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Minimally Invasive Total Hip Replacement: What is Anterior Approach?

September 11, 2014
Learn about causes of hip pain, including arthritis, and how to regain movement and activity through non-surgical, and surgical treatment…
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Orthopaedic Surgeon Takes Look at ‘Hip Side of Things’

August 17, 2010
“So what’s new on the hip side of things?” Dr. Edward P. Petrow Jr., asked a room full of people at the Quality Inn Wednesday afternoon. And…
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Ankle Replacement

Similar to replacements in the hip and knee, the purpose of a full Ankle Replacement Surgery is to remove arthritic portions of the ankle joint caused by disease or severe injury, and to implant a device that will help reduce pain and restore mobility to the ankle. During ankle replacement surgery, a portion of the tibia and the top of the talus are removed to allow space for the implant device to cover the bones. Then a plastic bearing is placed in-between the metal components to imitate the natural anatomy and motion of an ankle, allowing continued use of the joint. Click play to see how an ankle replacement surgery is performed in Tucson by orthopedic Foot & Ankle specialists.