Spine

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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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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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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Lumbar Spine Disorders – When Is Surgery Effective?

Get back to doing what you love! Free Seminar Lumbar Spine Disorders – When Is Surgery Effective? When: Thursday, May 8, 2014 from Noon-1 p.m. (lunch provided) at Avista Adventist Hospital (Mt. Elbert Room) in Louisville, CO (100 Health Park Dr., Louisville) RSVP: Register online now at avistahospital.org/spine or call 303.661.4310 [caption…

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Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Pain and The Latest Treatment Options

Do you have back pain?  Do you have SI Joint Pain?  Join Dr. Matthew Gerlach for a free community lecture about Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Pain and the treatment options available. When: Thursday, April 17, 2014 Time: 6-7 p.m. Where: Longmont United Hospital To RSVP: email or call 720.494.3236 Cost: $0 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FaLI0eLsvE Up…

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Scoliosis, Spinal Deformities and Current State of Treatment Options

FREE Community Seminar with Dr. Matthew Gerlach, Orthopedic Spine Surgeon  “Scoliosis, Spinal Deformities and Current State of Treatment Options” When: Monday, September 23, 2013 12-1 p.m. Where: Avista Adventist Hospital, Mt. Elbert Room 100 Health Park Drive — Louisville, CO Call 303-661-4310 to register or visit avistahospital.org/events to register online

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New Treatments For SI Pain

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FaLI0eLsvE] What is Sacroiliac (SI) Joint Dysfunction? Sacroiliac (SI) joint dysfunction occurs with structural changes to the joint or changes to the relative positions of the sacrum and pelvis.  Symptoms may start when the SI joint has too much movement (hypermobility) or too little (hypomobility). If these ligaments are…

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Spine Update

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Front Range Orthopedic’s spine team consists of 2 fellowship trained spine surgeons; Dr. Sam Smith and Dr. Matt Gerlach, experienced with cutting edge surgical and non-surgical treatment options to help you get back to a pain free lifestyle. The eXtreme Lateral Interbody Fusion,…

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