Vail health feature: Exploring total joint replacement

Vail health feature: Exploring total joint replacement
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By Krista Driscoll

in an active population, such as the one that skis, hikes and bikes throughout the Vail Valley, joint wear and tear is an inevitable outcome of years spent exploring the mountains. For certain parts of the population, this wear and tear might eventually develop into more chronic pain that can become debilitative, which can be detrimental to activity level and quality of life. Total joint replacement surgery is an option to alleviate this problem, and while potential patients for the procedure formerly had to look at medical options in Denver, Vail Summit Orthopaedics’ addition of a surgeon specializing in total …

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