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.

Tips to stay active all winter

Dust off your running shoes and don your jacket—a little physicality is the best way to ward off midwinter miseries.

Patient Story

In the footsteps of caregivers

At 13, Sarah Conway lost her leg to cancer. Now a student in college, she's chosen a career in medicine.

Chilled to the bone? 10 tips to relieve joint pain

If winter weather is causing aches and pains, try these tried-and-true suggestions for rapid relief.

Patient Story

‘The sky’s the limit’

Lauren Vegter doesn’t just live with lupus—she soars.

Watch your wintry step

Follow these simple precautions to help you avoid costly falls on slippery walkways.

9 ways to stick with New Year’s resolutions

Harness the power of psychology today to realize your goals tomorrow.

Patient Story

‘Why did I wait?’

After knee replacement surgery, a 59-year-old Michigan woman is finally back to an active life—and free of pain.

Top stories of 2021

Find inspiration in these stories of hope and resilience.

Boots shopping 101

Top 10 tips from a foot doctor to help you pick the right pair for winter.

Snowshoeing or cross-country skiing? Safety first

Know what to expect well before you head out into snowy weather.

Keep workouts hot, even in winter

Indoor fitness routines—and some outdoor, too—can help you stay in shape when the snow flies.

The joy of rest

You need regular breaks in your workout routine so your body can heal, rebuild and grow stronger.