What Is Arthroscopic Surgery?
Arthroscopic knee surgery can provide you with a highly effective way of treating knee injuries and knee pain. Wondering how it works? Here's a little more information on this treatment option.
Dr. Tchejeyan’s Philosophy On Health
As an athlete, your body is important to you. It allows you to move effectively, do the things you're passionate about, and engage in the sports you love playing. If your body isn't working right, or if you've been injured, it's going to be difficult and often unenjoyable to do the things you love.
Knee Replacement vs. Knee Resurfacing
vities you love. Issues with cartilage in the knee, as well as other problems with your knee anatomy, may lead you to consider total knee replacement surgery or knee resurfacing. We're here to tell you the difference between the two and the best way to determine which is the right choice.
Common Misconceptions About Joint Replacement Surgery
If you are struggling to function normally because of a problem with one of your joints, your doctor might recommend joint replacement surgery. While the proper surgery is a great way to rejuvenate your body and repair joint damage, many people are hesitant because they are worried about the long-term consequences. Today, we'll discuss some common misconceptions and have a closer look at knee anatomy and how repairing cartilage in the knee can be beneficial for you.
The Tools Used For Orthopedic Surgery
oint problems are extremely common, with about one-third of patients experiencing them in any given 30-day period. Fortunately, surgery repairing the cartilage in the knee, hip, or shoulder is relatively straightforward. A qualified surgeon is able to accurately assess your knee anatomy and make a decision about what tools to use to repair it.
Complications with Joint Replacement Surgery
Any surgical procedure poses a certain level of risk.  When it comes to joint replacement surgery, qualified surgeons take several precautionary measures to avoid potential complications.  At TJN Orthopedics, Dr. Gregory H. Tchejeyan boasts some of the nation’s highest accuracy rates and lowest readmission rates.  This is largely due to the extra measures he puts
What is Periprosthetic Fracture?
A periprosthetic fracture refers to a fracture around a joint replacement – either a hip or a knee. It’s becoming more common because there are more people getting hip and knee replacements. These people are mostly older and therefore experience symptoms like loss of reflexes or muscle atrophy. As a result, we tend to see
Orthopedic Implants & Metal allergies
In orthopedic surgery, implant devices can be made of several different materials. From chrome to cobalt to mobinium – several elements are used to fabricate the devices that improve the lifespan of a joint artificially. However, most implant devices are made of titanium due to their natural elasticity.  It has properties similar to human bone,
what is arthritis
Wednesday, 17 November 2021 / Published in Arthritis, Arthritis Surgery
What Is Arthritis?
Arthritis is a painful condition that affects millions of people every year. There are different types of arthritis, including osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis, and the condition can affect any joint in the body. Today, our experts at Tchejeyan Orthopaedics and Sports Medicine in Thousand Oaks, CA are discussing what arthritis is, what the symptoms of
arthroscopic benefits
Thursday, 11 November 2021 / Published in Arthritis Surgery, Arthroscopic Surgery
The Benefits of Arthroscopic Surgery
Arthritis can be a debilitating condition, especially for people who like to be very active. For this reason, arthroscopic surgery that doesn’t involve cutting muscles and tendons is such an important innovation. Here at TJN Orthopedics in Thousand Oaks, CA, Dr. Gregory H. Tchejeyan performs arthroscopic surgery for both native and replaced joints. Why Is