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Physician Lecture: Watch Your Back! Featuring Dr. Anton Zaryanov

Physician Lecture: Watch Your Back! Featuring Dr. Anton Zaryanov

| September 20, 2016

Is back pain getting you down? Up to 85 percent of Americans will suffer from back pain at some point in their lives, but only a third will get help. Come listen to a fellowship-trained spine surgeon discuss the causes of back pain and what you can do to alleviate your pain. A variety of treatment approaches will be discussed, and you will have an opportunity to ask questions and get answers.

Degenerative Spondylolisthesis as Explained by Dr. Michael Janssen of Center for Spine and Orthopedics

Degenerative Spondylolisthesis as Explained by Dr. Michael Janssen of Center for Spine and Orthopedics

| September 15, 2016

Check out the video, below, featuring our own Dr. Michael Janssen explaining Degenerative Spondylolisthesis. In the interview, he explains the anterior approaches to Degenerative Spondylolisthesis. Additionally, he expands on how the disease is managed, as well as how we, at the Center for Spine and Orthopedics, treat the disease. Stay tuned for more insightful videos […]

Common Reasons Motion Causes Back Pain

Common Reasons Motion Causes Back Pain

| September 8, 2016

Our spines are remarkable—they’re made up of incredibly intricate systems of bones, ligaments, tendons, and muscles that all work together to enable us to move in all directions. But there’s a downside to all of this movement. Over time, it can cause wear-and-tear related damage that may lead to pain and stiffness. Understanding how movement […]

Doctor Michael Janssen Visits New Privately–Funded Hospital in Tianjin, China

Doctor Michael Janssen Visits New Privately–Funded Hospital in Tianjin, China

| September 2, 2016

Recently, Center for Spine and Orthopedics’ very own spine surgeon, Dr. Michael Janssen, had the opportunity to travel to Tianjin, China to visit with a few colleagues and experience a newly–built, incredible 1,800 bed hospital that was funded entirely by private investments. This state-of-the-art facility took around 3 years to complete at a cost of about $800 million USD, and received no additional support from the government

Knee Surgery Enables Mother-Daughter to Get Moving Again

Knee Surgery Enables Mother-Daughter to Get Moving Again

| August 23, 2016

Patricia Senn was only 13 when she had bilateral knee surgery in California. Although osteoarthritis of the knee ran in her family—her mother had double knee replacements—being a girls’ fast pitch softball player since age 5 didn’t help. After surgery, Senn returned to softball but her knees grew worse, and she was forced to quit the sport at age 18.

Total Knee Replacement (Knee Arthroplasty)

Total Knee Replacement (Knee Arthroplasty)

| August 23, 2016

If your knee has been severely damaged by arthritis or an injury, it may be hard to perform simple activities, such as walking or climbing stairs. Individuals with knee arthritis may even feel pain while sitting or lying down. If nonsurgical treatments, such as medications and using walking supports, do not help, it may be […]

Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Osteoarthritis of the Knee

| August 23, 2016

Arthritis is inflammation of one or more of joints and may cause pain, swelling and stiffness, making it difficult to do everyday activities, such as walking or climbing stairs. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis in the knee. It is a degenerative, “wear-and-tear” type of arthritis that occurs most often in people 50 […]

Spotlight on Physician Assistant Rachel Cengia

Spotlight on Physician Assistant Rachel Cengia

The North American Spine Society recognized the Center for Spine & Orthopedics very own, Rachel Cengia, PA-C, for contributing articles and reviewing content for www.KnowYourBack.org.

CSO Supports Relay for Life!

CSO Supports Relay for Life!

The Center for Spine and Orthopedics (CSO) was one of four sponsors who supported this year’s Relay for Life in Thornton on August 6, 2016. The event was a huge success, as it raised more than $25,000 for the American Cancer Society.

FREE Lecture on Back Pain with Dr. Zaryanov of the Center for Spine and Othopedics

FREE Lecture on Back Pain with Dr. Zaryanov of the Center for Spine and Othopedics

Is back pain getting you down? Up to 85% of Americans will suffer from back pain during their lives, but only a third will get help. Join us on August 24th from 3-4 pm for a FREE Seminar at the Erie Community Library (400 Powers St., Erie, CO) to learn about possible causes of back pain and how to treat and eliminate your pain.