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Dr. Nur Nurbhai of Phoebe Orthopaedic Specialty Group gives a demonstration of the APTIS distal radio-ulnar joint prosthesis. The device is designed to work as a joint replacement in the wrist so that a patient can regain motion and have the ability to lift weight. (Staff Photo: Jennifer Parks)

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New joint replacement procedure provides wrist stability

Officials say the first total replacement of the distal radio-ulnar joint performed in Southwest Georgia was done a few weeks ago.


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