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What Kind of Runner Are You?

Do you know how your feet land each time you take a step? Do you know why it matters? Understanding if your feet tend to roll inward (pronation) or outward (supination) can help you to keep logging the miles by wearing the right type of shoe, or supporting orthotic, if needed. The Wet Foot TestTo find out if you are a pronator, have […]

Running on Optimism

Fitness and Colorado weather go hand-in-hand. Maybe that’s why three Colorado cities are consistently among the top 10 most fit in the nation. With more than 300 days of sunshine a year, our beautiful state has been just the inspiration that Advanced Ortho medical assistant Ashton Burton needed to build a fledgling fitness routine into a life passion. What began as a 20-minute treadmill strategy […]

Basketball playoffs or benchwarmer blues?

It’s March Madness around the country, but for countless teams the mood has been dampened by injuries to key players. One of tomorrow’s match-up pits local favorite eighth seed CU Buffaloes vs. #9 Pittsburgh, and both teams are missing a key contributor. CU will be without their star guard Spencer Dinwiddie due to his MCL […]

Healthy Knee Cartilage

Missing something? Diagnosing, Treating and Recovering from Damaged or Deteriorated Knee Cartilage.

  You have probably heard a friend or family member complain of pain from the friction of a “bone-on-bone” joint problem. But what’s behind this often-agonizing pain and what’s missing? In a word: cartilage. What is cartilage? Cartilage plays a critical role as a cushion and smooth surface that helps our joints glide as we […]

Sochi Slush: What we can learn from the less-than-Olympic snow conditions in Russia.

February 17, 2014 – With temps ranging from 50-60 degrees at the Winter Olympics, snow conditions have been difficult, and downright treacherous for many athletes. Believe it or not, spring skiing is around the corner in Colorado, and with those wonderful warm days will come some less than ideal conditions. So what can amateur athletes do to […]