Treating Arthritis: Making Gains Against The Pain

Although there are 100 types of arthritis, and many forms of treatment, research is getting us close to significant improvements in care. Here are some of the local developments that offer hope. Arthritis is America's number one cause of disability, costing the U.S. economy more than $128 billion a...Read More

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’s first total‐knee replacement surgeries using the Mako Robotic Arm Assisted Technology

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – Feb. 27, 2017 Contact: Jim Marten Communications Team, Tucson Medical Center (520) 324‐4390 jim.marten@tmcaz.com Tucson Orthopaedic Institute and Tucson Medical Center announce Tucson’s first total‐knee replacement surgeries using the Mako Robotic Arm Assisted Technology...Read More

Because We Care Foundation Annual Trip – 2015

11/12/2015 - The non-profit group, Because We Care Foundation (BWCF), is currently on its fourth annual trip to Quito, Ecuador to provide total knee replacements to people without financial resources for treatment. The organization was founded and lead by Tucson Orthopaedic Institute providers, Luis...Read More

U.S. News & World Report Names the TMC Orthopaedic Center Among Best in Knee Replacement

Tucson Medical Center has been recognized as one of the best hospitals for 2015-16 in knee replacement by U.S. News & World Report. The annual U.S. News Best Hospitals rankings, now in their 26th year, recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients. “The TMC Orthopae...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

Treating Arthritis: Making Gains Against The Pain

Although there are 100 types of arthritis, and many forms of treatment, research is getting us close to significant improvements in care. Here are some of the local developments that offer hope. Arthritis is America's number one cause of disability, costing the U.S. economy more than $128 billion a...Read More
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