointments can be conducted virtually, and orthopedic surgery is one of those situations that must be done in-person....

Avoid Carpal Tunnel and Other Orthopedic Issues with These Workplace Tips Jun 17th, 2020

While people often point to physical jobs like construction or firefighting as potential sources of injury, the reality is that your nine-to-five desk job may be doing as much physical harm as hauling cement or climbing a ladder. From carpal tunnel to more serious spine issues, that cushy desk job...

When a Hip Replacement Is Your Best Option May 29th, 2020

It’s easy to take your hips for granted as they effortlessly keep you moving throughout life. After all, you have them to thank for your ability to sit, stand, and walk. However, because of the crucial role your hip joint plays in your mobility, when problems arise, they can stop...

Get Back in the Game Faster: What You Need to Know About Recovering from an ACL Sports Injury Apr 30th, 2020

Although your knee is a strong and powerful joint, it’s vulnerable to sudden changes of direction or impact injuries, the kind that commonly occur in sports. The ligaments that stabilize your knee, in particular the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), can suffer strain and tearing from the forces created by even...

Learn How PRP Injections Are Revolutionizing How We Treat Joint Pain Mar 24th, 2020

  Arthritis is a term that refers to more than 100 different conditions, all of which impact your joints. Roughly 15 million American adults have some form of arthritis, and millions more have other conditions that cause joint pain, such as fibromyalgia or traumatic injuries.    At LA Orthopaedic Specialists,...

Crack Dog Anatomy: Canine 3d for Windows 10 Apr 5th, 2018

Download crack for Dog Anatomy: Canine 3D for Windows 10 or keygen : A fantastic, interactive visual reference with over 300 anatomical structures. Rotate the model, cut down through layers, or zoom in. Tap the labels to get Quiz yourself on each section, make your own quiz, or have the...