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Staying Active with Back Pain

July 30, 2014
Don't let a sore back stop you from doing what you enjoy. Dr. Stephen Hanks, spine surgeon, will discuss back injuries and common…
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Back to Basics – Tools for Handling Back Pain from the Spine Carpenter.

January 29, 2010
" Back to Basics – Tools for Handling Back Pain from the Spine Carpenter. by Jeffrey M. Baron, M.D. (aka Spine Carpenter) As an…
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Frozen Shoulder Treatment
"In April of 2013, I visited Dr. Prickett with what was pre-diagnosed by another doctor as Frozen Shoulder. Dr. Prickett looked at my x-rays, which were normal, but also indicated I had a Frozen Shoulder. He then gave me an injection and told me to tr..."
-  Craig B ‚ 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.