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Dr. Ty Endean

Orthopedic Surgery
Tucson, AZ
25 years experience male

Locations

Sports Institute of Tucson, PC

Tucson, AZ

Address

6369 E Tanque Verde, Suite 160, Tucson, AZ
Directions

My office hours

Wednesday: 730am - 500pm
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Fax

(520) 618-5499

Insurances accepted

Aetna

Blue cross blue shield

Cigna

Humana

United healthcare

Pacificare PPO

Zurich North America

Aetna Life Insurance Company

AFLAC

Alliance Health

About

Bio

Medical Director Sports Institute of Tucson

Specialties
Doctors may have more than one area of specialty interest. Board certification in a specialty area means the doctor has completed formal training and has practice experience in that specialty, and has passed the certification examination from the corresponding accredited medical specialty board.

Orthopedic Surgery

Sports Medicine

Doctor Q&A

61 Answers
123 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
See a doctor: Abdominal complaints can be either.....It is not uncommon to have an abdominal muscle injury that produces pain. Helping decide which doctor to see i... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Diet: I hate to repeat myself but diet is largely the reason you lose weight. Calories in versus calories out. In addition a generalized workout of walkin... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Depends: That largely depends on the type of cancer you have. I would strongly recommend a consultation with oncologist or a hematologist.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Yes: Massage is a useful tool to treat all kinds of soft tissue injuries.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Depends: Most people need 6-8 hours of restful sleep to recover.
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Force: An acl injury usually is a rotational or hyperextension force applied to the knee causing mechanical failure of the ligament. People get these injuri... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Multifactorial: That depends on many factors. One being the type of reconstruction you had either autograft or allograft. The type of tissue used for the reconstruc... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Location: First that depends on what nerve in "pinched" and what are your true symptoms. Are you having just pain or are you have problems with muscle control ... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Time of injury: That depends on how long ago your ankle was injured. If it is in the past several days and it generally is getting better than you can wait. If it h... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Depends: An abnormal heart rhythm is one that beats too slow, too fast or irregular. I would suggest seeing your primary care physician or a cardiologist for ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Nutrition: First and foremost i would check with your primary care doctor to make sure you don't have a problem with one of your organs. Aside from that i would... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Rest: Once you have ruled out any internal trauma like a cerebral hemorrhage the best treatment for a concussion is rest.
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Not common: I would not say lots of people have adhesive capsulitis but it is not uncommon either. Most of the time it happens for reasons unknown in your non-do... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Diet: Fat loss is achieved by both exercise and more importantly correct diet. There is no one exercised that can spot reduce fat from anywhere on the body... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Graft types: It depends on the type of tissue your surgeon uses. Some have bone attached and others are just tissue. Bone plugs are either patella(knee cap) or c... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
More information: What do you mean by a "rolled knee"? More information is necessary.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Meniscal root tear: The root is the attachment point of the meniscus on the tibia or shin bone. A meniscal root tear is something that should be treated surgically as it... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Pain: I would see an orthopedic surgeon should you have a painful problem in one of your joints or muscles that does not respond to rest, medication and tim... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Seek second opinion: There are a myriad of problems that can cause "red knees". You could have an infection in your skin, dermatological problems like psoriasis or you co... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Knee: The anterior ligament is found in the knee. The ligament attaches the femur to the tibia in what is called the intercondylar notch.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Depends: Usually it will keep you out of activity only as long as it is symptomatic. Most tailbone injuries are treated conservatively and do not require any ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Absolutely: It is definitely possible to be over exercising or under resting. You also could have a gait disturbance that is causing you to put abnormal forces o... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Depends: There are always activities that you can perform even while injured. I would suggest aqua therapy as you can do lots of things in the pool while taki... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Swiss: I like a swiss army knife or a leatherman because the can serve as a multi-use tool and not just a knife.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Grip: A good indirect forearm workout is to work on your grip strength as it incorporates your forearm muscles and the intrinsic muscles of your hands as we... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Hydrate, food, acid: You may be feeling sick to you stomach for a multitude of reasons. You may not have enough food in your system for the activity you are performing. ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Seek examination: It is possible that you have either a nerve injury to the muscles of your shoulder or you could have an injury to the tendon and the dent is a result ... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Follow up: I would suggest a follow up examination if this continues. Often times with contact injuries of any significant velocity you "injure" your subcutaneo... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Hydration: The first thing that comes to mind is hydration and proper diet for electrolytes. You may also be suffering from restless leg syndrome. I would sugge... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Not usually: Most of the time shin splints are self limited. Meaning once you decrease or stop the offending activity the inflammation will subside and pain will ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Dermatology: Chilblains also known as chilblain, pernio and perniosis are small, itchy swellings on the skin, which are not painful at first, but can become painfu... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Depends: That depends on many factors the age of the patient or the activity level of the patient come to mind first. As a general rule rotator cuff reconstru... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Consultation: The simplest treatment would be making an appointment with an orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulders or sports medicine. You choices of possib... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
No: As a general rule that amount of protein and glutamine can be taken and absorbed without any side effects. That is based on normal kidney/metabolic ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Unknown: The real answer depends on many factors. The long term affects of a knee that is acl deficient is one of a higher probability of damage to cartilage ... Read More
A 19-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Pulmonary Doctor: I would recommend you see a pulmonary specialist to make sure you are maximizing the medication for your particular problem.
A member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Caution: Provided you do not have any other medical condition or drug allergy, anti-inflammatory medication like Motrin or Aleve may be helpful. For just pain... Read More
A 65-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
No: Cortisone shots should not make your leg cramps worse nor should they help them. Most leg cramps are due to dehydration or electrolyte imbalance. If... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Forearm fracture: Most likely it would mean there is a break (fracture) in one of the two bones of the forearm, namely the ulna or radius. Depending on the location, t... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Follow up: you may have instability in one of your lumbar segments. I would recommend you follow up with your spine doctor. They will probably order X-rays that ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Warm up: The best way to work out a "kink" is to get your body warm and then stretch. I recommend some light cardio activity or core workout to generate an in... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Orthopedic referral: If you have been diagnosed with a rotator cuff tear then i would recommend seeing an orthopedic surgeon who can better determine if you should have th... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Moderate activity: I would recommend you moderate your activity. If it hurts swinging a bat then i would avoid that activity for a week or two. If you continue to aggr... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Depends: That depends on if your toe is healed, correctly aligned and the age of your injury. As a general rule, activity of life is enough to work on range o... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Proprioception: A wobble board is an excellent device to use for rehabilitation if used at the proper time in your rehab. Initially, i would recommend use under the ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Check it out: You may have several problems causing your knee problems. Small irregularities in your cartilage can cause noise or popping sounds in your knee. You... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Breakdown: First we worry about getting your motion back. Next we concentrate on building your base strength including your core. Next we start working on func... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Depends: That is answer best for your obstetrician. There is definitely exercise that is allowed, ie low impact at even 36 weeks but it is also dependent on y... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
Diet: The answer to recovery in any form is rest and most importantly diet. I understand you have an eating disorder but in order to recover from any stres... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Ty Endean
Orthopedic Surgery 25 years experience
See below: Most of the time pain in your body is not something "bad". Usually pain is your bodies way of telling you that you have done to much to a body part. ... Read More

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Sep 11, 2013
a welcome addition to the Healthtap community
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Endean is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Endean is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Thank you. I also wear a support strap on my forearm while working.
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Real great answer and in terms the average person can understand.
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Thanks for your quick reply! Thank you so much! My doc was out of town and I didnt know this guy.

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Western University of Health Sciences College of Osteopathic Medicine of the Pacific, CA
Graduated 1997MD

Residency

Memorial Hospital, York, PA
Completed 2002

Awards

Thought Leader, Second Place, Tucson Region, AZ - Summer
2013
Top Orthopedic Surgeon , First Place, Arizona - Summer
2013

Affiliations

Northwest Medical Center
Tucson Surgery Center
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