Preventing Knee Injuries In Female Athletes
Let's talk about knee injury prevention in our female athletes! Join Dr. William Sterett, Head Physician for the US Women's Alpine Ski Team, to learn about common injuries in female athletes and strategies for activity preservation. Follow Dr. Sterett for the latest in orthopedic news! Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/kneedoctor Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/drsterett Website: https://drsterett.com/
Ankle Arthritis: Symptoms and Treatments
Ankle arthritis can cause stiffness, swelling, and pain that can impact your quality of life. Although there is no "cure" for ankle arthritis, there are several treatment options that can relieve painful symptoms, slow the disease's progression, and get you back to the activities you love. Join Dr. John Paul Elton, foot and ankle orthopaedic specialist, for a discussion on the different types of ankle arthritis and the treatment options that can get you back on your feet!
Ski and Snowboard Injuries: Treatment & Prevention
On December 21st, Dr. Gloria Beim (VSON Alpine) discussed the most common ski and snowboard injuries she has seen during her 25-year career as a top orthopaedic surgeon. From stretching and strengthening specific muscle groups to wearing protective gear and tuning up your equipment, there are many ways to increase your fun and lengthen your ski/snowboard season without injury. This talk covered some of the more common injuries seen in skiing (knee ligaments) and snowboarding (wrist and shoulder), including anatomy, mechanisms of injury, and treatment options. "My goal is to see you on the mountain having fun rather than in the clinic or the emergency department with a season-ending injury." - Dr. Beim.
Complex Shoulder & Knee Surgery With Dr. Adam Lindsay
On Thursday, December 2nd, our newest surgeon at VSON Alpine, Dr. Adam Lindsay (orthopaedic sports medicine, trauma, and shoulder arthroplasty specialist), discussed complex shoulder and knee surgery, what it entails, and when it’s necessary. In this session, Dr. Lindsay reviewed some of the most common pathologies he treats and how he approaches team-based surgical decision-making. Dr. Lindsay also discussed his background working at multiple large academic orthopaedic centers and how he applies this training to the comprehensive care of our patients. In this introductory webinar, Dr. Lindsay hopes that by describing some of the primary orthopaedic injuries we treat, you will gain a better understanding of his considerate approach to providing state-of-the-art patient care. On the talk: Dr. Adam Lindsay - Orthopaedic Sports Medicine, Trauma, and Shoulder Arthroplasty (presenter) Rachel Follender - Director of Marketing & Communications (host)
VSON & VSON Alpine Presents: What's New In Total Joints?
This discussion took place on November 18th with VSON’s Total Joints expert Dr. Nathan Cafferky and VSON Alpine’s Dr. Gloria Beim! Currently available at VSON's clinics in Eagle and Summit Counties, Dr. Beim and Dr. Cafferky recently teamed up to bring these services to more patients in the Gunnison Valley. During this talk, Dr. Cafferky and Dr. Beim presented rapid recovery anesthesia, physical therapy, multimodal pain control, cutting-edge implants and technology, plus an overall update on the VSON Total Joints program. Then, renowned surgeon and Team USA physician Dr. Beim discussed VSON Alpine's integration into the VSON family, what it means for patients, and all the new and exciting things our future holds! On the talk: Dr. Gloria Beim - Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine (presenter) Dr. Nathan Cafferky - Total Joints Specialist (presenter) Rachel Follender - Director of Marketing & Communications (host) Rachael Protas - Physician Marketing Manager (host)
Latest in Minimally Invasive Spine Surgery With Dr. Ernest Braxton and Laura Humen (PA)
On Wednesday, November 3rd at 5:30 p.m., VSON neurosurgeon Dr. Braxton presented on the latest in minimally invasive spine surgery, and Physician Assistant Laura Humen discussed the important role a neurosurgery PA plays in treatment, surgery and recovery. A live Q&A took place during this event. This was our first dual in-person/online webinar!
Back Pain Causes & Solutions (Conventional and Regenerative Medicine Options) With Dr. Gnirke
During this webinar, Dr. Matthew Gnirke (Interventional Sports, Spine, and Regenerative Medicine specialist) discussed back pain, including causes, symptoms, and treatment options, including both conventional and regenerative medicine. A live Q&A took place during this event.
Common Shoulder Trauma & Sports Injuries as a Result of Summer Sports & Activities - Dr. Cunningham
Activities like hiking, biking, and kayaking are wildly popular in the mountains, but as many can attest to, they don’t come without risks. In this discussion, Dr. Cunningham presented shoulder pain and injuries commonly seen as a result of summer sports and activities. This presentation covered a broad scope of shoulder injuries, issues, and treatment options, including clavicle fractures, shoulder dislocations, and more. Dr. Cunningham also discussed how to safely continue enjoying these activities after a shoulder injury. Sarah Campbell from Avalanche Physical Therapy also presented on the important role PT plays in the recovery and management of shoulder pain and trauma. A live Q&A took place during this discussion.
Wrist Pain: Causes Symptoms and Treatment Options With Dr. Dorf and Will Thompson of Avalanche PT
In this webinar, VSON's Dr. Erik Dorf presented the primary causes of wrist pain and what the most common symptoms are. He and Will Thompson (PT) of Avalanche Physical Therapy also discussed various treatment options. A live Q&A took place during this session.