Robotic Assistance for Joint Replacement

By Ali Dalal, MD Robotically assisted total joint replacement through MAKOPlasty™ is available for total hip replacement, partial knee replacement, and will soon expand its capabilities to total knee replacement. This short article is meant to explain how the technology works, why it is valuable...Read More

Two Issues Reverse Shoulder Therapy May Help Eliminate

The shoulder joint is the most movable and complex joint in the body, therefore the opportunity for complex problems is greater. A few of the more common shoulder conditions are arthritis and rotator cuff injuries.  When both of these conditions are present, it can present a complex problem for the...Read More

Tucson Orthopaedic surgeon helps new hip replacement procedure

Source: KVOA 4 Your Health published on August 22, 2016 Written by John Overall TUCSON - The first hip replacement surgery was performed in 1960. Now, more than 300,000 total hip replacements are performed each year in the United States. Dr. Russell Cohen from the Tucson Orthopaedic Insti...Read More

Bisphosphonate Femur Fractures: An Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure

Written by: Ali Dalal, MD view post on original source - LinkedIn 7/17/2016- Bisphosphonates (BPs) are a revolutionary class of medicines that can preserve bone health and prevent fractures caused by osteoporosis. They go by the trade names of Boniva™, Fosamax™, and Reclast™ among others. They...Read More

Research Study: Knee Cartilage Tissue Implant

Tucson Orthopaedic Institute is looking for candidates with certain knee cartilage injuries to evaluate NeoCart®, an investigational cartilage tissue implant made from a patient's own cells. This trial is intended to determine if NeoCart® may potentially result in durable, long-lasting repair of cer...Read More

Lecture Focuses on Hand Pain

As published on Green Valley News written by: Ellen Sussman 12/07/2015 - Aches, pains and discomfort of the hand and arm may be the result of years of physical labor handling heavy loads that is only now taking its toll years later. Pain may also be due to falls, traumatic injuries or arthri...Read More
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