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sports medicine

The single-sport scourge

Nearly 3 in 4 young athletes specialize in just one sport as early as age 7, upping their risk of burnout and injury.

Break a sweat over the holidays, but do it safely

Before you take off to run the jingle bell race, make sure you take appropriate injury prevention steps.

Patient Story

‘I felt and heard a big pop’

Hope College running back Mike Miklusicak suffered two severe knee injuries. After two surgeries, he's back toting the rock and scoring touchdowns.

Patient Story

‘I was just crushed’

Fearing an elbow injury would ice his college hockey career, Chad McDonald underwent Tommy John surgery. He has now landed a spot with the pros.

Oh, my aching muscles!

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

Patient Story

‘Not the end of the world’

A young athlete overcomes an ACL tear with the help of a forward-thinking doctor and a relatively new treatment.

What comes first: warm-up or stretching?

Minimize stress on your heart and maximize your workout with these suggestions.

Basketball 411: Focus on training, gear

If you want injury-free hoops play, build a solid regimen—and trade those showy shoes for something practical.

Slip and fall? You’re not alone

Clinic that streamlines treatment from snow to specialist raises the alert that weather-related injuries are spiking this year.

Exercise safely when the weather outside is frightful

If you're exercising outdoors this winter, take special precautions, a sports medicine expert advises.

Brace yourself

An orthopedic surgeon's new shoulder brace design could be a game-changer for those with shoulder pain.

Pay slam-dunk attention to knee and ankle injuries

Prevention and proper management are key to a healthy basketball season.

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