Breckenridge, CO Area Back Surgeon and Neck Pain Doctor
The historic town of Breckenridge, Colorado is home to both full-time and seasonal residents. Many residents own a mountain home/cabin and visit throughout the year to take advantage of the gorgeous ski resort and the beautiful summer weather. Summers in the town attract a number of recreational athletes involved in hiking, mountain biking, white water rafting and fly-fishing. Unfortunately, certain residents of Breckenridge may experience an injury to the back or neck while engaging in athletic activities. If an injury does occur, Dr. Donald Corenman, back surgeon and neck pain doctor, is available to treat the injury at his practice in the world renowned Steadman Clinic.
Neck Specialist and Back Doctor Specializing in Spinal Injuries found in Breckenridge, CO Skiers and Snowboarders
Breckenridge, Colorado is home to world-class skiing with five large peaks spanning almost 3,000 acres. Skiers and snowboarders of all levels can enjoy the freshly groomed trails throughout the snowy winter months. Breckenridge also draws in up and coming freestyle winter athletes, as well as seasoned experts, with four award winning terrain parks and a 22’ superpipe.
Winter athletes involved in skiing and snowboarding, especially those involved in terrain parks, are placed at an increased risk of a back or neck injury. Terrain park athletes are at an even higher risk since they utilize jumps, ramps, fun boxes, pipes and other terrain features. Some of the most common injuries associated with these winter sports include spinal injuries. Common injuries to the spine include muscle strains and sprains, spine fractures and spine dislocations.
Orthopedic Spine Specialist Treating Summer Athletes of Breckenridge, CO
Summer months in Breckenridge, Colorado attract outdoor recreational athletes who enjoy fly fishing, hiking, trail running, mountain biking and white water rafting. Mountain biking athletes often visit popular trails such as the Peaks trail, which connects Breckenridge, Frisco and the Flume Loops. Numerous running and biking races are held in the local area during the warmer months.
Just like winter athletes, summer athletes living or visiting Breckenridge are prone to spinal injuries. Back and neck injuries associated with hiking, trail running and biking include herniated discs, spine fractures and dislocations, spinal cord injuries and muscle strains and sprains.
Dr. Donald Corenman, back surgeon and neck pain doctor, specializes in these treatments and conditions:
- Spine instability
- Cervical spine deformity
- Isthmic spondylolisthesis
- Cervical laminoplasty
- Transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF)
- Failed spine surgery correction
- Minimally invasive lumbar fusion
Residents of Breckenridge, Colorado who have experienced a spinal injury that causes back pain or neck pain are encouraged to contact the office of Dr. Donald Corenman, back surgeon and neck pain doctor.