Posts by Brian Gruber, MD, MBA

Regenerative Medicine – PRP & Stem Cells – Restores Knee Health for Active Retiree Joyce Suggs

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Joyce Suggs is a vibrant 72-year-old woman who enjoys swimming, traveling and reading. She’s lived in Arizona for 22 years, and is originally from Ohio. Although retired from long a career in education as a special education teacher and education administrator, Joyce continues to work in retirement running her own pet sitting business. Osteoarthritis Knee…

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The 3 Stages of Bone Healing

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Bones do heal, but they take time and there are three distinct stages to bone healing. Unfortunately, while some people’s bones heal faster than others, the bone healing process in general can’t be rushed (although we know our patients often wish it could be) and each stage must be passed through during recovery.  

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Chandler Resident Regains Shoulder Function After Massive Rotator Cuff Tear is Repaired with Superior Capsular Reconstruction

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Lori pictured here in center with her two daughters and three of her grandchildren. Three years ago, Lori Turner, a California native who has lived in Arizona since 1994, badly injured her shoulder swinging a 13-gallon trash bag full of lemons into the trash. “Immediately I heard a rip and my arm started burning really…

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Arthroscopic Rotator Cuff Repair Surgery for Retired Engineer, Vietnam Vet and Avid Volunteer Exceeds Expectations and Outcomes

Mike Wold, originally from Minnesota and now an Arizona resident, is a Vietnam Navy veteran with an interesting career path. After a long career in aerospace engineering, he started his own company in 1997 in leadership, executive leadership coaching and organizational development. Not one to sit on his laurels in retirement, Mike has a robust…

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Regenerative Medicine Research: Our Practice’s Results

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We are excited to share with you some early results from the global regenerative medicine research project that Integrated Orthopedics is participating in called Surgical Outcomes Systems (SOS). In most all cases, we are ahead or on par with global averages. Thank you to all of the patients who have participated in this study! Your…

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March is Athletic Training Month

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March is national athletic training month, a great time to explore the important role of Athletic Trainers in an orthopedic practice. Our team’s ATs work in our Physical Therapy clinic and help get our patients back up-and-running as quickly as possible. They are an integral part of our care team.

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