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    • November 5, 2012
    • Dr. Donald Corenman Releases Book on Diagnosing Back Pain

    • According to the American Chiropractic Association, Americans spend fifty billion dollars a year on treating and coping with back pain. Vail, Colorado spine surgeon, Dr. Donald Corenman, offers clinicians an additional resource with his new physical examination book, which offers insight and practical knowledge for lumbar spine disorders and problems of the spine, including diagnosis and treatment.  The physical examination book begins with basic anatomy and physiology of the spine, including im... MORE →
    • October 30, 2012
    • VVMC Appoints New VP of Human Resources

    • Vail Valley Medical Center recently announced the addition of Rick Smith to serve as the senior vice president of human resources. “Rick brings over 30 years of experience and leadership skills to VVMC and has proven to build robust, team-oriented work cultures,” said Doris Kirchner, president and CEO of Vail Valley Medical Center. “As one of the largest employers in Eagle County, we are excited to add Rick to our team and have him lead our extensive HR efforts.” Smith has over three decades of ... MORE →
    • October 21, 2012
    • Vail-Summit Orthopaedics Participates in Community Surgery Day

    • It's the little things, like getting in and out of the shower that make day-to-day life difficult for Tim Render, a resident of Breckenridge dealing with an ACL injury for two years. Saturday, Render was given the unique opportunity to get the surgery completed for free.Peak One Surgery Center held its third annual Community Surgery Day Saturday, where vendors donated supplies while approximately 60 health care professionals volunteered their time to conduct 15 surgeries on the under- or uninsur... MORE →
    • October 18, 2012
    • Dr. Peter Millett Performs Surgery to 2,000 Medical Professionals

    • Dr. Peter Millett, orthopaedic shoulder surgeon and director of shoulder surgery for The Steadman Clinic in Vail, recently traveled to London, England for the 4th International Symposium of Surgical and Biological Treatments in Orthopaedics, Sports Medicine and Distal Extremity Pathologies. During the event, Dr. Millett performed a live surgical demonstration implementing a rotator cuff repair technique that was watched live by close to 2,000 gathered medical professionals from all over the worl... MORE →
    • September 26, 2012
    • Snedeker's Wins Come After Vail Surgery

    • How many career-changing events can you have in one year? Four and counting, if you are professional golf star Brandt Snedeker.Snedeker had hip surgery at the Steadman Clinic in November of 2011, won a PGA tournament 90 days later at Torrey Pines, was named to the U.S. Ryder Cup team early in September, and won the Tour Championship and the FedExCup on Sunday in Atlanta... MORE →
    • September 25, 2012
    • Dr. Peter J. Millett Honored as a Top Doctor by Castle Connolly

    • Dr. Peter J. Millett, orthopedic shoulder surgeon and director of shoulder surgery for The Steadman Clinic in Vail, Colorado, was recently awarded the Castle Connolly Top Doctors™ award. This prestigious honor is the result of a lengthy and thorough selection process that begins with surveys of physicians and healthcare professionals through the U.S.

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    • September 7, 2012
    • Cassat Joins Steadman Clinic

    • The Steadman Clinic, an orthopedic clinic with facilities located in Vail and Frisco, has hired Dr. Michael Cassat to join its specialized team of physicians. Cassat brings a family medicine and primary care sports medicine background to the clinic. He treats patients from all walks of life who present with joint pain, minor ligament injuries, sprains and minor fractures. With a focus on sports-related injuries, chronic overuse injuries, and conditions that occur as the result of sports traini... MORE →
    • September 5, 2012
    • How to Stay Healthy at Altitude

    • Moving on up isn't always so comfortable. High-altitude living can bring about physical stresses, and it's important to assist your body in adjusting to mountain elevations. Pam Westfall is a registered nurse at Vail Valley Medical Center. As an employee health nurse for the center, she offers new hires at VVMC resources for making the altitude adjustment. "Some who have lived at lower elevations may experience a period of physical adjustment to the higher elevation," said Westfall. Here are... MORE →
    • September 3, 2012
    • Gearing Up: Doc Offers Ski and Board Sale Shopping Advice

    • If it happens on snow, you can bet Tom Hackett has tried it.An orthopedic surgeon with Vail's Steadman Clinic, Hackett also serves as physician for the U.S. Snowboard Team and the U.S. Ski Team, and consultant to the Colorado Rockies.It follows that the doctor is himself an athlete. Yes, he skis and snowboards, but Hackett also just completed a swim of the English Channel, sharks and all.So while Labor Day sales of all kinds unfold throughout the retail industry, Hackett is well-positioned to of... MORE →