The Panorama Blog

The Evolution of Joint Replacement: A Doctor’s Perspective 

Posted on June 12, 2024

Joint replacement procedures like hip and knee replacements have undergone significant advancements in recent decades to improve longevity, reduce pain, and enhance surgical precision. We sat down with experienced orthopedic surgeon Dr. Robert Thomas to learn about the major ways this field has progressed during his career.  Improved Materials and Longevity  One of the biggest … read more

The Winning Team: How Physical Therapists and Athletic Trainers Collaborate for Athlete Recovery 

Posted on March 29, 2024

March is National Athletic Training Month, a time to recognize the vital role athletic trainers play in helping athletes prevent, treat and recover from injuries. At Panorama Physical Therapy, we have a deep appreciation for the partnerships our physical therapists forge with athletic trainers to provide comprehensive rehabilitative care for injured athletes.  In conversations with … read more

Beyond the Sidelines: Recognizing the Vital Role of Athletic Trainers 

Posted on March 27, 2024

By Justin Meyer, PT, DPT, Cert. DN.    Justin serves as the physical therapist for the University of Denver Athletics, assisting in the evaluation, treatment, and management of injured athletes. In this role, he provides his expertise in orthopedics, rehabilitation, and preventative medicine, as well as the strong rapport he has cultivated with the Panorama physicians. … read more

Debunking Joint Replacement Myths: Insights from Dr. Shapiro 

Posted on February 28, 2024

Joint pain can be a significant challenge in daily life, leading many individuals to consider joint replacement. However, in this age of misinformation, there are several commons myths that discourage people from a procedure that could save them from decades of pain.  Joint replacement expert, Dr. Joshua Shapiro, sheds light on several myths that often … read more

Hip Arthroscopy – What to Expect

Posted on December 13, 2023

Your doctor may recommend hip arthroscopy if you have hip pain that has not responded to nonsurgical treatments, including rest, physical therapy, medications and injections. Hip arthroscopy is a minimally invasive surgery. This means the entire procedure is completed with only two or three 1 cm incisions. This speeds the recovery time and minimizes any scarring. … read more