Blog Archive

Top Strategies to Treat Tennis Elbow Oct 5th, 2021

  What is Tennis Elbow? Tennis elbow (lateral epicondylitis) is a condition which involves the outer aspect of the elbow, resulting in pain and decreased function. In some cases, microtearing of the tendons that join the forearm muscles on the outside of the elbow does occur. The forearm muscles and...

Medial Collateral Ligament Injuries: A Common Ski Injury to Avoid Oct 2nd, 2021

What is the MCL? The Medial Collateral Ligament (MCL) provides stability to the knee. It is located on the medial (inner) aspect of the knee, spanning from the femur to the tibia.  How does the MCL get injured? MCL tears are commonly a result of a direct blow to the...

ACL Injuries: Q&A with Dr. Catherine Logan Sep 25th, 2021

ACL Injury Q&A with Dr. Catherine Logan What is the ACL, and why is it important? The ACL is an incredibly important ligment in the knee; it provides stability with cutting and pivoting during sports such as soccer, lacrosse and basketball.  What causes ACL injuries? ACL injury can lead to...

Is PRP helpful for hamstrings injuries? Sep 12th, 2021

On Episode 10 of The Sports Docs Podcast, Dr. Logan discusses the April 2020 issue of OJSM and the article Platelet-Rich Plasma Shortens Return to Play in NFL Players With Acute Hamstring Injuries. A quick overview of PRP... PRP is concentrated source of platelets and growth factors, prepared by centrifuging...

Do I need a brace for sports after my ACL injury? Sep 4th, 2021

Since 1983, CTi knee braces have been tested and trusted by recreational and professional sports athletes around the world. Patients who manage their ACL injuries both surgically and non-surgically may benefit from a sport brace to enable full return to sport and recreational activities. Always at the forefront of innovation,...

Episode 8: Dr. Michael Ciccotti of the Rothman Orthopedic Institute on All Things UCL (Part II) Jun 14th, 2021

Welcome back to The Sports Docs Podcast with Dr. Catherine Logan and Dr. Ashley Bassett, where we chat about the most recent developments in sports medicine with experts in the field. In episode 8, we’re going to continue our discussion with Dr. Michael Ciccotti and dive deeper into UCL surgery,...

Episode 7: Dr. Michael Ciccotti of the Rothman Orthopedic Institute on All Things UCL (Part I) Jun 3rd, 2021

On today’s episode we’re focusing on ulnar collateral ligament injuries of the elbow with Dr. Michael Ciccotti, Chief of Sports Medicine at the Rothman Orthopedic Institute and current president of the American Orthopedic Society for Sports Medicine. We have some great articles for you today that really contribute well this...

Episode 6: Dr. Elizabeth Matzkin of Brigham & Women’s Hospital on All Things Meniscus (Part II) May 7th, 2021

Dr. Matzkin specializes in sports medicine, knee and shoulder surgery. She is an attending surgeon and Chief of Women’s Sports Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital . Dr. Matzkin earned her MD from Tulane Medical School. She completed her orthopedic residency at the University of Hawaii and then went on...

Episode 5: Dr. Elizabeth Matzkin of Brigham & Women’s Hospital on All Things Meniscus (Part I) Apr 27th, 2021

Dr. Catherine Logan and Dr. Ashley Bassett sit down with Dr. Elizabeth Matzkin, Assistant Professor at Harvard University, to discuss the evaluation, surgical treatment and rehabilitation of meniscus tears. Dr. Matzkin is the Chief of Women’s Sports Medicine at Brigham and Women’s Hospital. She currently serves as a team physician...

Factors Associated with Knee in Youth Soccer Players Apr 22nd, 2021

Soccer is one of the most popular sports in the world, with its origins tracing back to the second half of the 19th century in the United Kingdom. Widely prevalent in Europe, the sport has also increased in popularity in the United States. A recent study was published in Orthopaedic Journal of Sports Medicine investigating the relationship...

Q&A Interview with Dr. Jared White Apr 5th, 2021

In this Question-and-Answer Interview we get to know Dr. Jared White.Dr. White is one of the founders of Colorado Sports Medicine & Orthopedics and a board-certified, sports medicine fellowship trained orthopedic surgeon with a specialty in knee and shoulder surgery. As a specialized sports medicine trained orthopedic surgeon and a...

How Tracking Your Period Can Lower Your Injury Risk Apr 5th, 2021

Dr. Catherine Logan was featured in Runner’s World’s article, ‘How Tracking Your Period Can Lower Your Injury Risk’. Here is an excerpt from the article, ‘A recent study in Frontiers in Physiology following elite English soccer players found the athletes were almost twice as likely to sustain muscle and tendon...

COVID-19 Related Cardiology for Sports Medicine Physicians Mar 29th, 2021

Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Catherine Logan recently published an article in AOSSM publication. The article provides a guide for physicians working in the sports medicine field to address the needs of athletes returning to sports after recovering for a COVID-19 infection. The article was published in Sports Medicine Update, a journal...

Episode 4: Dr. Mark Price of the New England Patriots on Shoulder Instability in Athletes (Part II‪) Mar 28th, 2021

On today’s episode we’re continuing our discussion on shoulder instability with Dr. Mark Price, Orthopaedic Surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital and Head Team Physician for the New England Patriots. We have 5 great articles which we discuss over two episodes that really contribute well this conversation on how to best...

Episode 3: Dr. Mark Price of the New England Patriots on Shoulder Instability in Athletes (Part I‪) Mar 28th, 2021

Dr. Price specializes in sports medicine, knee and shoulder surgery. He is an attending surgeon at Massachusetts General Hospital and Assistant Professor of Orthopaedic Surgery at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Price earned his MD from Harvard Medical School and PhD in Medical Physics from MIT. He completed the Harvard Combined...

Episode 2: Dr. Mary Mulcahey; Sports in COVID and All Things ACL (Part II‪)‬ Mar 7th, 2021

Episode 2 resumes our discussion with Dr. Mulcahey on all things ACL. On this episode, we chat about management of ACL injuries including graft choice, surgical technique and how we approach and rehab ACL revision surgeries. Dr. Mulcahey is an orthopedic sports medicine surgeon at Tulane University where she serves...

Episode 1: Dr. Mary Mulcahey; Sports in COVID and All Things ACL (Part I‪)‬ Mar 7th, 2021

Episode 1 starts off with a quick discussion on COVID-19 and its impact on sports before moving into our main topic of ACL injuries. We’ll chat about some of the COVID protocols that were put in place to ensure the safety of all our athletes during their seasons, as well...

Dr. Logan featured as the Member in the Spotlight at the latest newsletter for Ruth Jackson... Mar 4th, 2021

Dr. Logan featured as the Member in the Spotlight at the latest newsletter for Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society The latest issue of the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society newsletter featured Dr. Catherine Logan as their Member In the Spotlight. The feature highlighted Dr. Logan’s path to becoming one of the 6%...

Dr. Logan launches The Sports Docs Podcast Mar 1st, 2021

Sports medicine is a constantly evolving field, with hundreds of new articles published each month on the topic. This ever-growing wealth of information can make it challenging to stay updated on the newest approaches and techniques, and to know which data should actually change your practice. Join orthopedic surgeons, Dr....

Harvard Medical School Team Physician Panel Feb 16th, 2021

Dr. Catherine Logan was a recent panelist at the Harvard Medical School Team Physician panel. Dr. Logan was joined by Dr. Mark Price, Team Physician for the New England Patriots, and Dr. Gianmichel Corrado, Head Team Physician for Northeastern University. She spoke to aspiring team physicians about her work on...

Fox31 – How to Prevent Snowboard and Skiing Injuries Feb 9th, 2021

Dr. Catherine Logan was featured on Fox31’s segment to discuss preventing injuries while skiing and snowboarding. In the segment Dr. Catherine Logan shares exercises and tips to try before getting on the slopes. Watch the video here.

Dr. Catherine Logan was recently welcomed as the Grand Rounds speaker at the Harvard Orthopaedic... Feb 5th, 2021

Dr. Catherine Logan was recently welcomed as the Grand Rounds speaker at the Harvard Orthopaedic Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard Sports Medicine Fellows Conference. Dr. Catherine Logan was recently welcomed as the Grand Rounds speaker at the Harvard Orthopaedic Massachusetts General Hospital and the Harvard Sports Medicine Fellows Conference....

Common Tennis Injuries Feb 5th, 2021

Tennis is one of the most popular racket sports, played year-round. Tennis players are susceptible to repetitive, overuse injuries, such as “tennis elbow” as well as shoulder injuries. These injuries occur in both novice, noncompetitive tennis players and in more competitive cohorts. While improper technique or insufficient training may be...

Dr. Logan & Dr. White Speak to the Denver Medical Community about Knee Surgery Jan 25th, 2021

Dr. Logan and Dr. White recently hosted an event to teach Denver area physicians and physical therapists about ACL surgery, meniscal repair, total knee replacement and PRP. This event was a lecture – lab combination and enable these local providers to engage in a hands-on session at the Gemini Mountain...

Dr. Catherine Logan recently published an article in AAOS Now titled, ‘Case Study of Successful... Jan 21st, 2021

Dr. Catherine Logan recently published an article in AAOS Now titled, ‘Case Study of Successful Return to Professional Men’s Lacrosse During the COVID-19 Pandemic’ Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Catherine Logan recently published an article in AAOS, this case study describes the experience of the first successful quarantine bubble championship series in...

Return to Sports After Latarjet Surgery Jan 14th, 2021

Shoulder instability (recurrent dislocations) may be caused from a congenital deformity, recurrent overuse activity, and/or trauma. Surgical stabilization can be done arthroscopically or through an open incision, depending on the damage to the soft tissue (labrum/capsule) and bones (glenoid/humeral head) of the shoulder joint. The Latarjet procedure, also known as a “coracoid...

Q&A with Dr. Catherine Logan Jan 14th, 2021

In this Question and Answer Interview we get to know Dr. Catherine Logan. Dr. Catherine Logan is one of the founders of Colorado Sports Medicine & Orthopedics. She is a sports medicine Orthopaedic Surgeon, as well as a former physical therapist and personal trainer, specializing in complex knee and shoulder...

ACL Tears in Athletes Over 40 Jan 4th, 2021

“Accelerated rehabilitation programs may be more desirable in older athletes to facilitate return to work and family life; however, rehabilitation after ACL reconstruction may be prolonged, and the healing response may be less robust in older patients because of reduced ability to regain muscle strength and increased time needed to...

Dr. Catherine Logan recently published an article in AOSSM title, ‘COVID-19 Related Cardiology... Dec 28th, 2020

Dr. Catherine Logan recently published an article in AOSSM title, ‘COVID-19 Related Cardiology for the Sports Medicine Physician’ Orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Catherine Logan recently published an article in AOSSM which highlight her thoughts and recommendations regarding returning to youth sports in the setting of the COVID-19 pandemic. Here is an...

ACL Tears in the Female Athlete: Q&A with Dr. Catherine Logan Dec 21st, 2020

Are ACL injuries more common in females than males? Yes. The young, female athlete is at a 2 to 8 times higher risk to sustain an anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) injury during their athletic career. Why are females at a higher risk than their male counterparts? Females have an elevated...

Bones (Not Diamonds) Are a Runners Best Friend Dec 13th, 2020

Bone health is paramount for healthy running. But running isn’t always healthy for our bones. Bone density is a measurement of the mineral content in our bones—a way to tell how strong they are. It is true that impact exercises, such as running, are important to help keep our bones...

Snowboard Injury: Prevention & Performance Dec 8th, 2020

Over the past few decades, the sport of snowboarding has quickly become one of the fastest evolving and most popular sports of the winter season. The impressive combination of power, velocity, and technique make this activity appealing to both recreational riders and high-level competitors. As with any athletic endeavor, there...

Video: Physio Pro Lacrosse Seminar Nov 11th, 2020

Dr. Catherine Logan speaks at the Physio Pro Lacrosse Seminar on Lacrosse Injury and Prevention. Dr. Logan discusses how to prevent injuries and how to care for them after they happen. Watch the video here.

Dr. Catherine Logan sat down with Mark Glicini for his podcast, ‘Grateful and full of... Nov 11th, 2020

Dr. Catherine Logan sat down with Mark Glicini for his podcast, ‘Grateful and full of Greatness’ Mark Glicini sits down with the Head League Physician and the Medical Director of the Premier Lacrosse League (PLL). On top of their work with the PLL, Dr. Catherine Logan is a sports medicine...

Dr. Catherine Logan is the proud recipient of the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society 2020 Grant,... Nov 6th, 2020

Dr. Catherine Logan is the proud recipient of the Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society 2020 Grant, Fellowship and Scholarship The Ruth Jackson Orthopaedic Society’s mission is to promote professional development of and for women in orthopaedics throughout all stages of their careers. Dr. Catherine Logan is the proud recipient of the...

Dr. Catherine Logan was recently interviewed on the ‘Prehab Guys’ Podcast. Nov 6th, 2020

Dr. Logan appeared on the Prehab Guys’ Podcast, Episode 37: Medicine, Physical Therapy, and Business’. In this episode, Mike chat’s with Dr. Catherine Logan, MD, MBA, MSPT is a sports medicine Orthopedic Surgeon and writer, as well as a former physical therapist and personal trainer who also happens to hold...

Does strength training prevent injury in marathon runners? A Randomized Study of a Strength... Oct 28th, 2020

Does strength training prevent injury in marathon runners? A Randomized Study of a Strength Training Program to Prevent Injuries in Runners of the NYC Marathon Clinical Question: Does a 12-week strength training program decrease the rate of overuse injuries resulting in non-completion? Does this program also improve race finish time?...

Does PRP help chronic tennis elbow? Efficacy of Platelet-Rich Plasma for Chronic Tennis Elbow... Oct 28th, 2020

Does PRP help chronic tennis elbow? Efficacy of Platelet-Rich Plasma for Chronic Tennis Elbow: A Double-Blind, Prospective, Multi-Center, Randomized Controlled Trial of 230 Patients Clinical Question: What is the clinical value of tendon healing with PRP in patients with chronic tennis elbow? Research Update… Source: AJSM, first published July 2013 Bottom...

The common psychological barriers patients experience after ACL surgery Oct 28th, 2020

Clinical Question: Do psychosocial factors following ACL injury directly influence at individual’s decision to return to sport following ACLR? Research Update… Source: Sports Health, first published August 30, 2019 Bottom Line Psychosocial factors relative to injury are important components of the rehab process. Points to consider While there is no...

Welcome to our new patient focused website! Aug 14th, 2018

Colorado Sports Medicine & Orthopaedics is one of the leading providers for orthopedic care in Denver, CO. COSMO’s mission is to provide comprehensive orthopaedic care. We specialize in shoulder, elbow, hip, knee, and ankle conditions and injuries. Part of accomplishing that mission is ensuring a modern and convenient patient experience....