Colorado Orthopedic News

Category: Knee

Growth Plate Fractures

Growth Plate Fractures

As your child’s bones grow and develop, what are called their growth plates are prone to injury. Growth plate fractures are cracks in a child’s growth plate—the special section of the cartilage at the ends

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Meniscus Transplant

Meniscus Transplant

Knee pain can derail anyone’s life. Especially if it is from a torn, damaged, or missing meniscus, which is crucial to knee stability and provides cushioning to the knee joint, as well as distributing weight

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Dr. Andrew Apple

Andrew Apple, MD

Learn More Testimonials Dr Motz… This is the result of your great work. I was a skiing machine last year. Thank you. Feb. 2013, 58 years old, Continental Divide at 13,010 Feet. Ben N Dr.

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Knee Osteotomy

Knee Osteotomy

The knee is the likeliest joint in the body to develop arthritis and can significantly impact your life. Activities you once participated in readily can suddenly be challenging and can cause significant pain. It is

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Lateral Collateral Ligament Tear

Lateral Collateral Ligament Tear

Consider how important the simple movement of just walking is, then imagine how disabling a lateral collateral ligament tear can be if it causes knee pain or causes your knee to give way. Your lateral

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Osgood-Schlatter Disease

Osgood-Schlatter Disease

No one should have to live with intense pain or discomfort. Least of all, children. Osgood-Schlatter disease is the most common cause of knee pain in children and young adults who are still growing. It

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