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Is Age a Consideration for Joint Replacement?

Is Age a Consideration for Joint Replacement?

by Crystal (SU)
Often, people with joint pain and other issues are told they are too young for joint replacement surgery because implants have a lifespan and, if performed too early, may require being redone, surgically, later. Or, they are told they are too old or have age-related medical issues might preclude major surgery.

When Is an Orthopedic Injury an Emergency?

When Is an Orthopedic Injury an Emergency?

by Crystal (SU)
Orthopedic physicians deal with injuries to the bones and their related structures. Orthopedic treatments and procedures cover fractures, torn ligaments and tendons, strained muscles, and similar injuries. They also deal with acquired and congenital skeletal deformities and degenerative diseases like osteoarthritis.

What is Primary Orthopedic Care?

What is Primary Orthopedic Care?

by Shearly (SU)
The term “general orthopedics” is pretty self-explanatory. It is the area of medicine concerned with the bones, joints, ligaments, tendons, muscles, nerves, and connective tissue. Doctors who practice orthopedics diagnose, treat, and help prevent conditions and injuries to these body parts, also called the musculoskeletal system.

When You Should Go to an Orthopedic Urgent Care

When You Should Go to an Orthopedic Urgent Care

by Holly (SU)
Our orthopedic urgent care clinic in Colorado Springs provides service during convenient business hours and helps patients with a wide variety of orthopedic/musculoskeletal injuries and illnesses.

Symptoms of Patellar Tendonitis

Symptoms of Patellar Tendonitis

by Holly (SU)
Patellar Tendonitis, better known as “Jumper’s Knee” is a condition caused by damage to the patella tendon just below the kneecap

10 Tips for Preventing Sports Injuries

10 Tips for Preventing Sports Injuries

by Gianina (SU)
Whether it’s softball, football, basketball tennis, golf or soccer, participating in sports can be a fun but physically demanding activity, making you prone to injury.

Why Should You Consider Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

Why Should You Consider Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

by Shearly (SU)
Have you or a loved one been battling knee pain that just won’t go away? Have you been to the doctor to determine its cause but haven’t had any luck? If this seems familiar, you may have a condition that can be relieved with arthroscopic knee surgery.

What are Cartilage Defects

What are Cartilage Defects

by Shearly (SU)
Cartilage is a flexible tissue that exists at the end of your bones at joints and also exists in other parts of your body such as your ears and nose. Cartilage allows the bones at joints to move against each other easily without causing pain.

Recovering from My Broken Hip

Recovering from My Broken Hip

by Shearly (SU)
Getting a broken hip is like slamming the brake pedal on your life. The recovery process may take months and will likely require making accommodations in your plans. While recovering from a broken hip can take a while, there are many things you can do to make the recovery period go well.

Renown Orthopedic Surgeon Jason Weisstein, MD  Joins Colorado Center of Orthopaedic Excellence

Renown Orthopedic Surgeon Jason Weisstein, MD Joins Colorado Center of Orthopaedic Excellence

by Ahmed Aman (SU)
COLORADO SPRINGS – July 10, 2018 – The Colorado Center of Orthopaedic Excellence (CCOE) is pleased to welcome Dr. Jason Scott Weisstein to its orthopaedic team, adding a whole new dimension in the orthopaedic care provided by the practice.

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