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When should hip replacement be considered?

At Summit Healthcare Orthopedic Center, we work with patients in the community of Show Low, AZ who are dealing with sports and non-sports related injuries that are impacting their daily lives. Patients who have had an injury of the hip, or are dealing with progressive arthritis in the area, may want to take the time […]


Partial Knee Replacement Surgeries Available in Show Low, AZ

At Summit Healthcare Orthopedic Center, we care for patients who develop concerns with their bones, joints, and muscles. When patients have developed conditions such as osteoarthritis in the knee, they may require assistance for replacement. Because osteoarthritis develops only in one area of the knee, many patients can maintain their healthy bone and replace only […]


When Might a Patient Benefit From Shoulder Replacement Surgery?

Patients who have experienced damage, arthritis, or an injury to their shoulder may not only experience pain, but difficulty in properly using their shoulder for day-to-day activities. In many cases, patients who have severe problems with their shoulder may want to speak to a professional about the benefits of shoulder replacement surgery. What is shoulder […]


Orthopedic Services Show Low, AZ

Recovery After Shoulder Surgeries

Summit Healthcare Orthopedic Center welcomes patients in the Show Low, AZ area who are interested in orthopedic surgeries. One area of the body that may be treated is the shoulder. There are a wide variety of procedures that may be performed on the shoulder. These include joint replacements and arthroscopic treatments to address dislocation or […]


What to Expect for Recovery After a Hip Replacement Procedure

Patients who are considering total hip replacement services in Show Low, AZ are encouraged to work with an orthopedic team that can provide information regarding the recovery and post-operative care needed to ensure a healthy and fast recovery. As with many invasive surgical procedures, there is some downtime that will be required for those with […]


9 Reasons to Participate in Physical Therapy

Physical therapy helps men, women, and children of all ages who have specific medical conditions, injuries, or illnesses that impact their ability to move and function properly. With a customized physical therapy program, many patients can recover from conditions that may greatly and negatively impair their lifestyle and overall quality of life. Show Low, AZ […]


Knee Replacement Surgery

Men and women who have experienced degeneration in their knee due to age or problems caused by trauma may need to speak to their orthopedic team about the possibility of undergoing knee replacement surgery when other, more conservative methods fail to address the problem. Why knee replacement surgery? Knee replacement surgery, medically referred to as […]


Treating Repetitive Strains

If you’ve been working the same job for decades, the chances are good that you’ve developed a repetitive injury. These differ from injuries that come from fast accidents, like a car accident or an injury caused all at once. Repetitive injuries come from the slow build up of time. But, just because they creep up […]


MRI vs. CT Scan

We see a lot of injuries and we still understand how panic-inducing they can be for our patients. All of the worries can come flooding in when you think you have a problem. So many questions can come up like: Will I be able to go back to work? Will I have pain forever? Can […]


Common Injuries, Show Low, AZ

Common Cycling Injuries

The feel of the wind in your hair can be pretty amazing, and if you’re a cyclist you know the rush of flying down a hill after a hard climb. There are many things about cycling that are good for you, and it’s an amazing exercise that can be easily adapted to different ability levels. […]


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