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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.…


Don't Put It Off Any Longer!
"I am 58 years old. On my 18th birthday, I made a bad decision and ended up severely injuring my right knee. I hyper extended my knee. I had severed my ACL tendon and destroyed all of the cartilage. Over the last 39 years I had lived with a diminished..."
-  Joseph Murray ‚ 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.