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To Fix Back Pain, Start With Your Feet | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

To Fix Back Pain, Start With Your Feet

Pain in your feet or ankles can change how you walk—and leave your back hurting, too. THE FEET AND ankles are the body’s shock absorbers. With every step you take, they absorb and distribute the force exerted by the ground. A variety of conditions, including arthritis, plantar fasciitis, fallen arches, and bunions, can cause pain… Read More »

  • Posted on: Mar 29 2019

The Benefits of Early Joint Replacement | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

The Benefits of Early Joint Replacement

Getting a total joint replacement at a younger age can help you stay active and enjoy a better quality of life. YOU MAY BELIEVE that total joint replacement is something you shouldn’t think about until you are 60 or 70 years old. However, having the procedure in your 40s or 50s might give you more… Read More »

  • Posted on: Jan 31 2019

Healthy Bones and Your Young Athlete | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Healthy Bones and Your Young Athlete

GIVING CHILDREN THE space to recover after sports play goes a long way toward protecting their maturing bodies from overuse injuries. Children’s bones are still growing. That means growth plates—the areas of long bones where growth occurs—can complicate injuries that might occur playing sports that involve repetitive arm or leg use, says Jeffrey Reagan, M.D., orthopedic… Read More »

  • Posted on: Aug 1 2017

Should You Consider Knee or Hip Joint Replacement? | Summit Healthcare | Show Low, AZ

Should You Consider Knee or Hip Joint Replacement?

TO FIND OUT, review these questions and answers with Raul Curiel, M.D., orthopedic surgeon with Summit Healthcare Orthopedic Surgery, a part of Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center in Show Low, Arizona. How does joint health affect quality of life? DR. CURIEL: Good joint health boosts life quality by allowing you to move freely without inflammation. Arthritis-induced… Read More »

  • Posted on: Apr 3 2017

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