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All Pain Isn't Created Equal

Pain is defined as an unpleasant sensory and emotional experience to actual or potential tissue damage. This explains the obvious in that pain is uncomfortable but also illustrates that pain involves an emotional response to the... Read More

The Skinny on Skincare

SKIN — IT HOLDS IT ALL TOGETHER. As the body's largest organ and the most exposed skin needs a little TLC if it's going to stay healthy for the long haul. And that's where Jean Liu Urquhart M.D. comes in. Both a board certified... Read More

Decoding Sports Drinks

The perfect sports drink has fluid to keep your blood and muscle cells hydrated carbohydrate for energy plus sodium and potassium so your heart and other muscles work like a fine tuned machine. Who may benefit from a sports drink?... Read More

New 'Ask a Sports Doc' Column Makes its Debut

I have a question for Dr. Cunningham. I am a finish carpenter from Eagle and recently had immediate pain in my knee after simply standing up from a squatting position. There is now sharp pain at times in my knee especially when I rotate... Read More

Hospital Town Collecting Ideas for VVMC Expansion

Vail Valley Medical Center's future includes growth and the hospital and town are getting a handle on what that looks like. Toward that end the hospital and town are hosting a series of public input meetings which began Wednesday.... Read More

The Proof is in the Package

Like anything in life a major surgery is easiest on those who are best prepared. Unfortunately as far as major surgeries go preparedness is a luxury that's usually unavailable. But it doesn't have to be says the team of surgeons at The... Read More

Hospital Site Planning Forum on May 15

Vail Valley Medical Center (VVMC) and the Town of Vail are hosting a site planning forum to allow community members to provide input on future campus development. The event will be on May 15 from 3:30 to 5 p.m. in The Grand View on the... Read More

How to Prevent Overuse Cycling Injuries

As we head into summer here in the high country we at Vail-Summit Orthopaedics like you will start heading out on our bikes. Unlike our friends who live at lower elevations we can not ride outside all year. With a short riding season we... Read More