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Cody Martin, MD

Wondering About a Hip Replacement?

The ability to walk in a balanced, fluid motion is something that many of us take for granted. The hip joint is an essential part in creating this function. When pain and stiffness alter this ability and non-operative measures fail, I begin the discussion with my patients about total hip replacements. This surgery involves replacing […]

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Gibson

Surgical Advancements Help Improve Trigger Finger Treatment Experience 

Every day, there are new advancements in medicine and surgical procedures. New technology and specially trained surgeons mean a greater number of minimally invasive surgical procedures are being performed in hospitals or clinics on an outpatient (no overnight hospital stay) basis, allowing the patient to go home within hours after surgery.    Recently, a breakthrough in […]

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Glover

Defining Arthroscopic, Laparoscopic, Endoscopic

Thirty years ago, many of the modern minimally invasive surgery techniques had yet to become common place in the operating room. When I was an intern in General Surgery in 1986, we were still doing gallbladder removals by cutting large open incisions beneath the rib cage on the right side – a very painful approach, […]

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Cashmore

Joint Pain in Your Loved One: When is it Time to Talk?

The winter season brings friends and families together more – usually, to help each other. In areas such as Flagstaff, where we typically receive snow, day-to-day activities become difficult for the elderly. You may just find yourself helping the members of your inner circle with many of the challenging tasks snow can bring. Because of […]

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peters

Want More out of Life? Consider a Mission Trip

As a physician specializing in primary care and anesthesiology, I have been fortunate to be able to use my expertise to care for numerous people in the United States, Mexico, the Yucatan, Guatemala, Haiti and other locations around the world. Going on mission trips within and outside of our country allows me to care for […]

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Hays

Growing Responsible, Successful Children

As parents and adults, we are tasked with preparing children for adulthood and the real world. When asked what traits parents, future employers and other adults would like children to have now and as adults, one of the most common responses is “to be responsible and successful.” These are broad terms, which can mean many […]

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