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C. Thomas Vangsness, Jr., M.D.


Common Shoulder Injuries

Dislocated Shoulder Specializing in orthopaedic surgery, Dr. Thomas Vangsness performs arthroscopic procedures, helping you regain strength and mobility after a dislocated shoulder injury. He uses state-of-the-art equipment and techniques to ensure your comfort and safety and strives to help you heal and recover as fast and successfully as possible. If you’re suffering from a dislocated […]

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What Is Shoulder Impingement?

Treatment for Shoulder Impingement in Los Angeles, CA Frequently found in both young athletes and middle-aged adults, shoulder impingement is one of the most common causes of shoulder pain. This injury comes from pressure on the rotator cuff (four muscles making up the shoulder) from part of the shoulder blade as the arm is being […]

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Treatment for Knee Joint Injury

Knee Joint Injury Repair, Los Angeles, CA Dr. Thomas Vangsness is an orthopaedic surgeon specializing in treating knee joint injuries, including a torn meniscus. Arthroscopic Knee Surgery for a Torn Meniscus If you live in the Los Angeles and need arthroscopic knee surgery, come see orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Thomas Vangsness for the experience and results you […]

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Treatment for Shoulder Dislocation

Dislocated Shoulder Treatment in Los Angeles, CA Every year, Dr. Thomas Vangsness treats people with dislocated shoulder injuries. The shoulder can become dislocated due to a variety of traumatic circumstances. Dislocated shoulder injuries are common among athletes and people who work with their hands above their heads such as baseball pitchers, tennis players and construction […]

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What Is Arthroscopic Surgery?

Arthroscopic Surgery in Los Angeles, CA Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Thomas Vangsness performs arthroscopic surgery, which is a procedure used to visualize, diagnose and treat problems inside a joint. During arthroscopic surgery, Dr. Vangsness makes a small incision in your skin and the inserts a pencil-sized instrument, called an arthroscope, which contains a small lens and […]

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