Stress fractures caused in a bike accident are tiny cracks in a weight-bearing bone that usually develop in the shins, feet, hips or thighs. More than half of stress fractures that patients develop are in the lower legs and feet, reports EXOS Knowledge.
Because the bone fissures are so small, they usually won’t show up on x-rays. Instead, doctors will have to utilize different diagnostic testing such as:
bone density scans. [...]
From Bicycle Retailer BOULDER, Colo. (BRAIN) — PeopleForBikes says President Trump’s 2018 proposed budget is not good for bicycling. The group said the budget proposes to cut overall funding for the Department of the Interior by 5.3 percent and the Department of Transportation by 16 percent. “If approved, this budget will cut funding for bikeRead More [...]
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Jefferson County Open Space
On February 23rd, our partners at Wheat Ridge Cyclery hosted the 2016 Friends Of kickoff party and Jefferson County Open Space (JCOS) Celebration. With approximately 120 people in attendance, the evening was a huge success. Gil McCormick opened the evening with celebration of the JCOS staff who have been key players in both flood recovery efforts and in furthering [...]
Track racing, BMX, single track, Elephant Rock, gran fondo, town hall meeting and so much more this weekend. Take your sunscreen. Read more [...]
Much work has been done on the Buffalo Creek Trail System in the past few years, including three new trail builds: Blackjack, Raspberry Ridge, and Little Scraggy East. The Buffalo Creek Trails are considered one of the top 3 trail systems in the country – but more effort is needed to keep them on the podium! I regularly receive questions and feedback regarding current and fu [...]
From ProVelo Passion Photo caption: Gage Hecht takes up the chase at Superior Morgul Opportunistic. In bike racing it means putting yourself out there. Being resourceful. Making your own luck. It’s a tactic that can win bike races. An opportunistic style of racing is also a fun way to compete, especially when it leads toRead More [...]
Road rash is a common injury associated with bicycle accidents and motorcycle accidents on Colorado roadways, although it is possible to sustain road rash injuries from other types of accidents as well. It occurs when the skin scrapes against the pavement or other rough surface.
Road rash is measured in degrees, much like burns, and the more serious the road rash injury is, the more likely you will need extensive medical intervention. If you experience first-degree, or minor road rash, you will [...]
A fractured vertebrae can result in lost time at work, extensive medical bills and ongoing pain and disability.
If you’ve suffered broken vertebrae after a bicycle accident in Denver you may be concerned about your recovery time, how you’re going to pay your bills, and when you’ll be able to return to work. [...]
Have you suffered facial injuries in a bicycle accident in Colorado and have pain or swelling in your nose, seek medical attention?
Common injuries in bicycle accidents include a broken nose, which means that you have a crack or break in the bone that covers the bridge of your nose or cartilage. [...]
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