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California Ladies Organization – WLCU Humanitarian Award

August 16, 2013 by  
Filed under Pacifica Orthopedics

On December 5th, 2012 Dr. Paul Wakim was the recipient of the 2012 Humanitarian Award from the California Ladies Organization – WLCU in Glendale, CA.

AANOS Lifetime Achivement Award

August 16, 2013 by  
Filed under Pacifica Orthopedics

Dr. Paul Wakim received the Lifetime Achivement Award from the American Academy of Neurological and Orthopaedic Surgeons at their 37th Annual Scientific Meeting held at The Omni Hotel, Jacksonville, FL, June 5-8, 2013.

Dr. Paul Wakim Honored with Ellis Island Humanitarian Medal

August 28, 2012 by  
Filed under Pacifica Orthopedics

Huntington Beach resident Dr. Paul Wakim has joined the ranks of former Presidents Jimmy Carter and George H.W. Bush, Bob Hope, Brooke Shields, Frankie Valli, and Sugar Ray Leonard as recipients of the prestigious Ellis Island Medal of Honor. The award is given to men and women who have dedicated their lives to helping others, […]

Understand when you need an orthopedics surgeon

April 12, 2012 by  
Filed under Orthopedics

Most people consider visiting an orthopedics surgeon is required when they have any problems related to the bones. However, these specialists deal in the musculoskeletal system, which includes the various muscles and bones of your body. Therefore, when you have any issue related to this system you will need to consult an expert medical practitioner […]

Treating common hip injuries

April 11, 2012 by  
Filed under Hip Injury

A large number of runners suffer from hip injuries, which are the most painful and persistent injuries. Diagnosing and determining the causes and types of such injuries is a very difficult process due to the various types of injuries that can occur. Below we discuss some of the common injuries caused to the hips and […]

The Importance of Physical Therapy

April 10, 2012 by  
Filed under Physical Therapy

Physical therapy is a treatment method involving exercises to treat and help in the recovery of musculoskeletal disorders. The main aim of physical therapy is bringing back the patient from painful and motion limiting conditions after an injury or sickness to his or normal state of health in order to resume a normal way of […]

The essence of neurology

April 9, 2012 by  
Filed under Neurology

Neurology is a very significant field of science. A Person having disorders of the brain and nervous system is usually advised to undergo neurology treatment. Even though it seems very difficult to understand the science used in neurology, it is better to consult a neurologist if having problems with vital body parts such as brain […]

Relieve spinal stenosis with minimally invasive surgery

Spinal stenosis is the medical term used to describing the narrowing of the spinal canal. The narrowing that affects the center of the canal produces pressure on the spinal cord while such a narrowing on the sides may pressurize the nerves. This is one of the most common causes of back pain, which ranges from […]

Patient care technician career

April 5, 2012 by  
Filed under Patient Care

Patient care has emerged as one of the fastest growing professions in the medical field. It is also one of the most demanding professions in the health care provision industry. A patient care technician basically serves three major functions in medical practices. The first one is prevention of illnesses or infectious diseases. Secondly he or […]

Sciatic pain

April 4, 2012 by  
Filed under Leg Pain

Leg pain ranges from mild to severe and as such it is classified in two parts, acute or chronic. Sciatica is pain that starts from the back through the lower back and buttocks and down to the backside of the leg. This term is commonly used to describe symptoms instead of an actual physical condition. […]

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