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Surgeons vs. Chefs

October 30, 2014
Celebrate the magic and mischief of Halloween and enjoy complimentary hors d'oeuvres and beverages, children's activities, a raffle and a…
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Don't blow it: Strengthen Muscles that Support the Knees

May 12, 2008
"One of the most dreaded mishaps in sports, from pickup basketball to the NFL, is the knee injury. It can start you on the cycle of pain,…
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Wonderful Service
"I was pleased with the service I received from Elsa Esquivel [in patient accounts]. She helped me with activating my medicare card for traveling out of state. She was very pleasant, very informative and patient about how to activate my passport on my..."
-  Jerlina E. ‚ Tucson
 

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.