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Types of Knee Implants

Types of Knee Implants

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Implants used in total knee replacement surgery are highly individualized, and there is no single type or size that fits all. Knee implants vary depending on design, materials, and fixation.

What Makes the Shoulder So Delicate?

What Makes the Shoulder So Delicate?

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Shoulders are the most mobile joint of the human body. They offer the greatest range of motion – and because of this flexibility, it is one of the most injured joints in the body.

Biceps Tendonitis

Biceps Tendonitis

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Sometimes our shoulders can ache and hurt, but it is not necessarily due to a shoulder injury – it may be due to a slow development of biceps tendonitis.

Orthopedics and Teen Sports Injuries

Orthopedics and Teen Sports Injuries

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Every year, there are millions of teenagers who participate in some form of high school sports. And every year, many of them sustain sports-related injuries.

Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement

Minimally Invasive Hip Replacement

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Even though a hip replacement, or arthroplasty, is now a common orthopedic procedure, it can still seem like an ordeal to some patients.

How Chiropractic Care Can Worsen Your Hip Pain

How Chiropractic Care Can Worsen Your Hip Pain

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
When you’re experiencing moderate to severe hip pain, you just want the hurting to stop. So, in an effort to avoid surgery, you may try all sorts of alternative treatments.

Finding the Best Orthopedic Surgeon in Colorado Springs

Finding the Best Orthopedic Surgeon in Colorado Springs

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
An orthopedic injury or chronic condition can be more than just painful – it can seriously affect your ability to perform routine activities, including those you enjoy.

Orthopedic Injuries in Men vs. Women

Orthopedic Injuries in Men vs. Women

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
There are certain fundamental differences that exist between men’s and women's physiology. Although leagues now exist for both men and women to play the same sports.

Technology in Sports

Technology in Sports

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Technology has made its way into nearly every aspect of a person’s life – even for athletes. Wearable technology like Fitbit is the new trend in tracking and enhancing nearly every aspect of health and fitness.

Overuse Injuries – How Can You Prevent Them?

Overuse Injuries – How Can You Prevent Them?

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
There are two basic types of injuries: acute injuries and overuse injuries. Acute injuries happen as a result of a single, often blunt-force trauma to the body.