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.

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.

Patient Story

‘There’s nothing I can’t do’

Shoulder surgery helps an active retiree get back to the life he loves.

Top fitness tips for moms-to-be

Many fitness activities offer tremendous benefits—but it's also important to know which ones to avoid when you're pregnant.