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Dr. Clive M. Segil, M.D.

Orthopedist

Dr. Clive Segil is an orthopaedic surgeon practicing in Los Angeles, CA. Dr. Segil specializes in the diagnosis, treatment and rehabilitation of injuries, diseases and disorders of the bodys musculoskeletal system. As an orthopaedic surgeon, Dr. Segil tends to bones, ligaments, muscles, joints, nerves and tendons. Orthopaedic surgeons can specialize in certain areas like the hand, spine, hip, foot and ankle, shoulder and elbow or the knee.
56 years Experience
Dr. Clive M. Segil, M.D.
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Univ Of The Witwatersrand- Med Sch- Johannesburg- So Africa
  • Accepting new patients

Should I be avoiding exercise with scoliosis?

Don’t stop exercising

Is knee surgery advisable for a person who is 78 years old?

Yes provided the person is in reasonable health

My mother is going in for a Hip replacement surgery. What should I ask the doctor?

- Does she have pain that wakens her up at night? - Can she sit in a tub or very low chair? - Does she have difficulty putting on socks and shoes? If the Dr. does not ask READ MORE
- Does she have pain that wakens her up at night?
- Can she sit in a tub or very low chair?
- Does she have difficulty putting on socks and shoes?

If the Dr. does not ask these questions, leave. The Dr. should in great detail outline the risks of the surgery and should listen patiently to all questions and if he/she cannot do this, again walk out and leave.

Stabbing knee pain when lying down sleeping

You need to be seen and examined by an Orthopaedic Surgeon

I have chronic knee pain

Answer to the Knee problem From the brief description, you may be a candidate for a knee replacement. However, I'm an academic orthopaedic surgeon and could never advise without READ MORE
Answer to the Knee problem

From the brief description, you may be a candidate for a knee replacement. However, I'm an academic orthopaedic surgeon and could never advise without seeing you, taking a detailed history, a complete knee examination and reviewing current X-rays including weight bearing views', then you get a well thought out and correct opinion.

Dr Clive Segil, M.D