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Robotic Knee Resurfacing: Advancements in Joint Pain Treatment

April 24, 2014
Join Kevin Bowers, M.D., Tucson Orthopaedic Institute surgeon, for a FREE seminar to learn how partial knee resurfacing can reduce or…
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Don't blow it: Strengthen Muscles that Support the Knees

May 12, 2008
"One of the most dreaded mishaps in sports, from pickup basketball to the NFL, is the knee injury. It can start you on the cycle of pain,…
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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.