Colorado Orthopedic News

Category: Spine

Sciatica

Sciatica

Sciatica refers to pain, weakness, numbness, or tingling in the leg. It is caused by injury to the sciatic nerve. This pain can disrupt your life in many ways. Sciatica is a symptom of a

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Spinal Injections

Spinal Injections

Suffering from chronic pain can significantly decrease your quality of life. Whether you’ve tried certain prescription pain relievers before without much relief or have tried to ignore your pain, hoping it will get better in

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Slipped Vertebrae – Spondylolisthesis

Slipped Vertebrae – Spondylolisthesis

Like any part of the body, the spine is prone to its fair share of unsteadiness. Specifically, a condition called slipped vertebrae spondylolisthesis in which a vertebra moves and slips out of place, causing intense

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Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy

Back and neck conditions, such as Cervical spondylotic myelopathy, are some of the most common causes of pain and disability. This kind of pain can be recurring and distracting, preventing people from performing and enjoying

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disc replacement surgery

Disc Replacement Surgery

Disc replacement is a surgical procedure designed to treat chronic back pain and spinal conditions that affect the vertebral discs, the cushions between the vertebrae in the spine. At Advanced Orthopedic & Sports Medicine Specialists

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Cervical Spondylolysis

Cervical Spondylolysis

While the cervical vertebrae support the head and neck, cervical pain is not the same as neck pain. It is the pain caused by a condition called cervical spondylolysis which is also called cervical osteoarthritis.

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Lumbar Laminectomy

Lumbar Laminectomy

Back pain is a common ailment for most people. Whether it’s pain from an aching arthritic joint or the occasional flare-up from “overdoing it,” back pain typically comes and goes. There is a type of

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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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bulging disc or herniated disc

Bulging Disc and Herniated Disc

Back pain is a common affliction that can sneak up without warning. Every movement can make it worse, limiting everyday activities.  Those who suffer from debilitating back pain hear terms like “bulging discs” and “herniated

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