Phoenix Orthopedic Surgeon Inspires Patient to Apply for Medical School

When Zack St. Peter came to OrthoArizona – Arizona Orthopaedic Associates in 2004 with a severely broken leg, he not only received excellent orthopedic treatment, he also found the inspiration to dedicate his future to medicine. As a competitive dirt bike racer, St. Peter was no stranger to injuries, but a serious wreck during a…

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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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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…

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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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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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