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Robotic Knee Resurfacing

October 23, 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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Is your child's backpack weighing them down?

November 10, 2010
Dr. Brian Nielsen, a local pediatric orthopedist with Tucson Orthopaedic Institute says your kid's backpack should not weigh more than 15…
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Dr. Nielsen is the BEST!
"My son has osteochondromatosis from childhood. Dr. Nielsen performed several surgeries to shave off several bones from his body. He is the most caring doctor and my son just loves him! He visited him at his hospital stay and has a great rapport with..."
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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.