Value of arthroscopic knee surgery questioned in older adults

'The bottom line is that arthroscopy only takes out torn, damaged tissue; it does not put anything back,' expert says.

July 7, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Gardening is therapy

'We're providing an opportunity for our patients to do therapy in a natural setting without them knowing they're in therapy.'

July 5, 2015 0

Teen girls susceptible to overuse sports-related injuries

Track, field hockey and lacrosse linked to repetitive-use problems in young athletes.

July 4, 2015 0

Running for a reason

Jim Trout runs 163 miles across Michigan to help keep kids safe and healthy.

June 30, 2015 2

Rehab possibilities grow

'We are thrilled to be able to see this project get underway because of what it will mean for our patients.'

June 23, 2015 0

Protein keeps older adult muscles strong

Both animal and plant sources of are important for a protein-rich diet.

June 15, 2015 2

Injuries from high heels on the rise

Emergency room visits are on the rise, as are long-term injuries and issues related to the high-steppin' footwear.

June 13, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

‘I’m going to keep enjoying life as long as I can’

Todd Alward shares his ALS journey and inspiring outlook on life and the afterlife.

June 11, 2015 10
PATIENT STORY

A step in the right direction: Treating clubfoot sans surgery

'When I learned about people with clubfoot who are professional athletes, I knew I didn't need to worry about my baby.'

June 3, 2015 0

Dutch get hands-on glimpse into rehabilitation offerings

Medical industry professionals from the Netherlands see new tech and old-fashioned comfort care during a tour.

June 1, 2015 0
PATIENT STORY

Introducing the new Cathy

Home-based therapy helps grandmother reclaim her life after a traumatic car crash.

May 31, 2015 3

Assessing the baseline

Dr. Matt Axtman covers the bases as a West Michigan Whitecaps team doctor.

May 29, 2015 0