Success Stories

Vail Integrative Medical Group is a nationally renowned clinic specializing in a comprehensive 'team' approach to sports and spinal injuries. Our doctors, therapists and staff are recognized specialists in these fields and have extensive knowledge and experience. We are considered both a pioneer and leader by combining the best from individual disciplines to work collaboratively in the treatment and rehabilitation of injuries while promoting prevention and even wellness. Below are just a sample of what some of our patients are saying. If you'd like to leave a testimonial of your own, please feel free to do so here.

What Folks Are Saying about Dr. Joel Dekanich

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Dr. Joel, 'Preciate your dedication to your craft and incredible expertise. Thanks for all your efforts in keeping us on the field! Couldn't do it without you!

Larry Fitzgerald, Airzona Cardinals

Dear Dr. Joel,
A quick note to you to tell you how much I appreciate your attention while we were in Vail at Christmas time. Your treatment resulted in great quantities of relief and made our visit to Vail, and later to Sun Valley, comfortable and enjoyable. Now we are back in sunny warm Florida missing your rarefied air, sun and snow. Thanks again for your help. See you on our next visit.

Best Regards,


Dr. Robert Hunter, Jr.

Dr. Joel and his team have helped me get back to my athletic lifestyle. The entire wrap-around concept of treatment I received was exactly what I needed. It is so refreshing to come across a professional medical practice that takes the time to listen to YOU the patient and exude a sense of truly caring about you as an individual.

From the moment I walked in the door and the warm and welcoming greeting from the office staff, I knew I was in an medical office that REALLY CARES about YOU as an Individual.

Thank you VIMG!


:Patti K

Dr. Joel & Crew,
Just wanted to say a great big thanks for helping me get my "muscles" back!...and for everything you have done for me--I feel great!


Natalie S.

Dear Dr. Sterett,
It has been a little over a year since my knee (right) surgery and wanted to thank you for the work you have done. If you recall, I had complained about my left knee as well. Hiking down hill, I got sharp pains in the outside area of the knee. You had prescribed PT rather than surgery, which I gave a full try, however not a huge success for me. I had almost lost hope...

I want to mention to you a more recent success I have had with the Vail Integrative Medical Group offices. Joel Dekanich, DC, EMT, DACBSP, CSCS has been a tremendous help and given me back a ton of hope! With his chiropractic and muscle-release procedures I have felt the most stable walking down stairs and have many hikes pain-free. As for my results with them, I honestly could not believe it. I am still working on building up to longer and bigger hikes, however even this breakthrough I thought was worth mentioning to you. I cannot stress enough what a huge relief it was for me to give them a try and see what immediate results I felt.

Again, thanks.


Linda L.