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

‘I wanted to live’

After surviving some of the worst injuries trauma doctors have ever seen, Kim DeWind intends to "live life a little fuller."

Patient Story

‘I do everything now’

After doctors installed a small device in his spine, Don Ferris is enjoying a life without back pain—for the first time in years.

The heal-better diet

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

Getting older? Keep on movin’

As you age, an active lifestyle is more important than ever.

Excessive heat can be a killer

Here's what athletes (and even non-athletes) need to know about heat illness during the most sweltering of days.

The pickleball attraction

Here are the Top 4 reasons this sport is becoming popular among those ages 50 and older.

Working from home? Shape a proper office

Avoid aches and strains by scheduling regular breaks and outfitting your workspace with the right equipment.

A flop for feet

As the weather warms, flip-flops begin to reclaim their summer ubiquity. But are they really the smart choice for footwear?

Back on her feet

Minimally invasive surgery helps Udona Love, 46, return to her favorite pastime—playing with grandkids.

Patient Story

Therapy on the slopes

When Kyle Kelly injured his knee, he made no plans to slow down. With help from his physical therapist, he set out for a world record.

A just-in-time recovery

After tearing his Achilles tendon, Benjaman Bennetts has minimally invasive surgery to ensure he's ready for his wedding dance.

Lace up your walking shoes

The right gear, the right knowledge—and the right routine—can help strengthen your commitment to fitness.