Latest Steven W. Meier Stories

2014-05-28 23:01:39

Steven W. Meier, MD, a surgeon at La Peer Health Systems in Los Angeles, is now offering a variety of procedures to help preserve the body’s natural joints and delay the need for joint replacement surgery. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) May 28, 2014 Over time, our joints can degenerate. Whether due to injury, or the natural wear-and-tear of age, few people over the age of 20 have perfectly functioning joints. Sometimes, as time goes on, arthritis may develop, and unfortunately, may progress...

2014-03-26 23:26:42

Steven W. Meier, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at La Peer Health Systems discusses Kobe Bryant’s knee injury and why it will keep him on the sidelines until the fall. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 26, 2014 The Los Angeles Lakers’ recently announced that one of their star players, Kobe Bryant, will be sitting out the rest of the 2013-2014 season after injuring his knee. While the team originally thought he may return in February, the Lakers have now decided to give him the remainder of...

2014-03-25 23:27:45

Steven W. Meier, MD, an orthopedic surgeon at La Peer Health Systems, explains Russell Westbrook’s most recent knee surgery and subsequent return to the court. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 25, 2014 The NBA’s Oklahoma City Thunder are glad to have their all-star point guard Russell Westbrook back after undergoing a third surgery on his right knee. Westbrook had surgery on his right knee soon after suffering a meniscus tear in the first round of the 2013 playoffs. Because of unusual...

2014-03-12 23:24:45

Steven W. Meier, MD, explains the recent findings that shoulder arthroplasty, or replacement, can help treat patients with rheumatoid arthritis. Beverly Hills, CA (PRWEB) March 12, 2014 A study published recently in the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery shows that shoulder replacement surgery is an effective option for reducing pain and improving range of motion in patients with rheumatoid arthritis. The researchers conducting the study found that pain decreased from moderate or...

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