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How to Care for a Hand Injury Before Your Appointment

How to Care for a Hand Injury Before Your Appointment

If you have broken a bone or injured your hand, an ER doctor may have put on a splint until you can be seen by your regular physician. It is important to know how to care for your injury in the meantime, so we have come up with a list…

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Tips to Stay Safe In Winter Weather to Prevent Back Pain

Winter weather, while beautiful, can present a significant hazard that may aggravate or even begin back pain. Here are a few tips to stay safe in winter weather to prevent back pain. As always, be safe in the snow and take your time. It is always easier to prevent back…

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OCR Collaborates with Artist Bob Coonts

OCR Collaborates with Artist Bob Coonts

Just 25 feet north of the Orthopaedic Center of the Rockies’ patient recovery rooms is a sprawling and vivid display, reminiscent of what one might see when making the drive along the I-25 from Fort Collins to its New Mexico or Wyoming borders. This impressionistic, colorful painting was created by…

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Tips on Enjoying the Colorado Lifestyle Safely

As the weather improves in Colorado, there are more and more people that hit the trails including Dr. Brian Lancaster, a specialist in sports medicine here at OCR. Many Colorado lifestyle activities such as hiking, running, trail running, biking and mountain biking can be the cause of knee or hip injuries.…

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How to Enjoy Summer Activities While Keeping Your Back Safe

Summer is here which means we are starting back up the activities that we love the most outside. For Dr. Robert Benz, Spine Surgeon at Othropaedic of the Rockies, that means mountain biking and playing golf. No matter what your preferred activity is, its important to think about your back…

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CORONAVIRUS ADVISORY

Keeping you, our patients, and our employees healthy and safe during the Coronavirus event is important. In order to promote a safe environment and prevent viral spread, we will only allow ONE visitor, including children, per patient, until further notice. Please wear a mask or face covering upon entering the…

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CORONAVIRUS ADVISORY

Updated May 18th, 2021 NEW OCR COVID-19 INFORMATION Keeping you, our patients, and our employees healthy and safe during the Coronavirus event is important. In order to promote a safe environment and prevent viral spread, OCR is highly encouraging, but not requiring, ONE visitor, including children, per patient until further…

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Chronic Pain vs. Acute Pain in Orthopedic Conditions

When something isn’t right with our bodies, we often feel pain telling us that something is wrong. The reason for the pain can sometimes be obvious, such as breaking a bone or a muscle strain. Other times, however, we might feel pain that doesn’t have an obvious source or that…

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Avoiding Neck Pain While Traveling

With Spring Break right around the corner, there’s a good chance you have some travel coming up in your future. No matter how great the destination is, long travel days can have a debilitating effect on neck pain which can make traveling far less enjoyable. By following these tips, however,…

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What Causes Knee Pain?

Knee pain is very common in people of all ages and could be the result of multiple causes. By defining the cause of your knee pain, you have a better chance of speeding up your recovery and preventing future injury. Below is a list of five very common causes to…

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