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Feb 03 2015

If You Get Hurt While On Vacation In Aspen: Overview of Medical Services

Published by under Aspen News

Should you sustain an injury or need medical services while in Aspen, Colorado, you can rest assure that there is a variety of world-class medical facilities and medical professionals throughout the valley that can quickly get you feeling better. This week our blog team outlines the medical services available in Aspen what you can do to get on the road to recovery.

If you’re injured on the mountain, the first responders you see will probably be the Ski Patrol. They are there to provide safety and assistance in the event of an on-mountain incident. They are professionally trained and offer premier service and care. They will be able to identify your injury and get you some assistance. The Aspen/Snowmass Ski Patrol is one of the most recognized patrols in Colorado. Feel safe, they are the best.

Located just outside of town, Aspen Valley Hospital is the valley's premier medical facility.

Located just outside of town, Aspen Valley Hospital is the valley’s premier medical facility.

Aspen Valley Hospital (AVH), located at 0401 Castle Creek Road (about 1 mile outside of Aspen) is the local hospital. AVH is known as the valley’s premier medical facility and offers the best of both worlds: all the medical expertise of a major metropolitan area combined with the care and personal attention of a small-town hospital. AVH is the first hospital in Colorado to be selected as a member of the Mayo Cline Network. Due to this partnership, physicians in Aspen have Mayo Clinic expertise readily available. The Mayo Clinic is known as a world leader in the latest treatment and research.

AVH is a designated Level III Trauma Center and is designated as a Critical Access Hospital. The hospital is also a fully accredited by The Joint Commission, and has a strong emphasis on orthopedics and sports medicine – as would be expected in a town where skiing and other sports are so popular. Should you sustain an injury while on the mountain, your first stop will probably be at AVH. The hospital provides a wide spectrum of medical services depending on the specific injury. Unless your injury requires a special treatment or surgery, you will probably be treated at AVH. Just like any hospital, it does a number or in-patient and out-patient procedures around the clock, and has an emergency room should the need arise.

Aspen Medical Care has two offices – one in aspen and another in Basalt – and offers three full-time family physicians and a physician assistant who provide medical care. And, with two pediatricians on staff, the offices can provide help for everyone ranging from newborns to grandparents.

Aspen Medical Care started in Aspen in 1997, born from a vision to merge old-fashioned health care with more modern medical services. In 2009, Aspen Medical Care moved to its present location at 101 Founders Place, Suite #109, located at Obermeyer Place. The Basalt Office is at 204 Basalt Center Circle in Basalt. Both facilities offer an array of services. Both offices have a friendly and welcoming front and back staff and strive to do everything in their power to make their patients feel comfortable. The two offices also share electronic medical records so patients can choose between either office with the greatest of ease.

If you sustain an injury or need medical attention while in Aspen, don't worry! There's plenty of trustworthy professionals to choose from.

If you sustain an injury or need medical attention while in Aspen, don’t worry! There’s plenty of trustworthy professionals to choose from.

Should you become ill or suffer any other ailment that does not require immediate emergency attention, you can contact Aspen Medical Care. Their staff can assess your medical situation and advise you if you should go to the hospital. They can also prescribe medications and other basic medical services. If you need immediate emergency assistance, always call 9-1-1 or proceed to Aspen Valley Hospital. For almost everything else, take a closer look at Aspen Medical Care.

Aspen Sports Medicine, located at 616 E. Hyman Avenue, is a world-class sports medicine clinic that has a hands-on approach and an experienced staff. Physical therapists, chiropractors and person trainers offer a number of therapy techniques to get you better, faster. Located near the base of Aspen Mountain, the clinic is open to both resident and visitors, and works closely with are orthopedic medical groups.

Aspen Sports Medicine is an internationally recognized sports medicine clinic with a small mountain town feel. World-class athletes, influential leaders, and Aspen locals alike converge here for the “hands-on” approach of an experienced staff. With more than 60-plus years of combined experience in the field, Aspen Sports Medicine is suited to handle a full range of medical conditions ranging from acute sports injuries to chronic repetitive stress injuries. Should you need rehabilitation services while in Aspen, one of your choices will be Aspen Sports Medicine. Rest assured that they offer the highest standards of professional attention, and welcome your trust in their care.

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Jan 28 2015

Aspen Highlands: Everything You Need To Know About The Mountain

Published by under Outdoor Activities

Locals call Aspen Highlands their favorite. Rising 3,635 vertical feet, Aspen Highlands offers some of the most challenging skiing in North America. Ski and ride Highlands Bowl with locals as you work on your technique and explore new terrain.  It’s a competely unique experience, and one that every skier should experience. Located only a few minutes outside of Aspen, Highlands is different than Aspen Mountain in many different ways. This week, our blog team takes a closer look at Aspen Highlands from a local’s perspective. What makes it so special? Continue Reading »

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Jan 20 2015

Everything You Need To Plan for the 2015 Food & Wine Classic

Published by under Aspen Events

The Food & Wine Classic in Aspen is one of the most popular summer events in town, and tickets and lodging often sell out months before the culinary weekend takes place every June. The 2015 event again promises to showcase world-class chefs, epicurean insiders and wine experts to Aspen over an amazing three days of demonstrations, panel discussions and wine tastings from June 19-21. This week, our blog team takes a closer look at everything you need to know for Food & Wine weekend, including information on passes and lodging. Continue Reading »

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Jan 14 2015

Snowmass Mountain Offers Variety – Everything You Need to Know

Published by under Outdoor Activities

Snowmass is widely known as one of the premier ski areas in the world due to its wide open ski runs that are groomed for cruising. It’s relaxing, family friendly atmosphere offers fun for kids and family close to Aspen. Combined with its excellent Ski School of Aspen Snowmass, Snowmass Mountain is consistently rated one of the best family ski areas in North America. Continue Reading »

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Jan 06 2015

Belly Up Aspen Brings Big Music to Town

Published by under Aspen News

Since 2005, the Belly Up Aspen has been the premier live music venue in downtown Aspen, offering up more than 300 live concerts a year ranging from up-and-comers to music industry icons.

The Belly Up Aspen is definitely a venue, and an experience, that you don't want to miss when you come to town.

The Belly Up Aspen is definitely a venue, and an experience, that you don’t want to miss when you come to town.

Located in downtown Aspen at 450 S. Galena Street, the downstairs venue seats around 450 people. Tickets can be purchased online or at the box office. The Belly Up Aspen box office is open from noon until the end of show, and the Belly Up is typically open 7 days a week. (If there is not a show, the box office will close at 6 p.m.)

This week, our blog team sits down with Frias Properties group sales manager Lisa Jennings to discuss the allure of the Belly Up. Lisa attends numerous shows at the Belly Up, and has some great experiences to share. Below, she gives us the lowdown on Aspen’s music Mecca. Here we go!

Q: Do you remember the first time you went to the Belly Up Aspen? What was that like?

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