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Shovel Snow the Safe Way

Shoveling snow may seem like a dreaded and mundane task, but as we know here at Front Range Orthopedics & Spine, it can be a dangerous task and can cause serious orthopedic injury. The key to preventing orthopedic injury is to make sure you are shoveling the safe way. Here…

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Hand Therapy – More Than Just Hand Injuries

When people think of orthopedic injuries they often think of knees, hips, and ankles. In reality, our hands are often exposed to over use and potential injury. When diseases, accidents, and repetitive stress lead to injuries of your upper extremities (hands, arms, elbows, forearms, wrists and shoulders) hand therapy might…

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Why Do My Knees Hurt When Biking?

Cycling is supposed to be a low-impact exercise. So why do your knees hurt when biking? There are many possible causes for knee pain when you cycle, though many are treatable – or avoidable with a good fit and tune on your bike – to keep you racking up the…

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Free Community Health Seminars – Back Pain

Join us for a free seminar on treatment options for back pain with Dr. Matthew Gerlach, Board-Certified Spine Surgeon.  Learn about common causes of back pain, conservative treatments and the latest in surgical options.   Light refreshments will be served.   Wednesday, Oct. 10 from 6:00 – 7:30 PM at Longmont…

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Community Health Talk – Knee and Hip Pain Treatment Options

FREE Seminars: Knee and Hip Pain Treatment Options Monday, Sept. 10, 6:00-8:15 p.m. Longmont United Hospital – Picasso Room 1950 Mountain View Ave., Longmont, CO 80501   Learn about the different types of knee and hip pain and causes, conservative treatment options, and the latest in surgical techniques including minimally…

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Can Sports Injuries Cause Arthritis?

A twisted ankle or injured shoulder can mean more than just a few weeks off the field and in rehab. It can be the trigger that causes arthritis later in life, as sports injuries cause arthritis in up to 23 percent of adults, according to a study in History of…

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What Causes Knee Pain without Injury

Sometimes the cause of knee pain is obvious: a twist, misstep or strain can strike at any time during a walk or a run. Other times, patients suffer knee pain without injury, and are unsure of the source of their discomfort. You’ll need to consult with a physician to determine…

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How To Choose Trail Running Shoes

Trail running shoes are running shoes designed to provide your feet with the protection they need when you take your jogging regimen into the wild. While they’ve evolved in recent years to offer fine-tuned trail-running experience, they’re closely related to the same sneakers you put on when you go for…

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Tennis Related Shoulder Injuries

Is your killer serve killing you? Does your backhand make you wince? Now that it’s been warm for a few months, tennis related shoulder injuries are becoming a more frequent complaint from our patients. That serve that you worked so hard to perfect is likely the source of your shoulder…

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Get Back in the Game with Orthopedic Walk-in Clinic

Recovering from an injury can take long enough without having to wait to see a doctor. Our Orthopedic Walk-in Clinic allows athletes and everyone else to get back into the game quickly, with urgent care of sports injuries and other musculoskeletal injuries by the same orthopedic specialists that staff our…

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