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

ORTHOPAEDIC SURGEON

Orthopaedic Surgery

Orthopaedic Surgery in Los Angeles, CA Board certified by the American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery (ABOS), Dr. Vangsness serves the needs of patients in and around the greater Los Angeles area. Dr. Vangsness has been dedicated to the overall health and well-being of his patients in need of surgical procedures to restore movement to certain […]

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What Is Rotator Cuff Surgery?

Rotator Cuff Surgery, Los Angeles, CA What is the rotator cuff? The rotator cuff is an essential part of any individual’s body and is responsible for movement and rotation within the shoulder. Because it controls the lifting that a patient can do with his or her shoulder, it is necessary for patients to regain control […]

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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 Bursitis?

Treatment for Shoulder Bursitis in Los Angeles, CA If you’re suffering from shoulder bursitis, come see orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Thomas Vangsness. Specializing in orthopaedic and sports related injuries, Dr. Vangsness is a leading professional in his field. The “bursa” is a cushioning fluid structure that is positioned between the top of the humerus and the […]

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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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