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Weekend Warrior Woes: Common Injuries of the Upper Extremities

March 9, 2015
Part of Northwest Medical Center's "A Healthier U a the Y" series.   Join Dr. Christopher Stevens, board-eligible…
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New knee replacement done at St. Mary's

December 3, 2010
TUCSON - Knee replacement is a common surgery these days. Now a Tucson doctor is using technology he says makes placement of an artificial…
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Impressively Efficient
"This was my first appointment with Tucson Orthopaedic Institute. I was impressed with the organization and insignificant wait times from checking in throughout my appointment. I was moved from vitals check to x-ray to exam room efficiently with sho..."
-  Terri ‚ Hereford
 

Distal radius fracture repair

A Distal Radius Fracture Repair is performed at Tucson Orthopaedic Institute to stabilize a fracture in the radius (larger of the two forearm bones) that occurs near the wrist. Once realigning the broken radius, a Elbow, Hand, & Shoulder surgeon positions a metal plate against the bone and anchors it with screws to stabilize the fracture. By clicking on the animation below, you will find more information about this procedure.