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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.

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.

Could Your Sports Career Lead to Knee Pain?

Could Your Sports Career Lead to Knee Pain?

by Rismary Cabrera
The knee is made up of bones, cartilage, muscles, ligaments, and tendons, all working as one. The knee sits in the middle of three bones: the tibia (your shinbone), the femur (your thigh bone), and the patella (the kneecap). The patella is a flat, round bone that protects the knee joint. Your knees provide stability and allow your legs to bend, swivel, and straighten. Due to their intricacies, the hip and knee joints are the least stable in the body, susceptible to accelerated aging, deterioration, strain, and repetitive injuries. If the knee becomes injured, it can be due to many different things, but your sports career is a common one.

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