Orthopedics

Without bones, muscles and joints, our bodies have no shape. Support your structure, build strength and bend deep, with news and knowledge to keep you on the move.

Patient Story

The road home

After a long rehabilitation from pancreas and kidney troubles, a Michigan man is eager for a return to normal.

Her mission: Keep seniors fall-free

Injuries caused by slips and trips are almost epidemic among older adults, and they are 'absolutely not a natural part of aging.'

Making the leap

Ready to step up your running game? A sports medicine physician has tips to help you meet your new goal.

Patient Story

A painful pop

When a 14-year-old injured her knee playing softball, surgery and physical therapy helped her on the path back to playing sports.

Fuel your run

Want to boost your performance and recovery? Avoid these Top 5 nutrition mistakes.

The heal-better diet

On the mend after injury or surgery? The right foods—and sometimes a few supplements—can hasten your recovery.

Arthritis: Not an endgame for exercise

A sports medicine doctor shares his top tips for managing the condition and staying active.

4 things to know about backpacks

Make back-to-school shopping a breeze with these expert tips and tricks.

Ready, set, ride

Interested in riding in the MSU Gran Fondo? Here are tips from an athletic trainer and seasoned cyclist.

Shake up your running routine

Training for a race? Follow these 5 tips to prevent boredom and make your exercise more effective.

Patient Story

‘Such a fire inside of him’

When life as Lucas Smith knew it ground to a halt due to an aortic dissection, it took a steady effort to start it up again.

Patient Story

The amazing brothers Blain

Daxton, 2, and Sawyer, 4, battle a rare genetic disease with a team of specialists and the calming power of music.