Sterett to Operate on Vonn Next Week

Within an hour after a roughly 70 mile per hour crash that caused Lindsey Vonn to tear two knee ligaments and fracture part of her tibia the reigning alpine skiing World Cup champion wanted to know how long it would be before she could... Read More

Lindsey Vonn Heading Home Surgery Expected Next Week

American skier Lindsey Vonn will head home for surgery next week after tearing two ligaments in her right knee and breaking a bone in her lower leg in Tuesday's crash at the world championships. Vonn was released from the hospital late... Read More

New Trends in ACL Tears and How to Prevent One

There are 200000 injuries to the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) per year in the United States representing a cost of $3 billion. Three-fourths of all ACL tears are non-contact injuries (think skiing) and typically occur during... Read More

Vail Valley Medical Center Installs New CT Scanner

Vail Valley Medical Center recently announced the installation of a new state-of-the-art CT scanner the Toshiba Aquilion Premium and was the first in the state to install this machine. CT scans on the new machine are completed faster... Read More

Pink Vail Returns March 9

On March 9 Vail Mountain welcomes hundreds of skiers and riders decked out in their finest pink apparel. These everyday athletes will gather in Vail for a one-day on-mountain event to raise awareness and funds in support of Shaw... Read More

A Woman With Mountains to Climb

Of all the world's aerospace engineers Meghan Buchanan loves snowboarding the most. She was laughing smiling and loving the powder on Windows in Vail's Sunup Bowl on Feb. 6 2011 an epic day. “This is what life is about!” Buchanan 38... Read More

Medical Center CEO Talks About Future Plans

Vail Valley Medical Center is poised for some big steps in the near future. Speaking at an annual luncheon Wednesday at the Sonnenalp medical center CEO Doris Kirchner talked about the center's recent achievements and future plans.... Read More