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More Health Lectures Coming Soon in the Winter

December 31, 2014
Please check back to find out about Orthopaedic Health Lectures. …
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2010 and Prior

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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Hip, Hip Away
"Dr. Slagis and his entire staff made sure my hip replacement surgery went smoothly. They kept me so informed I hardly had any questions. With the pain control methods they used and taught me, the pain was minimal and I was back on my feet in no time...."
-  Mary Braswell ‚ Green Valley
 

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.