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More Intense Exercise Reduces Post-Concussion Anxiety in Teens, Study Finds

Returning to moderate to vigorous physical activity (MVPA) after a concussion may play a vital role in helping teens feel less anxious while recovering from the injury, according to a new study from researchers in the Department of Orthopedics at the University of Colorado School of Medicine.


Author Kara Mason | Publish Date February 20, 2024
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Research    Orthopedics

New Faculty Member in Department of Orthopedics Brings Expertise in Prosthetic Limb Technology 

Eric J. Earley, PhD, a new faculty member in the Department of Orthopedics in the University of Colorado School of Medicine, is bringing his expertise in prosthetic limbs to the department’s Osseointegration Research Consortium. Led by Jason Stoneback, MD, the lab is focused on developing and improving bone-anchored limb technology aimed at creating prosthetic limbs that can be directly inserted into bones, as opposed to the traditional prosthetic that attaches via a socket that goes around the outside of the limb.  


Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date July 24, 2023
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Patient Care    Orthopedics

Tissue Donation: Lesser Known But Just as Vital 

Checking the donor box on your driver’s license application doesn’t just qualify you to donate organs such as kidneys, heart, and lungs; it also allows you to donate musculoskeletal tissue to patients awaiting repair of knees, ankles, and damaged tendons, ligaments, and cartilage.  


Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date April 27, 2023
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Community    Sports Medicine    Orthopedics

Conference Brings Physicians to Colorado to Learn How to Treat Extreme Sports Athletes 

With session titles like “Commando and Military Injuries: Late Night Stories,” “Surfing in the Olympics,” and “Cave Diving: The Deadliest Extreme Sport on Earth, or Not?,” you can tell this isn’t your average medical conference. 


Author Greg Glasgow | Publish Date April 18, 2022
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Study shows effectiveness of treating pancreatic cancer patients with chemotherapy before surgery

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Publish DateJune 19, 2024

A new study published today in JAMA Network Open by an international cohort of researchers provides the latest data on the effectiveness of treating pancreatic cancer patients with chemotherapy (with or without radiation therapy) before surgery to remove a tumor. The study focuses specifically on pancreatic adenocarcinoma patients.

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Change the game: Injury challenges in female athletes

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Publish DateJune 18, 2024

Since the passage of Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972, participation of women in sports has steadily increased.

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Colorado led the nation in West Nile virus deaths last year. Here’s how to protect yourself this summer

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Publish DateJune 18, 2024

Last year, Colorado got hit hard by West Nile virus, leading the nation in deaths with 51, its highest number in more than two decades.

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Colorado’s ‘Red Flag’ gun safety law used inconsistently; JoFoKe bares her soul on stage through music

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Publish DateJune 18, 2024

When it comes to Colorado's so-called "Red Flag" gun violence prevention law, where you live often dictates when it's used, if it's used at all.

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