Howard Head Sports Medicine

Howard Head Therapist

Howard Head Sports Medicine™ is dedicated to helping patients rebuild and return them to the things they love to do. Our patients benefit from innovative physical therapy techniques, state-of-the-art equipment and highly gifted and educated physical therapists.

To schedule an appointment at one of our nine locations, please call (970) 476-1225 or complete an online appointment request.

HHSM has been proudly serving Eagle County and beyond since 1990 when Howard Head, world-renowned for forever changing skiing and racquet sports, and his wife, Martha Head, made a generous donation to open Howard Head Physical Therapy Clinic at Vail Valley Medical Center. Soon thereafter, the clinic began developing extensive therapy protocols for rehabilitation, setting new standards for research and innovation in the physical therapy field worldwide. Today, HHSM serves Eagle, Summit and the surrounding counties, as well as visitors from around the world who trust Vail as a center of orthopaedic excellence.

Howard Head therapists treat:

  • Neck and back pain
  • Knee, shoulder and hip injuries
  • Foot and ankle pain/disorders
  • Hand, wrist and elbow injuries/syndromes
  • Acute sports injuries
  • Degenerative joint disease/arthritis
  • Chronic pain/tendonitis

We specialize in:

  • Active Release Technique
  • Aquatic therapy
  • Hand therapy
  • Manual therapy
  • Oncology therapy
  • Pilates
  • Post-operative therapy
  • Return-to-sport training
  • Sports therapy
  • Trigger Point Dry Needling
  • Women's health
  • Workers' compensation injuries

Howard Head Sports Medicine is a Sports Trauma and Overuse Prevention (STOP) campaign partner. We are committed to raising awareness and providing education on injury reduction, particularly among children, because we believe that  playing safe and smart can enhance and extend a child's athletic career, improve teamwork, reduce obesity rates and create a lifelong love of exercise and healthy activity.

Howard Head Sports Medicine is a service of Vail Valley Medical Center. To make an appointment at one of Howard Head's clinics or with a physical therapist, call (970) 476-1225 or email howard.head@vvmc.com.

Howard Head Sports Medicine™ is an official medical provider for the U.S. Ski, Freeskiing, and Snowboarding teams.

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