Health News & Events

As Aspen Orthopedic Specialists' patients, we want you to hear it first! Please learn more about our recent news and events through the articles below. 

  • 03/30/2021
    Fellowship-trained sports medicine surgeon Dr. Justin Peterson was recently published in an international medical journal, the Journal of Shoulder and Elbow Surgery. The published article, entitled “The Modern Use of the Extended Humeral Head (Cuff…
  • 01/08/2021
    Don’t let winter or the pandemic keep you from keeping up with exercise. There are a number of easy exercises you can do from home to strengthen your joints, get your muscles loose and toned, and keep your heart healthy. These are simple, easy…
  • 11/16/2020
    Maintaining a healthy weight and activity level keeps your muscles strong and can delay joint replacement. But how do you help your arthritis when it hurts to work out? Our experts say that focusing on low-impact exercise options can help keep the…
  • 11/16/2020
    If you’re among the many mountain bikers and cyclists looking to ride out the COVID-19 pandemic while staying healthy, active, safe, and working on your joint health, then our expert cycling guidelines should help you avoid a variety of…
  • 11/16/2020
    Bone, joint, and muscle specialists devote their practices to helping patients who experience joint problems. They have a comprehensive understanding of how your joints work and what causes joint pain, and they can provide a precise diagnosis as…
  • 09/23/2020
    Dr. Justin Peterson was featured on Fox 6 news to discuss athletes returning to practice and how they can stay healthy.   Check it out below!
  • 09/18/2020
    As fall sports move forward under COVID-19 restrictions, the sports medicine specialists at Aspen Orthopedic Specialists offer guidance to help keep athletes safe and healthy. Parents and athletes seeking expert bone, joint and muscle care are…
  • 09/09/2020
    Sciatica is the result of a protruding or herniated disc in your spine. The out-of-place disc puts pressure on the nerves in your lower spine, resulting in mild to severe pain in the lower extremity. Typically, sciatica occurs in individuals ages 30…
  • 09/09/2020
    Whiplash is a neck strain injury often associated with car accidents, but it can also occur in contact sports, such as football. The impact or blow causes the head to quickly jerk forward or backward, resulting in stretched or torn muscles and…
  • 09/09/2020
    Due to the wear-and-tear effects of aging, our spines can change over the years. One of these changes that can occur is the narrowing of the spinal canal, which is a condition referred to as spinal stenosis. This results in pressure on the spinal…