192016Jan
Obese Americans at Higher Risk for Debilitating Joint Disease Says OrthoArizona – Arizona Orthopaedic Associates

Obese Americans at Higher Risk for Debilitating Joint Disease Says OrthoArizona – Arizona Orthopaedic Associates

With studies linking an increase in the development of osteoarthritis with obesity, surgeons at OrthoArizona – Arizona Orthopaedic Associates (AOA) say weight control is an essential component in maintaining mobility through middle and old age. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), one in three obese Americans are expected to develop osteoarthritis…

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12015Sep

Arizona Man Completes Cross-Country Bike Ride After Hip Replacement

A Valley man recently completed a 3,400-mile cross country bicycle trip, defying his age with the help of a Phoenix orthopedic surgeon. For years, Scottsdale resident and avid cyclist Bob Mountz, 75, had dreamed of crossing the country on his bike. And for years, Mountz had struggled with arthritis that had been taking a toll…

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122014Jul

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

OrthoArizona – Arizona Orthopaedic Associates (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 – Arizona Orthopaedic Associates, Arizona’s group of leading orthopedic surgeons, have been conducting this minimally invasive muscle-sparing surgery since 2007,…

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122014Jun

New Hips, New Man – Phoenix Orthopedic Surgeons Help Valley Man

When Arthur Garcia was born he was diagnosed with a congenital dislocated right hip that, from the first time he began to walk, gave him a bad limp. His mother told him stories of his infant days spent in a children’s hospital, and he recalls the following decades of pain and unsuccessful treatment from body…

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122014Apr

Facts About Anterior Hip Replacements

The Phoenix orthopedic surgeons at OrthoArizona – Arizona Orthopaedic Associates 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,…

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122014Mar

Important Statistics about Anterior Hip Replacements

The Phoenix orthopedic surgeons at OrthoArizona – Arizona Orthopaedic Associates 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,…

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12013Dec

Nurse Experiences Rapid Recovery from Hip Fracture with Alternative Hip Replacement Procedure in Arizona

It started as a day like any other and ended in an injury that is among the most frightening for people over 50. Billie Lent, 65, a nurse with more than 40 years experience, was at home with her husband when a sick pet changed the course of her day. “My husband and I were…

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