Orthopedic Surgeon

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Vitamin D & Calcium Are A Bust For Joint Pain

Lots of people have joint pain. Bones make up the joints. Could Vitamin D and calcium, which are good for the bones, help?

08/27/2013

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Outpatient Hip Surgery Giving Patients Option To Recover In Home Environment

Karen Scharrar is an aerobics instructor who had a bad hip.

08/12/2013

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Local Doctor Treats Poverty-Stricken Patients In Honduras Through Operation Walk

Orthopedic surgeon Thomas Muzzonigro and physical therapy assistant Chris VanSchepen work with a patient at Tri Rivers Surgical Associates in Butler.

07/30/2013

Ben Roethlisberger

Local Orthopedic Surgeon Weighs In On Ben’s Rare Injury

The ribs are designed to protect the vital structures in your chest, but when ribs get injured, they can actually do damage. That’s the concern now with what Pittsburgh Steelers’ quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is saying about his injuries.

11/14/2012

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Local Orthopedic Surgeon Weighs In On Big Ben’s Injury, Recovery Time

The quarterback is struck… and it seems Big Ben’s shoulder gets clocked. “Bruised ribs and bruised sternum are fairly common,” says Dr. Jon Tucker, an orthopedic surgeon at St. Clair Hospital. Turns out, it wasn’t his shoulder at all, but a sternoclavicular injury.

11/13/2012

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