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Colorado Center for Orthopaedic Excellence
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Using Ice Massage for Injuries - For acute injuries like sprains and strains, applying ice over the injured area is considered among the most important first-aid measures. This is because applying ice to a soft tissue injury helps in reducing blood flow to the injured area, thus reducing swelling and inflammation.- #sportsmedicine #CCOE
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RICE is Best for Soft Tissue Injuries - Injuries like sprains, strains, and muscle pulls can cause damage to soft tissues. In turn, damaged soft tissues begin to bruise, swell, or bleed, and requires complete repair before you can return to playing sports.- #sportsmedicine #CCOE
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Getting to Know Your Orthopedic Surgeon - Orthopedic surgeons are highly trained medical doctors who specialize in the musculoskeletal system. The primary role of an orthopedic surgeon is to repair broken bones and treat patients with rheumatoid arthritis.- #orthopedicsurgeon #CCOE
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Tips for Choosing an Orthopedic Doctor - Elite athletes across the country rely on orthopedic doctors and surgeons that provide comprehensive care. In many cases, the careers of many professional athletes depend upon the care they receive from an orthopedic specialist.- #orthopedicsurgeon #CCOE
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Orthopedic Treatments Bolster Fitness Goals - It is not uncommon for someone starting a vigorous new workout to experience pain in parts of the body that never gave them troubles in the past. Most commonly, the shoulder seems to produce the great number of complaints.- #orthopedicsurgeon #CCOE
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Sports Medicine: When to Use Ice and Heat Therapy? - Injuries are always possible when you participate in sports or other physical activities. When you sustain one, it may be confusing to know when to use heat or ice therapy. - #sportsmedicine #CCOE
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Things to Know About Tennis Elbow Surgery - Tennis elbow is not to be ignored as it can cause pain and soreness on the outer part of that area. It’s commonly caused by activities that twist your wrist, hand, or forearm repeatedly. - #orthopedicsurgeon #CCOE
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Sports Medicine: More Sleep for Better Performance - Athletes who sleep more perform better. That’s what studies have discovered. According to researchers, deep sleep enables athletes to recover faster, as well as encourages muscle growth, fat burning, and bone building. - #sportsmedicine #CCOE
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Sports Medicine: Preparing for Shoulder Surgery - A shoulder surgery, while necessary to give you a better life, may have potential risks. For starters, It’s not something you do and then immediately go home afterwards. - #sportsmedicine #CCOE
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