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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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Northwest's total joint program earns gold seal for quality of care

March 21, 2010
The Total Joint Program at Northwest Medical Center has earned the Gold Seal of Approval for health care quality.…
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"I met with Dr. Brailsford-Gorman for a MRI interpretation and consultation. She helped me understand what my lower back issues are, what options I have and how to manage the condition moving forward. I asked to do a testimonial because it was so refr..."
-  Paul Robb ‚ Tucson
 

Fully Torn Rotator Cuff

A Fully Torn Rotator Cuff may occur as a result of impingement syndrome, where the acromion bone rubs against the rotator cuff tendons. Symptoms of a torn rotator cuff include pain, weakness, and loss of motion in the shoulder. The Sports Medicine and Shoulder experts at Tucson Orthopaedic Institute can diagnose and treat fully torn rotator cuff injuries. Watch the shoulder surgery animation below to learn how this is repaired.