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

‘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.

Itty-bitty goals for a fitter you

Even the smallest changes can spark real gains.

‘We are back’

Amway River Bank Run takes to the streets again.

Patient Story

Back on track

After recovering from a double mastectomy and plantar fasciitis, River Bank Run road warrior Becky Vander Zwaag is eager to race.

Patient Story

‘My best running self’

Sidelined by a stress fracture, River Bank Run road warrior Laura Traxler embraces help from sports medicine specialists.