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Spine Surgery,

How Do I Know if I Need Spine Surgery?

If you’re experiencing severe back pain, you’re not alone. Chronic back pain is one of the most common issues impacting Americans, and our orthopedic surgeons regularly see patients suffering from this ailment. When back issues force you to live with severe pain for an extended period of time, you may start wondering whether spine surgery…

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Knee Injuries,

How Long Is Recovery after Knee Replacement?

Knee replacement surgery can be a life-changing procedure, allowing you to enjoy improved function and a pain-free life once again. However, it’s important to understand that knee replacement is a major procedure that involves a lengthy recovery process. It’s crucial that you have realistic expectations for your knee replacement recovery and also commit to the rehabilitation process…

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CAO News and Updates, Knee Injuries,

Stryker Data Shows CAO Delivering Strong Knee Replacement Patient Outcomes

Stryker, one of the leading medical technology companies and the creator of the Mako Smart Robotics™ System, has recently released their 2021 surgical patient data for Dr. Kevin Borchard. Their report shows that Colorado Advanced Orthopedics (CAO) continues to deliver excellent patient outcomes. In the three years since CAO began using the Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted…

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CAO News and Updates,

Colorado Advanced Orthopedics and PMC Recognized for Providing an Excellent Patient Experience

Colorado Advanced Orthopedics is proud to announce that our parent hospital, Pioneers Medical Center (PMC), has been included on the Becker’s Hospital Review list of the top hospitals for patient experience in the Western US. Becker’s is one of the leading resources for healthcare decision makers, providing robust information and forums to fuel the exchange…

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Sports Injuries,

Most Common Winter Sports Injuries

The winter is a great time to engage in athletic activities. This is especially true in the Western Slope of Colorado, where the mountains give us access to a wide range of winter sports to enjoy. Skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, sledding, hockey, snowmobiling and ice climbing are all popular activities in the White River Valley,…

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Uncategorized,

How Cold Weather Impacts Joint Pain

If you experience joint pain, winter months may be particularly difficult. It’s common for cold, damp weather to exacerbate joint pain, particularly if you experience severe arthritis. While scientists haven’t been able to identify a single reason for this phenomenon, there are a combination of factors at play which contribute to joint pain being more…

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Sports Injuries,

Common Ski Injuries and Treatments

Ski season is here. For many people along the Western Slope of Colorado, nothing is more exciting during the winter than a huge powder day. While skiing can be exhilarating, it’s also dangerous. The sports medicine team at Colorado Advanced Orthopedics sees a lot of patients every winter with serious ski injuries. While you can…

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Knee Injuries,

Treatment Options for a Torn Meniscus

A torn meniscus is one of the most common knee injuries. It can be very painful, resulting in significant swelling and a feeling that the knee is locked. There are many factors to consider when determining the right treatment option for your torn meniscus, including your age, lifestyle, location and severity of the tear, and…

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Knee Injuries,

Benefits of Robotic Knee Surgery Technology

At Colorado Advanced Orthopedics, we’re committed to delivering the finest quality treatments and patient care available. We accomplish this goal in two ways – we have the finest, most highly trained team of board-certified orthopedic surgeons along the Western Slope, and we use the most advanced technology to improve the precision, customization and safety that…

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Knee Injuries,

When Should I Have My Knee Replaced?

Knee replacement surgery is a common procedure that can give you a new lease on life. Each year over 600,000 Americans opt for knee replacement to eliminate chronic pain and restore proper joint function. However, it’s important to understand that knee replacement is major surgery that involves a lengthy recovery and is associated with some…

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