Colorado Springs Orthopedic News

Category: Sports Medicine

Femur Fracture

Femur Fracture

A femur fracture is a serious injury that usually causes immediate, severe pain. You will not be able to put weight on the injured leg, and it may look deformed—shorter than the other leg and

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Compartment Syndrome

Compartment Syndrome

Compartment syndrome is a painful condition that is the result of a buildup of pressure around a muscle within a muscle compartment. This pressure can decrease blood flow and prevent nourishment and oxygen from reaching

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Shin Splints

Shin Splints

Shin splints are a common exercise-related problem caused by repetitive stress on the shinbone and the connective tissues that attach the muscles to the bone. Pain may be worse at the beginning of activity and

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Tibia Shaft Fracture

Tibia Shaft Fracture

Most people don’t know what their tibia is or even where it is located. What is important to know is that the tibia is a weight-bearing bone and plays a crucial role in supporting the

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Growth Plate Fractures

Growth Plate Fractures

As your child’s bones grow and develop, what are called their growth plates are prone to injury. Growth plate fractures are cracks in a child’s growth plate—the special section of the cartilage at the ends

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Chance Henderson, MD

Chance Henderson, MD

Learn More Testimonials Wendy A Read More Feeling pretty good about my upcoming procedure. Dr. Henderson is actually pretty cool. The folks working the front desk are super friendly. The whole place has a good

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Ky Kobayashi, MD

Ky Kobayashi, MD

Learn More Testimonials Anthony B Read More I had carpel tunnel surgery on both wrists in April and May. Dr. Kobayashi two pain-free operations and six months later the carpel tunnel pain is gone and

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Derek Purcell, MD

Derek Purcell, MD

Learn More Testimonials Maurice M Read More Dr. Purcell has performed three successful operations for myself, my wife, and our daughter. Two years ago, at the age of 88, I had a knee replacement and

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David Weinstein, MD

David Weinstein, MD

Learn More Testimonials Brittany V Read More Just had my first visit here for my shoulder after being recommended by my boss. The staff was awesome and attentive. Dr Weinstein was great! He took his

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