ACL Injury

The bone structure of the knee joint is formed by the femur, the tibia, and the patella. The ACL is one of the four main ligaments within the knee that connect the femur to the tibia.

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Rotator Cuff Tears

There are a few options for repairing rotator cuff tears. Advancements in surgical techniques for rotator cuff repair include less invasive procedures. Talk to an orthopaedic surgeon to decide what option is best for you.

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Understanding Meniscus Tears

Menisci tear in different ways. Tears are noted by how they look, as well as where the tear occurs in the meniscus. Common tears include longitudinal, parrot-beak, flap, bucket handle, and mixed/complex.

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Orthopaedic Resources for Phoenix Patients

American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons (AAOS)
The latest source for Legislation, educational, health care policy and research information. The site includes the bylaws and position papers of the AAOS, and the latest federal and state laws enacted that pertain to the practice of orthopaedics and medicine.

Arthroscopic Association of North America (AANA)
The Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) exists to "promote, encourage, support and foster the development and dissemination of knowledge of arthroscopic surgery in order to improve upon the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injuries of the musculo-skeletal system.

The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine
Welcome to the AOSSM Patient Education page, where you can find information on specific sports-related conditions and treatment, read and download helpful patient information sheets and other resources, navigate through our 3-D Animation Library and find an AOSSM member near you.

WebMD
Welcome to WebMD Corporation: the leader in providing services that help physicians, consumers, providers and health plans navigate the complexity of the healthcare system.

Arizona Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation
The mission of the Arizona Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation is to improve lives through leadership in the prevention, control and cure of arthritis and related diseases. Discusses non operative means of dealing with arthritis. Gives local resources that are available.

About Stryker
Learn about new joint replacement technologies, the treatment options available to you, and other helpful online tools so you can take back your life.