Shoulder Testimonials

  • Chris Mayer

    Chris Mayer

    Surgeon: Dr. Timothy J. Pater

    Reason for orthopedic care: Shoulder Pain & Injuries


    “Dr. Pater is extremely knowledgeable.  He explained everything to me and I knew exactly what was happening.” Chris Mayer discovered Jiu-jitsu at the Dark Horse BJJ academy in Longmont in 2010 and was instantly hooked.  He is dedicated to his sport and trains several hours 3-4 times a week.  Chris was in the best shape […]


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  • John Booren

    John Booren

    Surgeon: Dr. Nirav R. Shah

    Reason for orthopedic care: Shoulder Pain & Injuries


     “After only 3 months, I am very thankful to be back living again!  It’s even nice to be back at work.”  Colorado native, John Booren, enjoys an active outdoor lifestyle, including: fly fishing, mountain biking, hiking, camping and bow hunting. However, that all came to an abrupt stop with the first snow storm of the […]


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  • Randall White

    Randall White

    Surgeon: Dr. Timothy J. Pater

    Reason for orthopedic care: Shoulder Pain & Injuries


    Randall White: class act, Vietnam War veteran, husband of 45 years, total shoulder replacement recipient. When Randall’s right shoulder started to become painful four years ago, he chose to ignore the pain and hoped it would magically disappear. “I was the poster child for Aleve and ibuprofen. It was my placebo,” Randall said.  Yet the […]


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  • Dave Monhollen

    Dave Monhollen

    Surgeon: Dr. Curtis L. Leonard

    Reason for orthopedic care: Shoulder Pain & Injuries


    Dave and Carol Monhollen moved to Colorado to be closer to their children and grandchildren. In March, Dave had an extensive workload of wood carving; nonetheless, he still managed a 15-mile hike. By the end of that same week, Dave wasn’t feeling so well.   He hoped to get rid of the fatigue and sluggishness with […]


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  • Francesca Repetto

    Francesca Repetto

    Surgeon: Dr. Robert E. FitzGibbons

    Reason for orthopedic care: Shoulder Pain & Injuries


    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 things she decided to make an appointment with Dr. FitzGibbons.   The discovery: a major tear in the rotator cuff.  “The tear was due to many years […]


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  • Scott Evans

    Scott Evans

    Surgeon: Dr. William P. Cooney

    Reason for orthopedic care: Shoulder Pain & Injuries


    Last April it rained… it froze… and then it snowed. When Scott stepped out the front door, he didn’t realize there was ice under the snow.  That realization became evident when he hit the ground two steps down, “I tried to get up but I couldn’t. My shoulder was burning. ” Scott was taken, by […]


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  • Carolyn Lambert

    Carolyn Lambert

    Surgeon: Dr. William P. Cooney

    Reason for orthopedic care: Shoulder Pain & Injuries


    Carolyn Lambert is more than what meets the eye.   Yes, she came to us to have both her shoulders repaired; however, her story of inspiration runs much deeper. Carolyn was the definition of a true athlete.  If there was an Ironman, marathon, triathlon or any long race you can imagine, Carolyn was there.  In […]


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