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


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
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.

Weak in the Knees:  Regaining Strength with Knee Ligament Reconstruction

Weak in the Knees: Regaining Strength with Knee Ligament Reconstruction

by Shearly (SU)
ACL injuries account for 40% of all sports injuries.1 According to a study by researchers at the Hospital for Special Surgery (HSS), there has been an epidemic of ACL damage among young athletes – with many of these patients requiring subsequent surgeries later in life.2 So, why is the Anterior Cruciate Ligament so susceptible to damage?

Five Things That Can Help Strengthen a Weak Shoulder

Five Things That Can Help Strengthen a Weak Shoulder

by Shearly (SU)
The shoulder is the most pliable joint in the body – but that also makes it extremely vulnerable to injury. Its wide range of motion allows us to do everything from lifting groceries to swinging a tennis racket, and that’s why shoulders are especially prone to overuse trauma, injury, and general wear-and-tear due to time and use.

Reasons to Consider Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

Reasons to Consider Arthroscopic Knee Surgery

by Holly (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?

Tackling Long-Term Chronic Pain with Your Orthopedic Team

Tackling Long-Term Chronic Pain with Your Orthopedic Team

by Holly (SU)
Pain is no fun, but do you know what’s worse than pain? Chronic pain.