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orthopedics

Don’t hate the change

With the arrival of a new football season, health and wellness should be top of mind—even in the most bone-jarring of sports.

Patient Story

No longer looking back

12-year-old Izzabell Frederiksen gets the news she's been waiting for: Her back surgery is a success.

Patient Story

‘You just have to do it’

After battling chronic hip pain, Jon VanEizenga's hip replacement surgery gave him back his active life.

Can dropping weight save your knees?

Loss was tied to less joint degeneration in study, but skeptics remain.

Knee surgery success not determined by weight

Results are similar after procedure to repair meniscus in normal, overweight and obese people.

Which high school sport has the most concussions?

Girls' soccer had rates that exceeded boys' football.

Patient Story

Less pain, more gain

Spectrum Health athletic trainers help large companies cut down on work-related injuries, boosting productivity and profits.

Snap, crackle and pop?

Joint noises may be irritating, but they're typically normal, docs say.

Is your recliner hurting you?

Choose one that supports your lower back—and don’t forget to get up and move.