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‘It’s like a pebble in your shoe’

After Madalin Wixson suffered a sports injury, doctors discovered a bone tumor. After surgery, she's back to playing sports pain-free.

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Your top stories of 2018

From miracles to mysteries, you loved these best of the best Health Beat stories.

Adding form to fitness

Slow, methodical ballet moves are fast becoming a popular new approach to physical activity.

10 healthy tips for the new year

Make 2019 your year of good health.

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His and hers physical therapy

When octogenarians John and Judy Lukassen needed physical therapy, they became cheerleaders for one another.

Revolutionize your treadmill routine

Try these 6 tips to keep your workout from getting lame.

Resolve to de-stress

Here are ways to get a grip on stress today and into the new year.

Break a sweat over the holidays, but do it safely

Before you take off to run the jingle bell race, make sure you take appropriate injury prevention steps.

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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.

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‘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.

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