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Team Joseph's Top 5 Blog Posts of 2022

Here are the most popular blog posts of 2022 that you might have missed!



How Long Does It Take To Recover From a Broken Collarbone?

With hundreds of world-class mountain bike trails spanning Eagle and Summit Counties, it's no surprise that Dr. Joseph, the leading shoulder surgeon for Vail-Summit Orthopaedics & Neurology, sees many patients with cycling-related injuries during the summer months.


In this blog post, we'll discuss one of the most common injuries in mountain biking a broken collarbone and when you can expect to be back in the saddle.


How Do I Know if I Have a Torn ACL?

ACL tears are one of the most common knee injuries that Dr. Joseph, an expert in ACL reconstruction at Vail-Summit Orthopaedics & Neurosurgery, sees among the active residents of Eagle and Summit County.


The anterior cruciate ligament is one of the four major ligaments within the knee. It helps stabilize the knee and keep it from moving too far forward or backward.


Tennis Elbow or Golfer's Elbow? Here's How to Tell

Tennis elbow and golfer's elbow are both overuse injuries that can cause pain and inflammation around the elbow. They develop as a result of repetitive movements, such as those often used in tennis or golf. However, you don't need to participate in either sport to develop these conditions.


How Is a Dislocated Shoulder Treated?

The shoulder joint is remarkable when it comes to movement. Up, down, forward, backward, and even around. It’s the most mobile joint in the entire body! However, this tremendous range of motion comes with one disadvantage: an increased risk of shoulder dislocation.


Why Is My Hand Tingling?

Do you ever experience a tingling sensation in your hand? This feeling can occur for various reasons and is commonly referred to as pins and needles. Often, it happens from keeping your hand in one position for too long, like while you're sleeping, but subsides once you "wake it up" again.


But in some cases, it may be due to an underlying medical condition or injury. Read on to learn about three possible causes of tingling in your hands or fingers.


 

Contact Team Joseph Today

Dr. Joseph and his team are known for their compassion, care, and expertise in treating hand, wrist, elbow, knee, and shoulder injuries in highly active people.


Call (970) 476-7220 today for an appointment! Same-day and urgent care appointments are always available. You can also submit a request using Dr. Joseph's online appointment request form.

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