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Running: Shoes, supports and symptoms

January 31, 2015
Run Together, Run Well  Bring your weekend running group to The Core at La Encantada for your weekend run. We're hosting the running…
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Back to Basics – Tools for Handling Back Pain from the Spine Carpenter.

January 29, 2010
" Back to Basics – Tools for Handling Back Pain from the Spine Carpenter. by Jeffrey M. Baron, M.D. (aka Spine Carpenter) As an…
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Testimonials

Back Out on the Softball Field
"March 30, 2013 was the second anniversary of my left hip replacement and August 16th was three years for my right one. It is still incredible to me that I am back out on the softball field and playing with no pain whatsoever! In our Senior Softball..."
-  John S. ‚ Tucson
 

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.