Hand & Wrist

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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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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Dr. FitzGibbons and Dr. Koldenhoven Receive Awards

Dr. Robert FitzGibbons (left) and Dr. Gregg Koldenhoven (right) receive medals from Dr. Richard Juday. Front Range Orthopedics & Spine patient, Dr. Richard Juday, awarded Dr. FitzGibbons and Dr. Koldenhoven with his medals he recently won at the 2014 Badminton State Games. “You’ve heard of ‘re-gifting’…

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CMC Arthroplasty – Anne Returns To Her Hobbies

Anne Schmitt returns to her hobbies following her CMC Arthroplasty surgery. CMC arthroplasty of the thumb is the common surgical procedure used to treat arthritis of the base of the thumb.Anne Schmitt has been playing the piano since she was a little girl.  She also knits,…

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Front Range Orthopedics & Spine New Location Now Open in Frederick!

Front Range Orthopedics & Spine is pleased to announce the opening of an additional location in Frederick, Colorado, along the I25 corridor at the Highway 52 exit. “With the rapid growth that is taking place in the area, we wanted to be a part of it. Frederick and the Carbon…

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Dupuytren’s Disease

A Hand Surgeon’s Thought’s & Treatments  -“By Front Range Orthopedics & Spine” Dr. Timothy Pater (Author: abulinski@frocmd.com) Dupuytren’s Disease History of Origin Dupuytren’s disease is named after a famous French surgeon who first described the surgical treatment for the disease in the early 1800’s. There were no surgeons…

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