Patient Dances Outside the Hospital After Shoulder Replacement Surgery
Howard spent years in pain putting off a shoulder replacement. Dr. Aaron Black had him dancing outside the hospital, pain-free. Mountain biking, rock climbing, dirt biking, these are just a few of Howard’s hobbies, as Summit County local. …until he lost significant range of motion with his right arm. Back in 2000, Howard had his … read more
Summit Ortho on The Frisco Bike Path!
On Monday June 28th the Summit Orthopedics at Panorama Orthopedics & Spine Center team was outside our office on the Frisco recreation path offering the use of bike pumps, bike tools. Additionally we had a water cooler, water bottles and sunscreen for runners, walkers and bikers. We look forward to continuing these events throughout the summer … read more
Could Your Hip or Groin Pain Be a Labral Tear?
Labral tears within the hip are often an un-recognized source of hip and groin pain in otherwise-healthy young athletes, both men and women. The labrum is soft tissue that surrounds your hip socket (acetabulum) and provides a seal for the hip joint. Labral tears are often associated with a condition called femoroacetabular impingement (FAI). FAI … read more
How Cartilage Restoration Eases Pain and Restores Knee Function
As a former ski instructor, triathlete and a member of the physician pool for the U.S. Ski Team, Dr. Aaron Black, an orthopedic surgeon at Summit Orthopedics, understands the key role healthy cartilage plays in helping his patients stay active. Which is why he’s so passionate about cartilage restoration, a set of innovative surgical procedures … read more
Active Summit County Residents at Risk for Foot and Ankle Injuries
If you live in Summit County, chances are you or someone you know has experienced a foot or ankle injury. Whether you’re a mountain biker, rock climber, boarder or hiker, your feet can take a beating. Even ski boots don’t protect you from foot and ankle injuries. Below you’ll find descriptions of just some of … read more