Patient Story

Reining in the pain

Shanna Ruffner's hand pain cost her the ability to barrel race. But after in-office carpal tunnel release surgery, she's en route to resuming life.

Patient Story

‘She has a mission’

Adjusting to life without her right leg, Nicole Campbell shows tenacity and humor. Her goal: to return to the teaching job she loves.

5 ways to push yourself to stay fit

To be successful at a fitness routine, employ a variety of tactics to keep yourself motivated and inspired.

10 exercise tips from a pro

Here are ways to make your fitness commitment last all year.

Sports safety: it’s not just child’s play

Parents—take smart steps to ensure your children stay active and healthy.

Patient Story

A new twist on the house call

An on-demand nursing service sends help to West Michigan patients when they need it most.

Patient Story

A leg up for caregivers

Before taking her mom home after hip surgery, Emily Adamczyk got a confidence boost from a joint replacement class for caregivers.

For fat loss, focus on aerobics first

Cardio will help you drop those extra pounds, our expert says. But don't forget about weight training, too.

Pack the right footwear for summer vacations

The type of holiday you go on will determine the type of shoe you need.

‘Did I hear something pop?’

Using reconstructive knee surgery, a Michigan man overcomes a gruesome injury to run the Boston Marathon.

Heat stroke—the athlete’s summer foe

Coaches, parents and players should all recognize the unique limitations of the human body on hot, humid days.

The unbreakable link

As research on the brain-body connection continues to mount, it adds up to one indisputable fact: Exercise remains essential to cognitive performance.