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Opening Day

October brought my favorite day of the year: Opening day of the North American ski season! I’ve improved significantly in my skiing over the last year here in Colorado, but I am still fresh enough that I get giddy about getting on the mountain as often as...

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Leadville Race Report

At Eagle-Summit Foot & Ankle, we are in the heart of ultra-running country. I run with a weekly group that regularly has competitive racers present. One runner, who happens to lead the group, came out to Colorado just to train to become a professional...

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My Dancing Shoes

Dancing on stage in front of over 800 people was not something I thought I’d ever do, but on July 18, 2017 I had the privilege of being one of the featured locals in the Vail Valley Foundation’s YouthPower365 Star Dancing Gala. This fantastic event is the primary...

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Peripheral Neuropathy

Peripheral neuropathy is a condition that develops as a result of damage to the peripheral nervous system, the vast communication network that transmits information between the central nervous system (your brain and spinal column) and every other part of your body....

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Osteochondral Repair

In people who have cartilage lesions of their ankle, there has not always been good, viable treatment plans. For years, physicians did not look at the severity of these lesions and appreciate the long-term clinical problems they pose. Cartilage lesions, left...

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20 Years of Change

This July marks twenty years that I have been in practice in Colorado. Countless changes have taken place in our practice, and in medicine, over the years. Many of these changes have entailed improvements in technology, diagnostic imaging, and surgical instruments....

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Heel Fractures

One of the most debilitating conditions we treat at Eagle-Summit Foot & Ankle is the heel fracture. These high-energy injuries—most often sustained due to falls from heights—can lead to arthritis of the rearfoot and ankle almost no matter what we do to fix it....

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