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​FEATURE | November 1, 2018

CU Sports Medicine and Shoulder surgeon, Dr. Jonathan Bravman, discusses shoulder overuse and how to avoid injury

New CU Sports Medicine And Performance Center to benefit athletes of all levels

The state-of-the-art facility will enable the University of Colorado School of Medicine and Boulder Community Health to provide the community with unprecedented access to world-class sports medicine and performance improvement services.

Byron Ellis never stops believing in himself

It's been a long road, but Byron Ellis, a former CU football player and mentee of Dr. McCarty, is ready to start his residency in orthopedic surgery.

New technology helps surgeon build a better shoulder

Don Schiel has dealt with debilitating pain from rheumatoid arthritis for the past 20 years. But since Jonathan Bravman, MD, replaced his left shoulder, Schiel has at least one joint he can use again without pain.

Omer Mei-Dan: Orthopedic surgeon, Israeli BASE jumper, stuntman

Omer Mei-Dan, MD, has jumped off more cliffs than he can count—not to mention helicopters, skyscrapers, and bridges. An orthopedic surgeon and extreme sports athlete, Mei-Dan, is also a BASE jumper.

Dr. Wolcott talks sports medicine on KEZW

Michelle Wolcott, MD, was interviewed on KEZW's BoomTown to talk about the latest in hip replacements, knee replacements, and the "holy grail of orthopedics."

Researchers use horse sense to innovate joint therapies

Dr. Cecilia Pascual-Garrido

Researchers are finding potential in stem cell treatment, and a few in Colorado are leading the way. By applying equine medicine and new regenerative therapies, they're looking for the next big remedy for human musculoskeletal disease.

Dr. Provance receives 2015 CADA Distinguished Service Award

Dr. Provance and patient

Aaron Provance, MD, has been named the recipient of the 2015 Colorado Athletic Directors Association (CADA) Distinguished Service Award.

For Dr. Bravman, serendipity, intent turned the cranks

We are all where we are through some combination of serendipity, intent, and drift. In the case of Jonathan Bravman, MD, the serendipity and intent have been pronounced.

Long run to preserve cartilage continues at CU

Cecilia Pascual-Garrido, MD, is an orthopedic surgeon who has spent years studying the wear, tear, and repair of joint cartilage. She's also a competitive marathoner who runs 50 to 80 miles a week.

How stem cells might be used to treat the active individual

Dr. Cecilia Pascual discusses the latest stem cell research and potential future treatments.

Eric McCarty relays family biking-hiking tradition to his sons

Learn how Dr. Eric McCarty has continued a family tradition of an epic 24-hour endurance adventure.

Extreme Sports Medicine Congress to be held in Boulder

Dr. Omer Mei-Dan speaks about the upcoming Extreme Sports Medicine Congress.

Dr. Eric McCarty named top MD in North America

Dr. Eric McCarty tops that 2014 list of the best knee surgeons in North America.

Broncos cheerleaders suffer a season of injuries

Dr. Jonathan Bravman, a sports medicine doctor with University of Colorado Hospital, says "over-use injuries" are very common in cheerleading. They include your basic sprains and strains and even more severe injuries, like stress fractures.

Dinwiddie and Fletcher undergo successful knee surgeries

Colorado men's basketball players Spencer Dinwiddie and Tre'Shaun Fletcher both underwent successful knee surgeries on Monday in Lone Tree.

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