Orthopaedic Specialties

LAOI orthopedic proceduresAt the Los Angles Orthopedic Institute, our Fellowship trained physicians provide the highest levels of surgical and non-surgical care in a warm, friendly, private practice environment. Treatment begins with a thorough evaluation and diagnosis of the condition, followed by development of an individualized, non-surgical treatment regimen. Nearly all of Los Angeles Orthopedic Institute’s patients are appropriate for initial non-surgical treatment. Our non-surgical treatment regimen includes:

  • Specific strengthening and conditioning exercises supervised by physician assistants Nikki Sisto, PA-C and Allie Skow, PA-C.
  • Nutritional supplements including glucosamine and chondroitin

  • Anti-inflammatory medications with emphasis on avoiding side effects 

  • Nutritional and weight loss counseling

  • Ultra-sound guided joint lubricating injections

  • Hot and cold Contrast Therapy 

  • Bracing, including the custom-made unloader knee brace 

If surgery is required, minimally invasive surgery is the first choice, when possible. Our growing list of minimally invasive surgical offerings includes:

Los Angeles Orthopaedic Institute specializes in: