Ken Kirtley’s Story In 2008, prior to retiring from the United States Air Force after 25 years, Ken Kirtley was diagnosed with spondylolisthesis as the source of his chronic low back pain. At that time, he decided not to have surgery. “The procedure was much more invasive then,” Kirtley explains. For the next eight years,…Details
Following a car accident, Debra Gabaldon’s shoulder pain was so bad that she could no longer tend her tomatoes or play with her 10 grandchildren. However, within three months after Dr. Schnell performed shoulder arthroscopy, an outpatient procedure, Debra was able to do everything she could do prior to her injury, from cleaning her home…Details
The Center for Spine and Orthopedics (CSO) is now accepting new patient appointments for Dr. Luke Schnell and Dr. Anton Zaryanov at their newest location in Reunion. Dr. Schnell, an orthopedic surgeon specializing in shoulder conditions, is available Friday mornings, starting December 9. Dr. Zaryanov, an orthopedic spine surgeon, will be available one Friday morning…Details
The Center for Spine and Orthopedics welcomes Rocky Vista University medical student Jay Thompson, who is doing a rotation with CSO from October 31–November 18. Jay grew up in Boulder and attended the University of Washington, where he was a member of the rowing crew team.
The Center for Spine and Orthopedics (CSO) welcomes our latest fellow, Dr. Xiaobing Jiang, who comes to us from China. Dr. Jiang will be working with spine specialists at CSO from November 1–25.
Neck pain is a common complaint, especially in a society that revolves around technology. Improper posture when utilizing such devices, among other reasons, often results in neck pain that can worsen with time. You may feel like you’ve tried every treatment available to find relief from chronic neck pain, but here are three simple tips…Details