While the Incline is an extreme hike and a physical challenge a little bit of preparation can go a long way.
Hiking is a staple of Colorado living, and there are a few things you should think about before you hit the trails to avoid injuries big and small
Dr. Matt Javernick, an orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist says knowing how to approach jumping can decrease injuries snowboarding.
Those rapid falls are usually to the back – which can mean your head is snapped back into the slope – or to the front, which brings your arms and shoulders into play.
Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Matthew Javernick with UCHealth memorial says there are steps you should follow to decrease your chance of injury, even when catching air.
ACL injuries happen very quickly, through two common mechanisms. One is referred to as “phantom foot phenomenon” and the other is jumping.
Team of medical professionals volunteer a day of service to a help people without insurance in our community who were in need of hand surgery.
On this special day, hand surgery is offered for free, and if you qualify, it may be just the helping hand you need! Dr. Watson, Dr. Cassidy, and their group of volunteers in Colorado Springs are excited to provide this service for you on Saturday October 6th, 2018.
With all the sensors communicating, the program then asks the surgeon to map specific points of the bone, in essence electronically painting the glenoid and when what the sensors are reading matches the patient’s existing scan in the computer, the 3D model on the monitor shows colors of green.
Your Healthy Family: CO man has needed his shoulders replaced for years, Dr. Chris Jones took the case
Greg says for years he felt immense pain most of time, when he moved his shoulders in any direction. “They just deteriorated on me fast. By the time I was 40 the first doctor that took a look at them said I had the arthritis of a 65 to 70 year old man and that both shoulders needed to be replaced.
At UCHealth Orthopedics, we are a nationally-ranked team specializing in hand, foot and ankle, sports medicine, adult reconstruction and trauma.
Running is a great way to maintain fitness, but many worry about what years of pounding the pavement will do to their body. Now, research is showing that running ‘softer’ can help potentially limit a runner’s injuries. The study looked at 320 novice runners and measured their landing force at two paces – a slower 12-minute-per-mile pace and a quicker 8-minute-per-mile pace.