All About ACL Reconstruction
Wednesday, 30 June 2021 / Published in ACL Reconstruction
All About ACL Reconstruction
As you may recall from the Knee Anatomy 101 post, there are several ligaments (bands of tough, elastic connective tissue) within the knee that surround the joint to limit and support its movement.  When these ligaments get damaged, orthopedic surgery is required.  ACL surgery is a major surgery that either reconstructs or replaces a torn
Friday, 18 June 2021 / Published in Athlete Knee Care
Specialized Care For Athletes
Among the several sub-specialties of orthopedics, sports medicine is perhaps the most common. Many orthopedic surgeons go on to become fellowship-trained in sports medicine.
Exercising For Knee Health
Friday, 11 June 2021 / Published in Knee Exercises
Exercising For Knee Health
There are many situations in which a knee injury requires surgery, however, there is one significant, non-invasive method that may help you avoid it altogether, and that’s exercising! But If My Knee Hurts, Why Exercise? Exercise is a great way to prevent injury, strengthen, and rehabilitate injured joints.  Knee, hip, and core strengthening exercises in
3 Steps To Reducing Joint pain
Friday, 04 June 2021 / Published in Dr Greg Tchejeyan, Knee Injuries
3 Steps To Reducing Joint pain
Chronic joint pain affects millions of Americans each year.  Joint pain is extremely common, especially as you age.  And guess which joint is complained about most frequently?  The knee! As an active, weight-bearing joint, the knee is a source of pain and problems for many people.  The knee is the strongest joint in the human
Infection Prevention
For obvious reasons, infections are a complication surgeons always try to avoid.  Infections are particularly inconvenient in orthopaedic joint replacement surgery. Ordinarily, in the unfortunate circumstance of infection, IV or oral antibiotics are administered to the patient, sending the antibiotics through the bloodstream to fight the infection.  However, in joint replacement surgeries, the implanted device
MAY CASE OF THE MONTH
Each month, we like to highlight a case that might help other people who experience similar symptoms understand their surgical options.  Please consult with your doctor as this is not considered medical advice. This patient has agreed to share their story. *Names have been changed to protect their privacy. Mary* is a 77 year old
Knee Injections
Friday, 14 May 2021 / Published in Knee Injections
All About Knee Injections
Before surgery is considered, doctors attempt to employ non-surgical methods of treatment whenever possible.  One of these treatments is injections. There are four main types of injections used for the knee: Steroid or Cortisone Viscosupplementation Platelet Rich Plasma Stem Cell  Injections are usually done in an office setting. With hips, the joint is deeper so
April Case of The Month: Why Robotic Partial Knee Resurfacing is Superior to Manual Partial Knee Resurfacing
Each month, we like to highlight a case that might help other people who experience similar symptoms understand their surgical options.  Please consult with your doctor as this is not considered medical advice. This patient has agreed to share their story. *Names have been changed to protect their privacy. Joseph* was a 63-year-old male who
Dr. Tchejeyan Speaks on The OPUM Technologies Podcast
Recently, Dr. Tchejeyan had the pleasure of being a guest on the OPUM Podcast, a podcast hosted by OPUM Technologies, a breakthrough company that “utilizes AI to provide actionable data and insights that help patients manage their recovery and long-term knee health” [1]. Famously known as the “L.A. Knee Guy”, Dr. T. naturally had much
3 Ways to Prepare the Knee for Total Knee Arthroplasty
Total Knee Arthroplasty, or TKA, refers to the total surgical replacement of the knee surface.  Whether it’s full or partial knee replacement, the existing bone always has to be prepared to accept the implant.  There are three main methods your surgeon could use to prepare the knee for this procedure – manual instruments, patient-specific instruments
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