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Staying Active with Back Pain

July 30, 2014
Don't let a sore back stop you from doing what you enjoy. Dr. Stephen Hanks, spine surgeon, will discuss back injuries and common…
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Edward P. Petrow, D.O. Joins Tucson Orthopaedic Institute

February 1, 2010
(February 1, 2010 / Tucson AZ) Orthopaedic surgeon Edward P. Petrow, Jr. D.O., has joined Tucson Orthopaedic Institute, a leading provider…
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Best Surgeon I've Ever Had!
"Dr. Scott Slagis has repaired my torn rotator cuff in my right shoulder in 2009 and it's as good as new! Because of this success, I elected Dr. Slagis to replace my left knee. It turned out better than we both expected since I had slightly defor..."
-  Michael M. ‚ 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.