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His and Her Knee Injuries Occur the Same Way

(HealthDay News) -- Women are more likely than men to suffer a knee injury called an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) tear. But -- surprisingly -- the injury occurs the same way in both genders, a new study reveals. Prior research suggested women are two to four times...

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Top Healthgrades For Local Orthopedic Surgeon

The Orthopedic Surgeon Patients Trust - Dr. Mark Reis Dr. Mark Reis at San Gorgonio Memorial Medical Clinic within the past six months has become a Top Healthgrades recipient. Dr. Reis has been helping improve the quality of life within the San Gorgonio Memorial...

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Preventing Sports Injuries

Exercise is good for the body and with the proper precautions, sports injuries can often be prevented. The quality of protective equipment - padding, helmets, shoes, mouth guards - have helped to improve the safety in sports. But, you can still be susceptible to...

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Now Accepting VA Patients

San Gorgonio Memorial Medical Clinic is now accepting VA Patients. Please call our office to get full information 951-846-2877  Frequently Asked Questions - Health Care Benefits Overview Where can I find more information? Call VA Health Benefits toll-free helpline at...

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News About Orthopedic Services

Total Knee Replacement

When a knee is so severely damaged by disease or injury, a total knee replacement may be considered. During total knee replacement surgery, joint surfaces are replaced by prostheses. The most common age for knee replacement is between 50 and 80 years old. Who might be...

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About Hip Replacement Surgery

What is hip replacement surgery? Hip replacement (total hip arthroplasty) is surgery to replace a worn out or damaged hip joint. The surgeon replaces the old joint with an artificial joint (prosthesis). This surgery may be a choice after a hip fracture or for severe...

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About Shoulder Replacement

What is a reverse total shoulder replacement? A reverse total shoulder replacement is a special type of shoulder surgery. The orthopedic surgeon removes the damaged parts of the shoulder and replace them with artificial parts. The shoulder joint is made up of the...

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