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Meniscus Transplant

Meniscus Transplant

Knee pain can derail anyone’s life. Especially if it is from a torn, damaged, or missing meniscus, which is crucial to knee stability and provides cushioning to the knee joint, as well as distributing weight and stress within the joint. A meniscus transplant replaces damaged cartilage, relieves knee pain, and improves the way the knee works. It can also prevent osteoarthritis from developing early in life. That’s why you need to see the best orthopedic

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Peroneal Tendon Injury

Peroneal Tendon Injury

Your ankle relies on your peroneal tendons for stability so when they are somehow injured, it creates a perfect storm for an unstable joint. At times, an injured peroneal tendon can heal with conservative treatments. Still, if left untreated, complications can develop that can have a negative impact on your life and your ability to get around. Peroneal tendon injuries need to be high on the differential diagnosis list of patients who are seen with

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sciatica

Sciatica

Sciatica refers to pain, weakness, numbness, or tingling in the leg. It is caused by injury to the sciatic nerve. This pain can disrupt your life in many ways. Sciatica is a symptom of a medical problem like a herniated disc or spinal stenosis. Many contributing factors may increase your risk of sciatica. Nerve pain can be difficult to treat, which is why you should see experienced orthopedic specialists right away, like those at Advanced

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Should you see an orthopedic surgeon

Should you see an orthopedic surgeon? How to find the right doctor for your needs in Denver.

Wondering if you should see a regular doctor or an orthopedic surgeon for muscle, joint, or bone pain? Orthopedic surgeons are the go-to experts for all things musculoskeletal – that includes the bones, joints, and muscles that keep you moving. So, when should you think about seeing an orthopedic surgeon? First, it’s important to understand that not all orthopedic specialists are orthopedic surgeons, and second, you should know that orthopedic surgeons will not automatically recommend

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Distal Humerus Fracture of The Elbow

Distal Humerus Fracture of The Elbow

Think about sitting at the computer and not being able to type or extend or flex your arm to reach for objects. A distal humerus fracture of the elbow can make it impossible and affect other functions in your everyday life. Distal humerus fractures of the elbow are typically associated with a trauma that causes the fracture and can be extremely painful. If someone experiences such a suspected fracture it is essential to seek immediate

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Knee Osteotomy

Knee Osteotomy

The knee is the likeliest joint in the body to develop arthritis and can significantly impact your life. Activities you once participated in readily can suddenly be challenging and can cause significant pain. It is a major cause of lost work time and a severe disability for many people. When other treatments no longer offer relief, a knee osteotomy can treat pain, help slow the deterioration of cartilage in the knee, and may delay your

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glenoid labrum tear

Glenoid Labrum Tear

If left untreated, a glenoid labrum tear can lead to chronic pain, recurrent shoulder instability, and weakness. This can limit how much one can use the arm and shoulder and lead to more serious shoulder problems. Fortunately, if you suspect you have a glenoid labrum tear in the shoulder, the orthopedic surgeons at the Colorado Center of Orthopedic Excellence in Colorado Springs, Colorado, can help. As orthopedic specialists in the diagnosis and treatment of glenoid

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Ankle Fracture, Broken Ankle

Ankle Fracture

If you have injured your ankle—particularly if it feels like a simple sprain—it is tempting to try to carry on walking on it. Which can mean you don’t get an X-ray for days or even weeks. Untreated, there is a high risk of developing infection, arthritis, or even foot deformities that may impair walking. If you do have an ankle fracture, and it leads to instability and ongoing mobility issues, you are likely to require

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