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Stay in Motion: Relieve Neck and Back Pain

December 18, 2014
Don't let pain in your back stop you from being active and enjoying the things you love to do. Dr. Stephen Hanks, Tucson Orthopaedic…
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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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New life after knee replacements.
"I have taken up back pack camping at 68. Recently completed hiking 40 miles down Paria Canyon. Beautiful slot canyon and a great trip, for sure a life time memory. Obviously tired after 4 day 40 mile hike but knees worked perfectly with no discomfo..."
-  Randy Creeger ‚ Tucson
 

 Partially Torn Rotator Cuff

Partially Torn Rotator Cuff may occur as a result of impingement syndrome, where the acromion bone rubs against the rotator cuff tendons. Symptoms of a rotator cuff tear include pain, weakness, and loss of motion in the shoulder. The Sports Medicine experts at Tucson Orthopaedic Institute can diagnose and treat partially torn rotator cuff injuries. Watch the animation below to see the step-by-step repair process.