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Considering Shoulder Surgery or Shoulder Replacement in Denver?

If you’re experiencing shoulder pain or dysfunction, and have exhausted non-surgical treatment options, you may be considering shoulder surgery or even a shoulder replacement. Many people who have shoulder pain are diagnosed with a problem related to the tendons, ligaments or muscles that hold the shoulder together, rather than the actual shoulder bones, unless a fracture is involved. Depending on the severity of your condition, there are various surgical procedures that might be appropriate. To

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Hammer Toe

Hammer Toe

A hammer toe is so named because the affected toe resembles a hammer when the joint is stuck in an upright position. Initially, hammer toes are flexible and can be corrected with simple measures, but if left untreated, they can be fixed and require surgery. This deformity can cause pain and difficulty walking and progressively worsen with time. That is why the moment you notice something wrong with your toe, you should immediately see one

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Lateral Collateral Ligament Tear

Lateral Collateral Ligament Tear

Consider how important the simple movement of just walking is, then imagine how disabling a lateral collateral ligament tear can be if it causes knee pain or causes your knee to give way. Your lateral collateral ligament (LCL) is a thin band of tissue running along the outside of the knee that helps keep it stable. If left untreated, an LCL tear may be prone to further injuries over time. That’s why it’s important to

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clavicle fracture

Clavicle Fracture

A clavicle fracture is more commonly known as a broken collarbone. People of all ages can get a clavicle fracture, though it’s particularly common in children and young adults. It is often very painful and can make moving the arm or shoulder difficult, which would make trying to do daily activities nearly impossible. Serious complications can also occur with a broken collarbone. That’s why you should see one of the experienced and highly-trained specialists at

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Total Knee Replacement

Why Total Knee Replacement is Easier Than Ever

If you’ve been living with knee pain because a knee replacement seems overwhelming, it may be time to revisit the idea of a Total Knee Replacement (TKR). Also known as Total Knee Arthroplasty (TKA), the procedure has seen several advancements in recent years. As with many medical procedures, technology and research have allowed for significant improvements in surgical techniques, materials, and post-operative care. Here’s how these changes are helping more patients have the best possible

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Neck Sprain & Strain

Neck Sprain & Strain

Neck pain is a very common complaint. The most prevalent causes of neck pain are neck strains and neck sprains, also called cervical spine strains and sprains. The pain can be mild or severe and not always appear until hours after the injury occurs or even the next day. If left untreated, the resultant pain can be severe and even temporarily disabling to a patient’s everyday activities. That is why you should see one of

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Boutonnière Deformity

Boutonnière Deformity

Some health conditions, diseases, and injuries can have long-lasting effects on the bones and joints. One example of this is boutonnière deformity, which can permanently disfigure your finger. Boutonnière deformity may appear immediately after an injury but can also present 1-3 weeks after the finger has been injured. This condition becomes more difficult to correct if the deformity is left untreated for more than three weeks. That’s why it is always advisable to consult a

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Acetabular Fracture

Acetabular Fracture

An acetabular fracture is a break in the hip socket. These are relatively rare injuries and are extremely challenging orthopedic injuries to repair. This is because, at times, an acetabular fracture leaves multiple small fragments of fractured bone and cartilage, “puzzle pieces” that must be brought back together to restore hip function and mobility. Additionally, a fracture located in certain regions can be challenging to work in and fraught with risk. That’s why it is

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