Knee

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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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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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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Hiking Knee Pain Causes and Treatment

Whether they have a grand plan to scale all 53 of Colorado’s fourteeners or just casually explore the trails close to your home, many hikers struggle with knee pain after an outing. While hiking down inclines may be the source of pain, hikers may not need to stick to flat…

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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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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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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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Rotator cuff repairs & double knee replacement

Francesca Repetto Surgeon: Dr. Robert FitzGibbons Reason for orthopedic care: rotator cuff repairs & double knee replacement “I have more energy overall” Francesca’s first experience with Front Range Orthopedics & Spine was in 1998 when she started developing pain in her left arm.  When her weakness started causing her to drop…

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Patient Of The Week

Determination: After an ACL tear Kristy is back for her second season at Longmont High School Kristin (Kristy) Lee Surgeon: Dr. Robert FitzGibbons Reason for orthopedic care: torn ACL Kristy Lee overcomes an ACL tear From the moment Kristy enters a room you can feel a surge of…

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