Sports Medicine

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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Can Sports Injuries Cause Arthritis?

A twisted ankle or injured shoulder can mean more than just a few weeks off the field and in rehab. It can be the trigger that causes arthritis later in life, as sports injuries cause arthritis in up to 23 percent of adults, according to a study in History of…

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How To Choose Trail Running Shoes

Trail running shoes are running shoes designed to provide your feet with the protection they need when you take your jogging regimen into the wild. While they’ve evolved in recent years to offer fine-tuned trail-running experience, they’re closely related to the same sneakers you put on when you go for…

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Tennis Related Shoulder Injuries

Is your killer serve killing you? Does your backhand make you wince? Now that it’s been warm for a few months, tennis related shoulder injuries are becoming a more frequent complaint from our patients. That serve that you worked so hard to perfect is likely the source of your shoulder…

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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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Patient of the Week

INSPIRATION Scott Evans Surgeon: Dr. William Cooney Physical Therapist: Katharina Altgelt Reason for orthopedic care: dislocated shoulder Scott Evans, Front Range Orthopedics & Spine Patient of the Week. Patient of Dr. William Cooney, Sports Medicine Orthopedic Surgeon in Longmont and Lafayette Last April it rained… it froze… and…

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