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2021 Golf Classic

2021 Golf Classic

High Mountain Orthopedics is proud to sponsor the 2021 Golf Classic in support of St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital. As orthopedic physicians who specialize in sports medicine, we are happy to see our patients active and enjoying their game in support of a special...

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A MESSAGE TO OUR PATIENTS

High Mountain Orthopedics community: High Mountain Orthopedics is back to it's usual hours.  We are taking the following steps to protect our patients and follow the CDC  and State Guidelines. 1- You will be required to wear a mask at all times throughout the office....

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Patella Fractures: 3 Common Causes and Treatments

Patella Fractures: 3 Common Causes and Treatments

Understanding Patella Fracture The thigh bone (femur), shin bone (tibia), and patella (knee cap) are the three knee bones. Each one has a unique structure and shape that enables the knee to support and move the lower body. The patella is a unique knee bone. It has the...

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3 Common Causes of Shoulder Instability

3 Common Causes of Shoulder Instability

The rotator cuff is responsible for stabilizing and moving the shoulder. When patients tear their rotator cuff, they typically experience pain, instability, and have a difficult time performing day-to-day activities. The two causes of rotator cuff tears are injury and...

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What is Unicompartmental Knee Replacement?

What is Unicompartmental Knee Replacement?

The shoulder is a ball and socket joint made up of the head of the humerus (arm bone) and the glenoid cavity of the scapula (shoulder blade). Because the shoulder joint is the most mobile joint in the body, it’s also the joint that is the most unstable. The following...

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4 Most Common Gym Exercises That Cause Knee Injuries

4 Most Common Gym Exercises That Cause Knee Injuries

In many cases, patients who injure their knee think that their pain is due to a strained or torn knee ligament, tissue, and/or tendon. But what they don’t know is that they might not have a knee injury at all. The truth is that pain felt in the back of the knee is...

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Patellar Dislocations: Signs, Symptoms and Treatments

Patellar Dislocations: Signs, Symptoms and Treatments

Hip fractures are the most serious type of osteoporosis-related fractures. Because they usually occur in patients over 50, they can be life-altering, debilitating injuries. For this reason, it's important that patients educate themselves and take relevant...

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Hip Pointer Injury: Symptoms and Treatment

Hip Pointer Injury: Symptoms and Treatment

In many cases, patients who injure their knee think that their pain is due to a strained or torn knee ligament, tissue, and/or tendon. But what they don’t know is that they might not have a knee injury at all. The truth is that pain felt in the back of the knee is...

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How a Torn Rotator Cuff is Repaired

How a Torn Rotator Cuff is Repaired

A hip pointer is an injury that’s characterized by bruising of the muscles and soft tissue of the upper hip. It’s usually caused by a direct blow to the hip or pelvis during athletics or physical activity. Although hip pointers heal quickly (1-3-weeks), they can be...

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Shoulder Labrum Tears: Symptoms and Treatments

Shoulder Labrum Tears: Symptoms and Treatments

Most people don’t realize how much they use their shoulder. . .until, they experience symptoms associated shoulder arthritis. Shoulder pain, swelling and weakness can be aggravating, annoying and limiting. Thus, it’s important that patients know what treatment options...

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Hip Replacement: Everything You Want to Know

Hip Replacement: Everything You Want to Know

Understanding Patella Fracture The thigh bone (femur), shin bone (tibia), and patella (knee cap) are the three knee bones. Each one has a unique structure and shape that enables the knee to support and move the lower body. The patella is a unique knee bone. It has the...

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How Osteoporosis Affects the Hips

How Osteoporosis Affects the Hips

The rotator cuff is responsible for stabilizing and moving the shoulder. When patients tear their rotator cuff, they typically experience pain, instability, and have a difficult time performing day-to-day activities. The two causes of rotator cuff tears are injury and...

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Runner’s Knee and Jumper’s Knee: Causes and Treatments

Runner’s Knee and Jumper’s Knee: Causes and Treatments

The shoulder, which is the body’s most mobile joint, helps lift and raise the arm. On a daily basis, people use their shoulder hundreds of times. Because the shoulder is so important in day-to-day life, an injury to it can be extremely aggravating and annoying....

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