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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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2010 and Prior

Is your child's backpack weighing them down?

November 10, 2010
Dr. Brian Nielsen, a local pediatric orthopedist with Tucson Orthopaedic Institute says your kid's backpack should not weigh more than 15…
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Testimonials

Walter Calvin Damper, D.O.
"I was referred to Dr. Damper while in PT due to increasing severe pain in my lumbar, L leg & L foot. This is after surgeries, PT, and aqua therapy. I found Dr. Damper to be very compassionate and skilled. He took the time to explain in "laymen's ter..."
-  Noreen Melchert ‚ Green Valley
 

Triple Arthrodesis

At Tucson Orthopaedic Institute, Triple Arthrodesis is the surgical procedure that Foot & Ankle specialists perform to fuse the three main hind-foot joints. This helps relieve pain in the ankle joint and correct deformities in the hind-foot caused by injury, arthritis, or genetic defect. For a step-by-step process, click on the animation.