Colorado Orthopedic News

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What is a Physiatrist? And how can they help me?

A physiatrist, which is also known as a Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation (PM&R) physician, focuses on the enhancement and restoration of function for people with injuries, including occupational or sports injuries or physical disabilities. Physiatrists

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snapping hip

Snapping Hip

Snapping hip, also known as coxa saltans or dancer’s hip, is a condition in which you hear a snapping sound or feel a snapping sensation in your hip when you walk, run, get up from

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De Quervain’s tendonitis

De Quervain’s Tendonitis

Although the exact cause of De Quervain’s (pronounced də kâr-vānz‘) tendonitis isn’t known, any activity that relies on repetitive hand or wrist movement — such as working in the garden, playing golf or racket sports, or

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A Lisfranc injury isn’t life-threatening, but it is still very serious because the Lisfranc joint is important to your ability to walk, run or move. Breaking any of the bones in it, or injuring any

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frozen shoulder

Frozen Shoulder

Frozen shoulder is a condition that causes severe, painful restriction of motion in the shoulder joint. The pain, swelling, and stiffness make everyday activities more difficult. This gradually worsens over time and even affects your

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spine fracture

Treatment of Spine Fractures in Adults

Spine fractures in older adults can be the result of trauma or disease. Depending on the age and health of the person, even relatively minor falls can lead to a spine fracture. Fractured vertebrae treatments

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PCL Injury

Posterior Cruciate Ligament (PCL) Injuries

Football fans may often hear about torn ACLs. But the PCL (which stands for posterior cruciate ligament) is often less understood. PCL tears aren’t all that common. Compromising less than 20%of knee ligament injuries,  a

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