Dr. Kevin Borchard and Stryker’s Mako Robotic Arm create a powerful man and machine combo for more effective and safer joint replacement surgery

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It started about four years ago when Laurel Carpenter and Melissa Humphrey bought matching parkas and then matching comfort shoes.

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When Kyra Brach found out she was pregnant for the first time, she knew she wanted her baby to be delivered by a Certified Nurse Midwife. “Midwives are open to different ways of giving birth and are able to spend more time and provide support in a more personal way,” she says. Kyra visited t…

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Following the birth of her second child, Darlene Behrman found herself struggling with what is commonly known as the postpartum blues. “After I had my baby, I just felt overwhelmed,” she says. “I felt like I had no control over my emotions, and it was starting to affect my family.  I knew I …

Colorado Advanced Orthopedics Sports Medicine and Spine in Meeker offers non-operative pain relief options for various conditions with Ultrasound guided injections.

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When Rita and Dan Griffin received notice from Rocky Mountain Health Plans earlier this year that it was no longer going to carry the Medicare Cost heath care plan they had with the local insurer for years, they scrambled to find something else.

Pioneers Medical Center began scanning patients in their new Hitachi Echelon Oval wide bore MRI machine late October. Located in Meeker, Colorado, Pioneers is the second hospital in the State and the only hospital on the Western Slope to offer this type of advanced imaging.

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A few years ago, Tony Prinster had a cyst on his spine surgically removed, but recently it recurred. “The pain was gradually increasing each day, and I was beginning to lose the use of my left leg,” he said. “It got to the point where I couldn’t stand on my leg and barely walk. I was afraid …

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There are few ailments that create more disability than spine pain and Colorado Advanced Orthopedics, Sport Medicine and Spine’s fellowship trained providers utilize appropriate surgical and non-surgical techniques.

Health experts say improper mask hygiene could put you at the mercy of COVID-19 and other viruses.

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Colorado Advanced Orthopedics, Sports Medicine and Spine at Pioneers Medical Center is located in Meeker, nestled in the heart of the White River Valley. It’s off-the-beaten-path location belies its ability to provide quality care.

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While doing arrest control training with a fellow Colorado State Trooper, Scott Gardner caught a forearm in the side of the neck and knew immediately that something was very wrong. “I tried to shake it off,” Gardner said, “but when I woke up the next morning my right arm was numb, and I had …

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