Search
Call today: (719) 623-1050
Set an Appointment TODAY

Colorado Center of Orthopaedic Excellence Blog

Tips and advice for sports injuries and general orthopedic conditions rss


Preventing Sports Injuries of the Hand

Preventing Sports Injuries of the Hand

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
There is always a risk of injury when playing sports. Twisted ankles, torn ACLs, stress fractures. But rarely does a sportsman consider an injury of the hand.

Tendonitis Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

Tendonitis Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
If you know someone who participates in sports or leads an active life, odds are you also know someone who suffers from tendonitis. Tendonitis is a relatively common condition that can be quite painful and affect performance.

Foot Care for Arthritis Tips

Foot Care for Arthritis Tips

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Arthritis is an inflammation of the joints. When our joints become inflamed, it can cause pain, tenderness, swelling, and stiffness.

How Can Stress Fractures Lead to Elbow Pain?

How Can Stress Fractures Lead to Elbow Pain?

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
When we think of a broken bone, we usually think of sports injuries or car accidents. However, another common way for a bone to break is via a stress fracture.

Doctors' Tips and Tricks for Relieving Hip Pain

Doctors' Tips and Tricks for Relieving Hip Pain

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
Hip pain can affect daily life, making it difficult to walk, climb stairs, bend over, or even sit down comfortably.

Do You Need to Have Bunions Removed?

Do You Need to Have Bunions Removed?

by Alex Hirsch (SU)
A bunion is a rather common deformity of the foot. Bunions most often occur in females and usually are caused by wearing high-heeled shoes or shoes that are too tight, pointed, or narrow.

Minimally Invasive Joint Replacement Surgeries

Minimally Invasive Joint Replacement Surgeries

by Yenny (SU)
More than one million Americans – the majority of whom are 50 or older – choose to undergo joint replacement (or arthroplasty) each year. Arthroplasty restores the integrity of your joints and improves function using an artificial joint, or prosthesis.

What is Sports Medicine?

What is Sports Medicine?

by Yenny (SU)
Whether you’re a teen athlete, a soccer mom, or an adult weekend warrior, it’s good to have an understanding of sports medicine. After all, you never know when you or your child might need it.

How to Deal with an Orthopedic Emergency While at Work

How to Deal with an Orthopedic Emergency While at Work

by Yenny (SU)
Just because you sit at a desk all day doesn’t mean you can’t experience an orthopedic emergency on the job. Hazards are everywhere! Slipping over spilled coffee; straining your back while lifting a box of printer paper; suddenly experiencing frozen shoulder.

Exercises that Strengthen Your Hand and Prevent Injuries

Exercises that Strengthen Your Hand and Prevent Injuries

by Yenny (SU)
As an athlete or active individual, you know how to power your game and keep your body at its fighting best. Workouts and cardio work keep your arms, legs, and torso ready for action – but have you thought about your hands?