Dr. Robert F. LaPrade Co-Authors Book Titled The IOC Manual of Sports Injuries
Dr. Robert F. LaPrade orthopedic knee surgeon with The Steadman Clinic in Vail CO and Chief Medical Research Officer for the Steadman Philippon Research Institute has recently co-authored a book titled: The IOC Manual of Sports Injuries: An Illustrated Guide to the Management of Injuries During Physical Activity. Created in collaboration with the Medical Commission of the International Olympic Committee this exciting new book provides an extensive guide to the diagnosis management and continued care of patients with sports injuries. Designed as an easy-to-use manual Dr. LaPrade and his team of writers include more than 500 full-color illustrations and detailed views of various techniques procedures and expertise on the medical care of athletes that is aimed to act as a "go to" reference for primary care and other non-specialist clinicians.
How exercise can help combat fatigue
When hit with a bout of fatigue, it can be tempting to take a nap or give into a day of lounging. Counterintuitive as it may seem, getting up and participating in low- to moderate-intensity exercises when experiencing fatigue has been shown to help boost energy levels and reverse fatigue-related symptoms, according to multiple studies.
Where to Go for Care
When you or someone you love experiences an illness or injury, it’s sometimes hard to know where to go for medical care. The goal is to find the right level of care, at the right time and at the right cost. Distinguishing between primary, urgent and emergency care can make all the difference.
State of the Valley: Eagle County leaders say they’re ‘rowing together’ on staffing, housing, child care challenges
Speakers from hospital, school district, county and Vail Resorts also give audience predictions for 2024