TMC’s Tucson Orthopaedic Institute Improves Patient Outcomes with Surgical Precision

Source: Inside Tucson Business published on May 26, 2017 Written by Logan Burtch-Buss Photo Credit to Eric Suhm When Tucson resident Melissa Anderson underwent her first full knee replacement surgery in 2010, she said the painful rehabilitation process lasted three months. Roughly two mon...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