Spine Surgeon and Back Specialist for Highlands Ranch, CO Residents
Located 12 miles south of the bustling city of Denver, Highlands Ranch, Colorado is a growing community full of active and healthy residents. Many residents of this suburb love to visit the numerous ski resorts in the surrounding areas during the winter months, and Denver’s many parks and recreational areas in the summer. Dr. Donald Corenman, spine surgeon and back specialist, is available to treat a wide number of cervical and lumbar spine injuries in Highlands Ranch residents at his nearby office location.
Neck Doctor and Back Pain Doctor Specializing in High School Sports Injuries to the Spine in Highlands Ranch, CO Athletes
Highlands Ranch, Colorado high school students have a number of public and private schools to attend, many of which offer popular sports programs. With a variety of sports available in the fall, winter and spring months, certain students will experience a sports injury involving the spine during the school year.
The most common injuries associated with the neck and back in high school athletes are muscle strains and sprains, cervical spine fractures and dislocations and whiplash. Football continues to be one of the leading high-energy sports that places young players at risk for cervical spine injuries, especially lineman and defensive players.
Spine Specialist Treating Highlands Ranch, CO Athletes
As a suburb of Denver, residents of Highlands Ranch, Colorado have the ability to visit numerous parks and recreational areas offered by the larger city in order to participate in organized sports and other recreational sporting activities. Residents also have the ability to visit one of the many surrounding ski resorts to engage in on-mountain athletic activities.
In winter athletes, the neck and back are commonly injured during a fall on ice or hard-packed snow. The most common spinal injuries include a herniated disc, ruptured disc, spine fracture and spine dislocation, as well as surrounding muscle strains and sprains.
During the summer months, some residents may experience neck or back pain associated with the cervical or lumbar spine. If an injury to the spine occurs during any recreational activity, it is highly recommended the resident contact a spine specialist at the time of injury and onset of symptoms so a treatment plan can be prescribed.
Dr. Corenman, spine surgeon and back specialist, specializes in:
- Facet disease
- Isthmic spondylolisthesis
- Spinal cord injuries
- Thoraco-lumbar spine fractures
- X-stop procedure
- Failed spine surgery correction
- Lumbar microdiscectomy
Dr. Donald Corenman, spine surgeon and back specialist, is available to diagnose and treat a wide number of injuries to the neck and back in residents of Highlands Ranch, Colorado.