Don’t Shrug Off Hurting Shoulders

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  Stem Cell Therapy for Shoulder Pain at Sunstone Regenerative Medicine At Sunstone Regenerative Medicine in Colorado Springs, we offer progressive, non-invasive treatment options for many of the joint and musculoskeletal conditions that cause pain and disability. Shoulder pain is probably one of the most common reasons that both young people and older adults consult…
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Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP)

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Biologic treatments such as Platelet Rich Plasma (PRP), offer patients a chance to improve symptoms and potentially enhance their healing potential for a variety of orthopaedic problems. When applied appropriately, these treatments can allow patients to improve their quality of life while avoiding surgery. They can also enhance healing after surgical intervention. What conditions may…
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Dr. Jones named a 2019 “Top Doc” by area physicians

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Dr. Christopher K. Jones has been named one of Colorado Springs top sports medicine doctors in the 2019 Colorado Springs Style annual Top Docs issue. Each year the magazine works with the El Paso County Medical Society to do a survey with area physicians to find out which doctors the doctors themselves would recommend if…
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Preventing ACL Tears

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The anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) provides stability to the knee joint by controlling excessive mobility and range of motion. Specifically, this ligament keeps the tibia from moving too far forward and it also helps stabilize rotation and angulation at the knee joint. Of the four main ligaments in the knee joint, the ACL is the…
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Why Is My Doctor Never “On Time”

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  I take great pride in the care that I provide to my patients. Nothing is more important to me than providing them with the best treatment options that are available and having the BEST outcomes. Further, I want them to know that is what they can expect when they come to see me. Thus,…
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Osteoarthritis and Regenerative Therapy

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Osteoarthritis and Its Impact Osteoarthritis (OA) is a degenerative disease that results in damage to the cartilage in our joints and subsequent remodeling of bone (formation of bone spurs). Cartilage is the smooth white substance that covers the ends of our bones where they meet to form a joint. The purpose of the cartilage is…
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Why I Love Performing Total Shoulder Arthoplasty

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My interest in shoulder replacement began early in my orthopaedic life.  As a resident, I was fortunate to have worked with some of the best surgeons in their respective fields at Duke University Medical Center.  One of these surgeons was a thought leader in the early development of modern shoulder replacement.  I learned a great…
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Shoulder Dislocations

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When someone dislocates their shoulder the ligaments that keep the shoulder in place tear. They typically tear off the glenoid (socket) side of the joint along with the labrum. Less commonly as the shoulder dislocates it may break off the rim of the glenoid creating a bone deficit on the glenoid. When this occurs there…
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Steroid Injection vs. PRP Injection?

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  I recently received a question from a patient with arthritis in their knee about what the benefits are from receiving a steroid (cortisone) injection vs. a PRP injection. A steroid is simply a RESET. It will settle down inflammation and thus pain. It has no benefit in terms of healing. I typically recommend utilizing…
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