Questions related to knee, shoulder, hip and ankle injuries, including treatment options and what is involved in recovery from injuries including surgical and non surgical interventions.
I an a registered nurse and have worked in orthopaedics and sports medicine for over twenty years (since 1993).
Graduated summa cum laude as the valedictorian from Regis University in Denver, CO with my BSN. Prior to that I was an EMT working in emergency rooms in Vail, CO and Denver, CO as well as on an ambulance in Vail, CO.
Elected Valedictorian of my class and awarded to Regent Award for excellence in academics. Elected to Phi Beta Kappa.
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Hi James, Sorry to hear about your discomfort. Since your symptoms came on without an injury or trauma, I think it would be reasonable to give them some time to resolve and to wait until your physical
Hi Becky, Good for you for deciding to try running, but sorry to hear you are experiencing some discomfot. It's a bit hard to know how to guide you without examining you, but to answer your questions
Dear Sheila, I'm sorry to hear you hurt your shoulder. I wonder if you are having any weakness or limitation in range of motion. If so, you may have torn your rotator cuff. Burning pain can be due to
Hi CJ, Sorry to hear of your injury. Yes, it can be normal protocol to go into a boot. The boot should be a tall one, one which goes up to just below your knee, as opposed to a short boot, which just
Dear Bhumeshwar, I'm sorry to hear you injured your ankle. Swelling usually indicates some sort of injury. The extent of the injury is hard to know without you being examined. You may have partially