Knee Pain & Injuries

Knee injuries can be debilitating. At Front Range Orthopedics & Spine, we provide exceptional care for problems of the knee from the “weekend warrior” athletic injuries to pediatric conditions to full-scale osteoarthritis. Although most orthopedic knee problems can be treated without surgery, our skilled doctors are trained in the most up-to-date surgical techniques with arthroscopic procedures at our outpatient surgery center to minimally invasive techniques. Our goal is to keep our patients up, out and active, with the shortest downtime possible.

The doctors at Front Range Orthopedics & Spine are highly experienced experts at diagnosing and treating the full range of orthopedic knee conditions and help patients throughout Northern Colorado and Metro Denver. Please see the educational videos below on conditions we treat surgically and non-surgically.

Common Knee Injuries and Conditions

Some diagnoses our doctors often make in the realm of knee injuries and conditions include:

  • ACL injuries/tears
  • Anterior cruciate leg
  • Chondral defects
  • Meniscus injuries/tears
  • Osteoarthritis of the knee
  • Patellofemoral pain syndrome

Our surgeons are experienced and trained in all types of treatment options and techniques, including minimally-invasive arthroscopic surgery. Here at Front Range Orthopedics & Spine, we want you to enjoy your life as fully as possible, and do so pain free. Our goal is to provide an accurate diagnosis and effective treatment in order to enable you to be strong and active.

Knee Surgery and Nonsurgical Procedure Options

Many knee problems do not need to be resolved with surgery; however, some procedures our doctors provide include:

  • ACL reconstruction
  • Cartilage transplantation
  • Meniscus reconstruction
  • Microfracture technique
  • Minimally invasive arthroscopic surgery
  • Partial knee replacement
  • Total knee replacement

Return to Your Active Lifestyle As Soon As Possible

Don’t let a knee injury hold you back. We understand how to effectively treat a broad range of orthopedic knee injuries and conditions with a wide variety of surgical and nonsurgical options. Call 303-772-1600 to schedule an appointment with one of our knee specialists.

Our Knee Doctors

Doctor SpecialtyLocations
Dr. William CooneyACL Reconstruction
Arthroscopy
Cartilage Transplant
Knee Joint Replacement
Sports Medicine
Longmont
Lafayette
Dr. Robert FitzGibbonsACL Reconstruction
Cartilage Transplant
Knee Joint Replacement
Sports Medicine
Longmont
Dr. Gregg KoldenhovenKnee Joint ReplacementLongmont
Lafayette
Dr. Curtis LeonardKnee Joint ReplacementLongmont
Dr. Nirav ShahACL Reconstruction
Arthroscopy
Cartilage Transplant
Knee Joint Replacement
Sport Medicine
Longmont
Lafayette
Frederick
Dr. Peter WoodACL Reconstruction
Arthroscopy
Knee Joint Replacement
Sports Medicine
Longmont
Frederick

Billie Ishmael

Billie Ishmael

Billie met Dr. Leonard in the ER after she fell and broke her arm. She liked Dr. Leonard so much she came back to him for her two knee replacements. “Dr. Leonard is the best surgeon on the planet. He will explain everything to you that you don’t even have…

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Jennifer Kearns

Jennifer Kearns

“The six weeks of physical therapy with Lonnie were crucial. I’m a go-getter when it comes to PT. I set my own personal goals. I had surgery on December 27 and my goal was to be back on my bike by the following May … and I was.”

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Kristin (Kristy) Lee

Kristin (Kristy) Lee

From the moment Kristy enters a room you can feel a surge of energy: her enthusiasm is contagious and her determination is something to be admired.  Nonetheless, Kristy’s character was tested when her athletic career came to a screeching halt. In 2012, Kristy was playing on the varsity soccer team…

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Richard Juday

Richard Juday

Front Range Orthopedics & Spine patient, Dr. Richard Juday (pictured in green), awarded Dr. FitzGibbons and Dr. Koldenhoven  with his medals he recently won at the 2014 Badminton State Games. “You’ve heard of ‘re-gifting’ an item at Christmas?  Well, I am expressing my gratitude most recently by ‘re-awarding’ my medals…

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Richard Juday

Richard Juday

Front Range Orthopedics & Spine patient, Dr. Richard Juday (pictured in green), awarded Dr. FitzGibbons and Dr. Koldenhoven  with his medals he recently won at the 2014 Badminton State Games. “You’ve heard of ‘re-gifting’ an item at Christmas?  Well, I am expressing my gratitude most recently by ‘re-awarding’ my medals…

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Stacey Carl

Stacey Carl

“Sixteen years after my ACL reconstructions and ankle ligament reconstruction (among other things), 4,800+ skydives, hundreds of ice hockey games, thousands of miles of mountain biking and hiking, countless hours of jet ski, wake board and water ski time, and countless snowboard runs … still going strong and as good…

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Bill Farrell

Bill Farrell

Bill Farrell is a lifetime athlete and at age 56 he wasn’t ready to give up his love for sports,   “From 1979-1996, I was a professional ski instructor.  I also raced Alpine Slalom and Giant Slalom professionally for two years,”  Bill reminisced. “I played a lot of basketball too.”  Bill’s…

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