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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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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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Testimonials

Given Back Life - Thank you Dr. Petrow.
"I had my movement and life given back to me by a great and caring doctor. My knee was so damaged and Dr. Ed Petrow and his assistant Zimmerman did something most doctors forget. They listened. He replaced my replacement knee and now I can walk wit..."
-  NELLIE BUSTILLOS ‚ 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.