Congratulations Dr. Jarbo: Citizenship and Community Service Award

Congratulations to Dr. Keith Jarbo, MD for being awarded the 2018 Citizenship and Community Service award from HonorHealth John C. Lincoln North Mountain Hospital! The criteria: Citizenship and Community Service: Honors practicing physicians who have made an outstanding contribution to the community in the form of citizenship and public service above and beyond the call of duty. Criteria also include engaging in…

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Cycling Found to Help Manage Arthritis

Cycling Found to Help Manage Arthritis

Arthritis is the number one cause of disability in the U.S., affecting one in five adults, according to the Arthritis Foundation. The good news is, the risk of arthritis-related disability can be reduced by as much as 47 percent with moderate physical activity such as cycling at least three times per week, according to the Centers for Disease Control and…

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Celebrating National Radiologic Technology Week

Radiologic technology plays a vital role in the orthopedic field, providing medical imaging, such as x-rays, for diagnostics and examinations, in addition to radiation therapy and more. Which is why we’re proud shine a spotlight on our own Suzanne Vehr and Tony Jordan during National Radiologic Technology Week. National Radiologic Technology Week, which spans Nov. 8 to Nov. 14, recognizes…

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Is an Arthroscopic Surgery Right for You?

A common difficulty for the aging, physically active, and general population, joint pain can cause severe discomfort and interfere with daily life. Old routines can become painful, and as we attempt to compensate for the pain additional wear and tear of ligaments, tendons, muscles, and bone can accumulate into more complicated health risks. How can Arthroscopic Surgery Help with Joint…

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Phoenix Orthopedic Surgeons Explain Bursitis

Bursitis is a painful condition affecting the small sacs of fluid (bursae) that cushion and lubricate areas where tendons, muscles, skin, ligaments, or bones rub against each other. The most common areas for bursitis are in the shoulder, elbow, hip, and other locations where continuous pressure is applied through repeated movement in everyday life. People who use the same joint…

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Aging American Population Raises Expectations for Health Services and Surgeries by 2020

With more than 60 million Americans over the age of 55 today and 3.5 million more turning 55 each year, the need for age-related health services and surgeries will increase dramatically by 2020. Bone and joint-related treatments will be at the forefront of that increased need. In the United States, more than 500,000 knee replacements and 175,000 hip replacements are…

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