The 2017 Vail Hip Symposium

VAIL, CO--(Marketwired - January 13, 2017) - The Steadman Clinic (TSC) and the Steadman Philippon Research Institute, (SPRI) have joined with host Smith & Nephew to present the 2017 Vail Hip Symposium, a three-day event beginning Thursday, Jan. 12 at the Westin Riverfront Resort & Spa at Beaver Creek.

This annual conference, now in its 12th year, is considered the most innovative event in sports medicine for hip preservation. Dr. Marc J. Philippon, Managing Partner of The Steadman Clinic and Co-Chairman of SPRI and one of the leading hip specialists in the industry, has directed SPRI's efforts in this event since its inception. With the strong global outreach provided by Smith & Nephew, the Vail Hip Symposium has reached over 1,000 physicians and has dedicated hours of presentations regarding the newest and most effective methods in treating and rehabilitating hip-related injuries and illnesses. Doctors presenting at the symposium are among the top 1% of leading hip preservation physician experts in the world.

"SPRI and Smith & Nephew continue to bring some of the finest minds in the field of hip-related orthopaedic surgery to this conference every year," said Philippon. "Together, we can make a significant impact in improving the treatment and rehabilitation of hip injuries. By sharing our findings, we are not only fulfilling our mission of helping people stay active, but are improving the quality of life for countless patients across the country which has lasting benefits for our society and our country. Smith & Nephew is uniquely qualified to be our partner in this important work."

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