Denver Orthopedic Surgeons Tackle Hip Replacement and Recovery from It

More Americans are getting hip replacement surgery, and the candidates or patients for the procedure are getting younger. In fact, according to a data brief from the National Center for Health Statistics that studied hospital reports from year 2000 to 2010, the surgery’s prevalence increased more than two times (from 138,700 to 310,800). In particular, 205% more Americans aged 45-54 had the procedure done, while 95% more of the 75-year-olds and older underwent the surgery. Continue reading

Denver Sports Medicine Practitioners Count the Common MMA Injuries

The risk of injury is always high when it comes to contact or combat sports. For instance, wrestling (along with football) was found to be the most dangerous for high school athletes, according to the Center for Injury Research and Policy. Further, as many as 9 to 10 injuries can happen to college wrestlers in every 1,000 athlete exposures, according to the National Collegiate Athletic Association Injury Surveillance System. Continue reading