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Knee Pain Treatment Options

MAY 3, 2018   6:00 – 7:30 PM  Longmont United Hospital Do you have questions about knee pain?  Please join us for a free seminar by Nirav Shah, MD – Orthopedic Surgeon – to learn about the non-surgical and surgical treatment options for knee pain.   Come prepared to ask questions and…

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Marathon Running – Injuries and Prevention

Spring is finally here, and for many runners, that means it’s time to start training for marathon season. Whether it’s your first attempt at completing a serious distance event, or you’re a veteran marathoner, marathon running isn’t without its own slate of orthopedic issues. While you’ll be pushing your body…

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Choosing a Mattress for Lower Back Pain

You should be sleeping about eight hours a day, which means you spend about a third of your life on your mattress – and it could be time to look into your sleeping habits as a source of back pain. While there are many possible causes for your pain, choosing…

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Why is Back Pain Worse in the Morning?

Even if you’re an early bird, getting out of bed when you suffer from back pain can be daunting. As many patients know, a sunrise can leave them stiff, sore and wondering why they have morning back pain. For many patients, morning back pain isn’t a symptom of a larger…

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When Running Causes Ankle Pain

Jogging provides myriad of health benefits, but it comes with a downside: It can be rough on your feet. Depending upon your running style, your feet can experience three to seven times your body weight while jogging. When running causes ankle pain, there are several possible roots for your injury.…

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Top 5 Causes of Hip Pain

Your hip is your body’s largest joint, and its ball-and-socket construction affords you a wide range of movement, strength and, usually, durability. It’s not immune to injury or deterioration with age, however, and many patients complain of hip pain. Because of its complexity and the amount of use it receives,…

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Top 5 Reasons Shoes Cause Foot Pain

After a long, hard day, it’s normal to want to kick up your feet and relax. It’s not normal to struggle with foot pain at the end of your day. The culprit could be your footwear, as often your shoes cause foot pain – or at least exaggerate it. They…

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Dr. Shah Named 2017’s Top 100 People

Our very own Dr. Nirav Shah, was featured in the  Times-Call’s Longmont 100! We are so proud of Dr. Shah and grateful for all that he does to keep our community healthy! Read his full profile in the Times-Call here: http://www.timescall.com/100/ci_31067712/100-nirav-shah 

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FREE Arthritis Seminar: Do More, Hurt Less

Thursday, June 1, 11 a.m.–Noon Location: The MAC 3295 W. 72nd Ave., Westminster Activity #: 732985B Pre-registration required; please call 303-426-4310 to register Light refreshments will be served Arthritis and other rheumatic diseases are common conditions that can cause pain, swelling and limitation of movement. Millions of people in the U.S.…

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Our Longmont Location Is Moving!

To serve you and your family even better! We’re moving our flagship Longmont location to our new, state-of-the-art orthopedic center in mid-March 2017. The official move-in date will be revealed soon! This patient-centered facility at 1610 Dry Creek Drive in southwest Longmont will house: Orthopedic and Spine Services Outpatient Surgery…

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