AOA Adds Two New Orthopedic Specialists to Phoenix Orthopedic Practice

The Valley’s leading orthopedic practice, OrthoArizona – Arcadia, has expanded its market-leading practice with the addition of two fellowship-trained orthopedic surgeons. Keith A. Jarbo, M.D. and Kenneth J. Schmidt, M.D. joined OrthoArizona – Arcadia in September. OrthoArizona – Arcadia is the state’s leader in anterior hip replacements with more than 3,000 procedures completed. The orthopedic surgeons at AOA provide complete…

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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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OrthoArizona – Arcadia Offers Signature Knee Replacement Surgery

Arizona’s leading orthopedic surgeons at OrthoArizona – Arcadia are now performing the Signature Knee replacement as an alternative to traditional knee replacement procedures. Signature Knee replacement proposes a more accurate procedure, resulting in quicker recoveries and safer, more effective ways to treat patients with knee problems. The Signature Knee replacement provides OrthoArizona – Arcadia surgeons access to a higher level…

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Innovative Knee Replacement Technology is Newest Addition for Phoenix Orthopedic Surgeons

Arizona’s highly respected, board-certified orthopedic surgeons at OrthoArizona – Arcadia (AOA) have now performed the Oxford Knee replacement for more than 300 patients and are encouraged by the results. The Oxford Knee replacement operation focuses only on the problematic areas of the knee, and uses the only fully mobile partial knee replacement system available in the United States.  “Many times,…

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Phoenix Orthopedic Surgeons Offer Advice on Starting a New Exercise Routine

Everything from exercise equipment like treadmills and Stairmasters to exercise videos to gym memberships caution users to consult a physician before starting an exercise regime, especially for those who are new to working out or haven’t worked out in a long period of time. But why is a consultation necessary? First, physical activity and exercise are vital to practicing healthy…

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Phoenix Orthopedic Surgeons Report Increased Number of Patients Requesting Anterior Hip Replacements

OrthoArizona – Arcadia (AOA) has witnessed a growth in the number of anterior hip replacement surgeries completed in the past few years, attributing to the procedure’s safety and success. The surgeons at OrthoArizona – Arcadia, Arizona’s group of leading orthopedic surgeons, have been conducting this minimally invasive muscle-sparing surgery since 2007, and they prefer this method over traditional hip replacements.…

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Facts About Anterior Hip Replacements

The Phoenix orthopedic surgeons at OrthoArizona – Arcadia not only have extensive experience with the anterior hip replacement, they introduced the procedure to Arizona in 2007. Today, the Phoenix orthopedic surgeons have performed the operation thousands of times. So what should you know about the anterior hip replacement? Here are some basic facts, courtesy of OrthoArizona – Arcadia: AOA surgeons…

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