The end of shoulder, knee and hip pain begins at Torrance Memorial. One
of the best joint replacement programs in Southern California that is
available in the South Bay.
Our experience and expert orthopedic surgeons take the time to listen to
your concerns and help you choose among a variety of treatment options
that are right for you. Torrance Memorial Orthopedics performs nearly
2,100 joint replacements a year. Our multi-disciplinary team of experts
include physicians, nurses, physician therapist, and pain management specialist,
are dedicated to ensuring the best outcomes for you. Offering you a better
experience, shorter hospital stay, less pain and a quicker recovery.
Joint Replacement Care Options
Torrance Memorial is home to more than 60 board-certified orthopedic doctors
to provide comprehensive exams and diagnose causes of joint pain. Torrance
Memorial has advanced imaging technologies and facilities to give our
orthopedists the most accurate information to treat orthopedic injuries
and conditions, offering convenience for patients needing X-ray imaging,
magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans and other imaging technologies.
The Torrance Memorial Orthopedic Joint Replacement program offers experienced
and expert treatment for joint pain, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis,
sports injuries, developmental dysplasia of the hip, avascular necrosis
(osteonecrosis) and more.
Joint Replacement Surgery
Torrance Memorial Medical Center, clinics and physician offices provide
advanced orthopedics care. Treatment options for reconstruction and replacement
of hips, knees, ankles and shoulders may include:
Total Hip Replacement Surgery (Hip Arthroplasty), Anterior (Front) and
Lateral (Side) approach
- Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement
- Birmingham Hip Resurfacing
- Total Knee Replacement Surgery (Knee Arthroplasty)
- Partial Knee Replacement
- Total Shoulder Replacement Surgery (Shoulder Arthroplasty)
- Reverse Total Shoulder Replacement
- Partial Shoulder Replacement (Hemiarthroplasty)
- Shoulder Resurfacing
- ACL, MCL, UCL Reconstruction
Facing joint replacement surgery? We’ll help you prepare.
Torrance Memorial Medical Center has partnered with the
Beach Cities Health District Center for Health & Fitness (CHF) to help you recover quickly from your surgery by preparing in advance.
Our six-week prehabilitation program—led by medical exercise specialists
and created by Torrance Memorial orthopedic surgeons, nurses, physical
therapists and occupational therapists—offers informational classes
and exercise sessions specifically designed to help you prepare for your
upcoming total joint replacement.
- Help you prepare mentally
- Help you prepare your home for post-surgery safety
- Teach you to use a walker/crutches, including on stairs
- Ease the stress on you, friends and family
Exercise sessions can improve recovery by:
- Increasing strength
- Improving function and balance
- Decreasing post-operative pain
- Decreasing time in the hospital
- 6 (2-hour) sessions (class + exercise), Wednesdays, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.,
or Thursdays, 6 to 8 p.m.
- CHF basic membership for 6 weeks—access to the gym 7 days a week
to perform the exercises you learn
For more info: 310-374-3426, ext. 147
After having orthopedic surgery, it is important to make rehabilitation,
including all appointments and related activities, a priority in your
life. Full participation in rehab will help you recover quickly and will
also increase the likelihood that you'll be happy with the results
of the surgical procedure.
Torrance Memorial's highly trained rehabilitation services team is
here to help you every step of the way. Our team includes skilled physical
and occupational therapists who work to meet the individual needs of every
patient in our on-site rehabilitation unit and gymnasium.
But be aware that the single most important participant in your health
care team is... you!
Why Choose Torrance Memorial Orthopedics
Torrance Memorial Orthopedics is the only program in the South Bay ranked
among the top hospitals in Los Angeles by
U.S. News & World Report for Knee and Hip Replancement Surgery. Torrance Memorial is the 5th largest private orthopedic hospital in Los Angeles County, designated
as a CalPERS preferred center, and named a Blue Distinction Center for
high quality knee and hip surgery care by BlueCross BlueShield.
Find an Orthopedic Surgeon
Call 310-517-4700, Monday through Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM, for assistance
in finding a highly knowledgeable and skilled orthopedic specialist, search
through our convenient
online directory or fill out the form below to request a highly recommended orthopedic
surgeon at Torrance Memorial.