Total Joint Athroplasty Surgeon Joins Orthopedic Associates!
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Orthopedic Associates is pleased to welcome an additional surgeon to their practice. Ryan Caufield, MD, is a board certified orthopedic surgeon and is fellowship trained in adult reconstruction of the knee and hip. Dr. Caufield will begin seeing patients at Orthopedic Associates in November of 2016. The practice welcomes Dr. Caufield as his specialties complement and…

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Is my wrist fractured? How to tell and what to do…
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What is a Wrist Fracture? by Imran K. Choudhry MD A fracture (or break) of the wrist involves at least one of the 10 bones in the area of the wrist. Most commonly it occurs from a fall on an outstretched hand. The most common wrist fracture is of the distal radius bone and frequently…

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Do you know the Symptoms of Carpal Tunnel?
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Denver’s Dr. Imran K. Choudhry M.D. explains how to recognize and how to treat this condition. What is carpal tunnel syndrome? -Carpal tunnel syndrome is the result of compression of the median nerve at the wrist. -The median nerve provides sensation to the thumb, index, middle, and half of the ring fingers. It also gives…

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Standing Up to Low Back Pain
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Hip Replacement Recalled Hip Replacements: Navigating Treatment Options and Optimizing Patient Care –– Orthopedic Associates Modern total hip arthroplasty (THA) had its origins under the leadership of Sir John Charnley, working in England in the mid 1960s. From his initial ideas came reproducible, durable results for end stage arthritis of the hip. Fast forward 50…

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My Aching Shoulder!
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By Leslie B. Vidal, M.D.,    Orthopedic Associates Shoulder pain is an extremely common complaint. It can result from a specific injury or can develop insidiously over time. It is often aggra vated by daily activities, and may ache at night preventing a good night’s sleep. Many ca uses of shoulder pain can be alleviated with…

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Are you SKI fit?
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It’s that time of year again! You have the latest equipment and are looking great, but will you be feeling great too? Don’t ignore your most important piece of equipment…your body! Appropriate levels of conditioning are essential to injury prevention. Orthopedic Associates is now offering dynamic preseason winter sport classes focused on sport specific conditioning and…

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