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Is your knee joint catching, locking and swelling?

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When it happens, we are here for you. A planted foot with a twist at the knee joint - it's that simple! If you experience pain and swelling at the knee joint, with possible catching or locking at the knee, it could be a torn meniscus. Come straight to the specialists, with an outpatient surgery center on-site.

Shoulder Pain - Rotator Cuff Injury?

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Did you slip on the ice and now your shoulder hurts? Dr. Michael Wright specializes in the diagnosis and treatment of shoulder injuries.

Anterior Cruciate Ligament Knee Injury

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Dr. Gary Willstein uses the knee model in clinic today to explain to a patient about the role of the ACL, Anterior Cruciate Ligament. He sees an increase in ACL knee injury at this time of year due to basketball and skiing season.

Bunion Joint Pain

by ih-mis admin
Bunion is a condition that affects the joint at the base of the big toe. It can be a very painful condition because this joint bends whenever you walk. As the condition worsens, the constant pressure may cause the bone to thicken creating an even larger bump. If non-surgical treatments fail, there are surgical solutions that have very successful outcomes.

Arthroscopic Posterior Cruciate Ligament Repair Surgery

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Doctor Michael Wright, Orthopedic Sports Medicine Surgeon, is joined by Scott Doherty, Physician Assistant, at Missoula Bone & Joint Surgery Center. Dr. Wright was on his way into surgery to perform a Posterior Cruciate Ligament, PCL, repair of the knee joint. Dr. Wright specializes in arthroscopic surgery to the knee, hip and shoulder joints.

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