Overuse Injuries: When a Denver Orthopedic Surgeon Will Be Necessary

Professional athletes spend countless hours practicing specific actions and movements every day, this is why overuse injuries are quite common in sports. Overuse injuries are caused by repetitive motions that damage muscles, tendons, ligaments, and soft tissues over time. When an overuse injury happens to you and it is quite serious in nature, you may need to consult an established Denver orthopedic surgeon. Four of the most common overuse injuries are listed below. Continue reading

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Denver Orthopedics: John Wall’s Case and the Facts on Wrist Fracture

The possibility for the Washington Wizards to advance to the NBA Eastern Conference finals for the first time in 36 years was dampened when the team placed star point guard John Wall on the inactive list, nearly an hour before tip-off in Game 2. Wall was said to have sustained a wrist injury during the series’ Game 1 against the Atlanta Hawks. Complaining of a ‘really bad’ wrist sprain, Wall’s injury was much worse than initially thought—multiple physicians and specialists discovered the baller had five non-displaced fractures in his left wrist and hand. Continue reading