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

Tucson Ortho Surgeon Offers Help to Local Patients in Need

Russell Cohen, MD, Tucson Orthopaedic Institute hip and knee surgeon, developed a program to provide free total joint replacement surgeries to local underserved patients with debilitating hip or knee arthritis. This is the first program of its kind in Tucson and the idea came to Dr. Cohen because...Read More

Exhaust Options Before Joint Replacement Surgery

Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) acetaminophen, glucosomine and chondroitin nutritional supplements, cortisone injections and rooster cartilage – yes, rooster cartilage – may help avoid the need for hip and knee joint replacement surgery. About 65 people came to the East Social Cent...Read More

Orthopaedic Surgeon Takes a Look at the ‘Hip Side of Things’

"So what's new on the hip side of things?" Dr. Edward P. Petrow Jr., asked a room full of people at the Quality Inn Wednesday afternoon. And no, Petrow wasn't asking about the most à la mode musical beats or in vogue fashion trends. When Petrow, the orthopaedic surgeon and recent Virginia transplant...Read More