Experiencing Leg Pain?

Leg

Do You Have Leg Pain? When To See A Doctor Leg pain is distressing, especially if you haven’t determined the cause and a plan for relief. The leg is made up of an intricate web of bone, muscles, ligaments, tendons and nerves, and the potential for leg pain can be significant. Leg pain can come Read More »

meniscus surgery

Meniscus

Meniscus Surgery and Repair for a Meniscus Tear More than 800,000 meniscus surgeries are performed in the United States every year, making it one of the most common surgeries undertaken to restore stability and relieve pain among patients. At the same time, depending on the injury type, some people can live with a meniscus tear Read More »

Neck pain

Musculoskeletal Neck

Treatment for Neck Pain Neck pain is a common medical condition. It can be caused by something as simple as sleeping in a weird position, poor posture, too much screen time (think of all those hours hunched over a phone or tablet), or even just grinding your teeth. But it can also come from a Read More »

back pain and musculoskeletal disorders

Musculoskeletal Spine

Causes and Treatment for Back Pain Back pain is the single leading cause of disability around the world, preventing many people from engaging in work and other everyday activities. Discomfort in the lower back is a common concern, affecting up to 80% of Americans at some point in their lifetime. Many will have more than Read More »

cervical pain

Neck

For Cervical Pain See Orthopedic Centers of Colorado First 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. Cervical spondylolysis involves changes to the bones, discs, and joints of Read More »

Occupational Therapy Improves Daily Living

Occupational Therapy

Occupational Therapy Improves Daily Living Occupational therapy helps patients resume or improve the way they accomplish day-to-day tasks that help you work, learn and live independently. When your everyday activities are disrupted by illness or injury, occupational therapists help to restore or improve the motor skills and functions you need to support your lifestyle. Occupational Read More »

Orthopedic Reconstruction in Colorado

Orthopedic Reconstruction

Reconstruction surgery uses the patient’s existing bone and tissue, a prothesis or donor tissue to supplement or replace damaged components of the ligaments, bones, joints and tendons. Patients who are good candidates for orthopedic reconstruction have exhausted other treatment methods and are not finding relief or mobility they’re seeking and are in otherwise good physical Read More »

partial knee replacement

Partial Joint Replacement

Full or partial knee replacement? Benefits and considerations Partial knee replacement, also known as a unicompartmental knee replacement, is a less invasive surgery than a total knee replacement, but each procedure has various benefits and considerations. A partial knee replacement, as its name suggests, replaces only the affected compartment of the knee. It can replace Read More »

Physiatry in Colorado

Physiatry

What is a Physiatrist 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. Otherwise known as Physiatry. Physiatrists treat numerous conditions related to nerves, the spinal cord, as well as Read More »

Orthopedic Physical Therapy

Physical Therapy

Orthopedic Physical Therapy: An Essential Tool for your Health and Recovery Orthopedic physical therapy helps to build strength, improve range of motion and restore function. It is essential, both to help patients prepare for surgery, and part of a comprehensive treatment and recovery plan post-surgery, as well as for nonsurgical care of many injuries and Read More »