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Knee Injuries and Degenerative Conditions Treated by Santa Barbara Orthopedic Knee Specialist & Knee Surgeon Numerous residents of the Santa Barbara, Goleta, Santa Maria and Ventura, California area visit Dr. Jervis Yau’s orthopedic practice each year reporting knee pain, instability, swelling and loss of motion. Because of the knee’s complex structure, a knee injury is [...]

Revision ACL Reconstruction

ACL Revision Reconstruction Surgeon Are you an athlete who participates in sports that involve jumping or quick stopping? If so, you may be at risk of tearing your anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL. In most cases, when an ACL reconstruction fails an ACL revision surgery is recommended to restore anatomy and [...]

Patellofemoral Pain Treatment

Patellofemoral Pain Syndrome Surgeon Are you an athlete who participates in sports that involve running, jumping or quick stopping? If so, you may be at risk of developing patellofemoral pain syndrome or "runner's knee" also called "jumper's knee." Symptoms include pain in the front of the knee and around the kneecap. [...]

Microfracture Surgery

Microfracture Surgeon Do you have articular cartilage damage from an accident, sports injury or from overuse? Arthroscopic microfracture is a procedure performed on patients who have articular cartilage injuries without exposed bony surfaces. Microfracture surgeon, Dr. Jervis Yau performs this specialized surgery on patients in Santa Barbara arthroscopically, offering less soft [...]

Meniscus Surgery

Meniscus Surgeon Are you an athlete who participates in sports that involve running and jumping? If so, you may be at risk of tearing your meniscus. A meniscus tear can occur due to a traumatic event or degeneration. Meniscus surgeon, Dr. Jervis Yau provides diagnosis and both surgical and nonsurgical treatment [...]

Meniscal Transplantation

Meniscus Transplant Surgeon Have you had a previous meniscus surgery where all or a large portion of your meniscus was removed? Do you have a current injury so severe the meniscus cannot be saved? Younger, active individuals may be candidates for an alternative meniscus treatment, known as meniscal transplantation. Meniscus transplant surgeon, [...]

Knee Osteotomy

Knee Osteotomy Surgeon Are you experiencing pain and stiffness in your knee? If so, you may have arthritis in your knee. A knee osteotomy is generally reserved for patients who have damage on just one side of the joint. Knee osteotomy surgeon, Dr. Jervis Yau provides diagnosis and both surgical and nonsurgical [...]

Knee Arthroscopy

Knee Arthroscopy Surgeon Are you experiencing pain in your knee? If so, you may be a candidate for a knee arthroscopy procedure. Arthroscopic knee surgery is used to both diagnose and treat a variety of knee injuries. Knee surgeon, Dr. Jervis Yau provides diagnosis and both surgical and nonsurgical treatment options [...]

Joint Preservation & Cartilage Restoration

Joint Preservation & Cartilage Restoration Surgeon Are you experiencing pain in your knee due to osteoarthritis? If you are trying to delay a knee replacement, there are a number of joint preservation surgeries to help alleviate knee pain and delay a knee replacement. Knee joint preservation specialist, Dr. Jervis Yau provides [...]