Patient Story

The hundred-mile journey

After a dozen foot surgeries and a decade-long battle with a pressure ulcer, a Michigan woman undergoes one last surgery and lands on her feet.

Patient Story

‘They knew what worked’

After a fall from a 16-foot ladder, physical therapy is helping Carl Prowant get his elbow back into commission.

When it comes to kids sports—diversification is best

If a child participates in one sport, they're only working certain muscle groups, and by using the same movement patterns, kids are at risk of overuse injuries.

Avoid suitcase strain this holiday season

Prevent injuries by packing lightly, using sturdy luggage with wheels and handles, and using good form when carrying or lifting bags.

Patient Story

‘They really bent over backwards to help me’

When wrist pain afflicted 97-year-old World War II veteran Norius Crisan, he found quick relief.

Get your workout mojo back

The best time to start? Yesterday. The second-best time? Today.

Mysteries of the Achilles

Can the longest and strongest tendon in the body predict blocked heart arteries?

Avoid skiing injuries by training now

Preparing in advance can lead to a safe winter on the slopes.

Patient Story

‘I felt and heard a big pop’

Hope College running back Mike Miklusicak suffered two severe knee injuries. After two surgeries, he's back toting the rock and scoring touchdowns.

Patient Story

‘In God’s hands’

A deer collided into his motorcycle, throwing Ken Pierce to the pavement and breaking his ribs. An innovative 'rib plating' surgery offered a quicker recovery with less pain.

5 strength-training mistakes to avoid

The ultimate benefit is greater independence throughout your life.

Patient Story

‘I was just crushed’

Fearing an elbow injury would ice his college hockey career, Chad McDonald underwent Tommy John surgery. He has now landed a spot with the pros.