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.

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.

Powdered supplement? Be cautious

There’s no proven benefit to dry scooping—so don't try it, doctors say.

Enjoy sports at any age—safely

Adult sports are great exercise and loads of fun, but take proper precautions to lower the risk of injury.

Plan to rake? Don’t fall into trouble

With these helpful tips, you can avoid the major aches and pains suffered by scores of yard warriors every autumn.

Patient Story

The road home

After a long rehabilitation from pancreas and kidney troubles, a Michigan man is eager for a return to normal.