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Knee Conditions

Mensicus Injury Question & Answer Interview with Dr. Scott Hacker

Feel something tear or crunch in your knee? Could it be a meniscal tear? Meniscus injuries are very common. Most people remember tearing it. Symptoms can include pain, swelling, stiffness and difficulty extending the knee. The severity of more

Practice News

Welcome to our new patient focused website

Grossmont Orthopaedic Medical Group is one of the leading providers of orthopedic care and physical therapy in San Diego, CA. Our mission is to be a comprehensive resource and solution for those suffering from pain, injuries, osteoarthritis and more

Hip Pain

9 things no one ever tells you about getting a hip replacement

A little over three months ago, I had a hip arthroplasty, otherwise known as a Total Hip Replacement, at age 42 (OK, it was a week before my 43rd birthday, but I’m sticking with 42). I know I’m more


Introducing Dr. Scott Hacker

Grossmont Orthopaedic is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Scott Hacker to our team. Dr. Hacker is fellowship trained in knee and shoulder surgery in the treatment of sports related injuries. He has special interest in advanced more

Hip Pain

Hip replacements are on the rise

Dr. Peter Hanson is featured in The San Diego Union-Tribune article titled, ‘Hip replacements are on the rise’ In recent years, the number of patients who have had hip replacement surgery has doubled nationwide. While the reasons for more

Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

Knee Arthroscopy – Exercises That Will Help You Recover Faster

After a knee arthroscopy, it is important that you do a number of recommended exercises to rebuild the muscles around the knee. The main goal of these knee exercises is to strengthen the muscles that support the knee more