24Sep, 2015

Why Do I Go On Medical Missions To Peru- Steve A. Mora MD

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by Steve A. Mora MD People always ask me why I go to Peru to do medical missions? I go because….my first 7 years of life were spent in Peru. I share a bond and a culture with the people of Peru. Although it was only the first  7 years of my life,  it was enough time for the culture and language to be impregnated into my being. Within those 7 years I was in a terrible car accident. I was a trauma patient in Peru. I was hit by a […]
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7Sep, 2015

Overnight Stay After Total Knee Replacement- Are you a candidate?

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Overnight Stay After Total Knee Replacement- Are you a candidate? by Michael Gillman MD Restore Orthopedics and Spine Center Efficiency and cost-effective care are imperative as we move forward in practicing medicine.  This is particularly true in total knee replacement surgery.  A study by the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons estimates a 673% growth rate for patients having knee replacement from 2006-20261.  With limited resources, it is important to all stakeholders- patients, physicians, hospitals and insurers to maximize the use of our health care dollars whenever possible. Current techniques allow […]
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11Jul, 2015

The Treatment of Arthritic Knee Pain- It’s Not Always Easy

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The Treatment of Arthritic Knee Pain- It’s Not Always Easy by Steve A. Mora, MD Orange County Orthopedic Knee Specialist Restore Orthopedics and Spine Center I see patients with arthritic or degenerative knee pain on a daily basis.  Trying to figure out the cause of knee pain is a personal challenge.  I have a special interest in helping folks with arthritic knee pain.  One of the reasons why I am passionate about keeping up with current research regarding arthritis is that I personally have knee pain secondary to a childhood […]
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