One of 500 practices in the nation to participate in the comprehensive primary care initiative through the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Yampa Valley Medical Associates in Steamboat Springs has chosen to focus on diabetes.
Orthopedic surgeon Dr. Bryan Bomberg said hip arthroscopy has emerged as the most effective way to treat a painful condition called femoroacetabular impingement
The very word “massage” conveys a feeling of relaxation, but this ancient healing art often transcends the pampering to focus on pain relief and other physical benefits.
Think about saving a life. Maybe you envision kneeling over a person, using the vigorous chest compressions of CPR. Or perhaps you picture an emergency medical team urgently treating a patient.
It’s time to think pink. All across the country, bright pink ribbons are reminding us that October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Martha “Sam” Van Horn, clad in a Yampa Valley Medical Center pulmonary rehab T-shirt and pushing a cart-full of oxygen canisters, was pumping her fist in pride as she completed a Steamboat Springs 5-kilometer walk in June.
Starting a discussion can lead to important treatment
Bladder leakage, also called urinary incontinence, is a health issue that some people are too embarrassed to discuss. Yet by staying silent, many people simply live with the condition, unaware that there are treatment options.
Watch out for ticks on yourself and your pets. Ticks can carry diseases including Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and they're starting to show up in Routt County as the weather gets warmer.
Hospital offers books, journals and assistance
We all have heard many references to “Steamboat’s best-kept secret,” a phrase that has been used to describe various restaurants, retail businesses and services. While it’s always nice to discover delicious cuisine or a new shopping experience, I’d like to tell you about another secret that could truly enhance your life. For free.
Yampa Valley Medical Center’s focus on Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March brings a flood of memories and emotions to the McKelvie family. You see, we take this disease very personally.