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


Surgery to Repair a Torn Meniscus

Meniscal Tear Repair, Los Angeles, CA A torn meniscus in the knee is one of the most common orthopaedic injuries, affecting patients of all ages and activity groups. There is an inner and outer meniscus in each knee, consisting of a “C” shaped piece of cartilage. It is attached at the outside margins to the top […]

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Treatment for a Knee With a Torn Meniscus

Treatment for a Torn Meniscus, Los Angeles, CA A meniscus tear in the knee is one of the most common orthopaedic injuries affecting patients of all ages and activity groups. The meniscus has two very important functions. First, it acts as a “shock absorber” that protects the underlying bone and cartilage from wear and tear […]

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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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Treatment for Arthritis

Cartilage Repair Surgery in Los Angeles, CA Specializing in cartilage repair surgery, Dr. Thomas Vangsness is a leading orthopaedic surgeon in Los Angeles. Articular cartilage covers the ends of bones, providing both support and mobility to joints. As the articular cartilage surface breaks down and degenerates in a joint, it can often cause pain, stiffness […]

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