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sports injuries

Avoid skiing injuries by training now

Preparing in advance can lead to a safer winter on the slopes.

Patient Story

‘I feel energized’

Not long ago, teenager Madisyn Dame would have been too young for hip surgery. Medical advancements have allowed her to undergo two of them—with incredible results.

12 tips to prep you for spring activity

Try these pro moves to spare you from sore muscles, injuries as the weather heats up.

Oh, my aching muscles!

Explore these 5 tried-and-true tips for faster recovery.

A man’s life-saving epiphany

Middle-age guys who want to reclaim their health through diet and exercise should expect the unexpected—but anticipate results, too.

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

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

Back to school means back to sports

An athletic trainer offers her top tips to ensure student athletes avoid injuries.

Nearly all autopsied NFL players show brain disease

No position on the football field seemed to confer protection.

Patient Story

‘A phenomenal relationship’

Grand Rapids Ballet dancers aim to stay strong and on point with a support team of athletic trainers.

Tennis elbow: It’s preventable

Tennis elbow and golfer's elbow are common conditions this time of year, but proper conditioning and technique can stave off both.

Curious? 9 things to know about cupping

World-class athletes have everybody wondering about this ancient technique.

Patient Story

Sideline saviors

Grand Rapids semi-pro soccer team benefits from rapid-response medical help.

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