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Should I Go to the Doctor for Heel Pain?

Heel pain can happen to anyone at any time and occasionally you might experience pain one day and be fine the next. This can leave you wondering if you should see a doctor for your heel pain or if you should let it resolve itself. In short, if you’re in…

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FREE SEMINAR – Back Pain Treatment Options

Join us for a free seminar on treatment options for back pain, with St. Anthony North Health Campus Spine Surgeon, Matthew Gerlach, MD. Learn about back pain and common causes, conservative treatments and the latest in surgical options. Come prepared to ask questions and get answers to help you find…

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Total Joint Replacement Class

Join us for a free pre-operative patient education class, led by a nurse from our Outpatient Surgery Center and one of our physical therapists.  This class will help you better prepare for your knee or hip joint replacement surgery. The class will take about 90 minutes and will be held…

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March is Athletic Training Month

National Athletic Training Month is held each March to spread awareness about the positive impact that athletic trainers have in the community. If you participated in any high school sports or have children that do, you have likely come into contact with an athletic trainer. This month is set aside…

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Shoulder Replacement Surgery | What to Expect

Many people suffer from chronic pain and limited motion in their shoulders as they age. Often this is the result of arthritis in the shoulder, or a break down in cartilage in the joint. If you have pain, limited function, and difficulty sleeping, and injections and other medications don’t seem…

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What is Dry Needling?

Dry needling looks a lot like acupuncture, but it serves a different purpose. Acupuncture is a method used to open a person’s energy flow or chi to promote healing and can treat a range of symptoms from nausea to knee pain. Dry needling, which is growing in popularity, is utilized…

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Winter Safety Tips from Front Range Orthopedics Physical Therapy

In the winter, our physical therapy department at Front Range Orthopedics & Spine sees an uptick in injuries from winter-related activities. These can be muscle strains from shoveling snow or slipping on ice, all the way to more serious sports injuries from skiing and snowboarding accidents. Our physical therapy department…

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Skiing and Snowboarding Injuries

It’s that time of year when families and friends are heading to the slopes to ski and snowboard. Every once in a while, someone comes home injured. Here are some common skiing and snowboarding injuries and how you can prevent them. Common Injuries Knee and Leg Injuries When most skiers…

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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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