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Diana Koelliker

Medical Moments authored by Diana Koelliker

Hurt knee? Dr. Diana Koelliker’s quick guide on when to, and when not to, push through the pain.

Medical Moments

Diana Koelliker

Dr. Diana Koelliker’s quick guide on when to, and when not to, push through the pain. At the Telluride Regional Medical Center’s Emergency Department we frequently see patients who have injured their knees during sporting activities. Those patients naturally have lots of questions about extent of the injury and recovery time. And, it’s important to … Continued

Should snowboarders wear wrist guards?​

Medical Moments

Diana Koelliker

The answer is absolutely! The top three types of injuries seen among snowboarders in the ER are head injuries/concussions, shoulder injuries and wrist injuries. Although many skiers and snowboarders now wear helmets on the mountain, wrist guards are not as common. Wrist injuries most commonly seen in the ER are sprains and fractures. Studies have … Continued