4 Best Exercises You Can Do For Strong Bones


Dr. Halbrecht was featured in the December 27, 2016 Prevention article: 4 Best Exercises You Can Do For Strong Bones   If you want to stay healthy as you get older, you already know that exercise is key. And when it comes to bone health, this is particularly true. However, what you may not realize is […]

Cell Therapy Treatment for Natural Healing


Dr. Halbrecht appeared on the Live Fit Lean Podcast on December 7, 2016 Live Fit Lean Podcast: EP 101 Cell Therapy Treatment for Natural Healing with Dr. Joanne Halbrecht (AUDIO) EP 101 Cell TherapyTreatment for Natural Healing with Dr. Joanne Halbrecht (AUDIO). In this episode, Dr. Joanne Halbrecht shares with us the amazing results she has had through […]

Stem Cell Therapy: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Dr. Halbrecht was featured in the November 18, 2016 Real Clear Life article Stem Cell Therapy: Here’s Everything You Need to Know   When you hear or see the term “stem cell therapy,” you might get flashbacks to political debates featuring men like George W. Bush and John Kerry discussing whether it should be legal to use human […]

Alternatives to Orthopedic Surgery


Dr. Halbrecht was featured on the January 9, 2017 Late Night Health Radio Show: Alternatives to Orthopedic Surgery   Joanne Halbrecht, MD joins Mark Alyn on the Late Night Health Show to talk about alternatives to orthopedic surgery. Dr. Halbrecht is a board certified orthopedic surgeon from Boulder Colorado. Dr. Habrecht discusses hip replacement surgery in […]

Four Ways to Make Sure You Never Have to Get a Hip Replacement


Dr. Halbrecht was featured in the November 8, 2016 Prevention article: Four Ways to Make Sure You Never Have to Get a Hip Replacement   Considering the big jump in the number of hip replacements performed each year—according to the National Center for Health Statistics, the amount of procedures more than doubled over the last […]

Operation Walk USA | Restoring mobility. Giving hope.

Dr. Halbrecht attended a fundraiser for Operation Walk. Founded by Dr. Larry Dorr, Operation Walk assembled teams of doctors, nurses and physical therapists to perform free total joint replacements for those in need (www.opwalkusa.com).Pictured from left to right are Dr. Vangsness, Chief of Sports Medicine at USC, Dr. Halbrecht and Dr. Dorr.

Staying Updated in Knowledge and Expertise

In September 2016, Dr. Halbrecht attended the prestigious International Cartilage Repair Society meeting in Sorrento, Italy along with many of the world’s leading researchers in stem cell therapy. She had the opportunity to attend talks where landmark studies on stem cells were presented. One study showed that for osteoarthritis, successful results were achieved regardless of […]

Less isn’t always more. A look at “barely there” running shoes and their impact on bones in the foot.


In an article titled “Study: Vibram FiveFingers Lead to Greater Risk of Foot Bone Injury” published in Runner’s World in February 2013, researchers concluded that running in “barely there” shoes cause an increase in stress reactions and fractures in the foot.  The study, originally published in Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise, was conducted […]