Cellular Healing

Johnny Huard starts his day with a five-mile run. Like most runners he loves the endorphins. But the knee pain? Not so much. “I feel it today” he says “and I'll feel it tomorrow.” But he isn't just gritting his teeth and... Read More

Slim for Survival

Holli Snyder has always exercised but maintaining an ideal weight was a challenge. Until now. Slim for Survival gave her the tools to reach her weight goal – and stay there. Slim for Survival is a new weight-loss program just for... Read More

The Future of Regenerative Sports Medicine

Imagine what orthopaedic sports medicine could be 10 years from now. What if a person's own stem cells could be injected or combined with exercise to help patients delay or avoid joint replacement - or heal faster-or enable... Read More

Eagle County Super Kid Benji Dantas

As a toddler, Benjamin (Benji) Dantas would scare his poor mother, Kelly, a Vail Valley Medical Center employee, on a daily basis. She'd come down to the kitchen in the mornings only to find Benji on top of the counter having... Read More

High School Athletes to Receive Free Physicals

VAIL CO — Vail Valley Medical Center The Steadman Clinic and Eagle County Paramedic Services will provide free high school pre-participation physicals for all Eagle County student-athletes on Saturday May 14 at Battle Mountain High... Read More

The Ever-Evolving Zika Virus

This article has been reprinted from the Vail Daily's post on February 15 2016 written by Kirsten Dobroth. **See below for additional references. The Zika outbreak in Brazil is the latest health emergency to grab the... Read More

The Heart Of An Emergency

Vail Is Where the Heart Is This is a story about heart—the organ as well as the will of a man the hearts of the first responders who saved this man and the heart of a community who hailed everyone involved as their hometown... Read More

Taking a Hit

Written by Laura Bell this article was first published in VVMC's Vail Health Magazine spring 2016 edition. Free copies are available at newsstands throughout Eagle County. "Raise your hand if you have had a... Read More

Eat Your Colors

Written by Wren Bova this article was first published in VVMC's Vail Health Magazine spring 2016 edition. Free copies are available at newsstands throughout Eagle County. As any home economics instructor will tell you a... Read More

Improve Your Form to Maximize Performance

This article was first published in VVMC's Vail Health Magazine spring 2016 edition. Free copies are available at newsstands throughout Eagle County. Howard Head Sports Medicine's physical therapists Zack Dicristino... Read More