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sports medicine

In every game, there’s risk

Parents should know that athlete safety is less about choice of sport and more about a child's training.

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Less pain, more gain

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

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.

Do special shoes help arthritic knees?

Study puts 'unloading' footwear to the test and the results come up short.

Patient Story

Sideline saviors

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

Keeping knees injury-free

With jumps and conditioning exercises, a camp aims to keep high school athletes in the game.

Protect your noggin

Expert shares Top 5 tips for preventing brain-jarring falls.

Doc helps keep NHL players on the ice

When millions of dollars and hard-earned careers are on the line, athletes seek the best care in the business.

Patient Story

Soccer injury won’t sideline this athlete

It’s been called the nastiest injury in sports—but Brad Reed wouldn't let a torn ACL keep him from the game he loves.

From couch potato to athlete, ouch-free

Sports medicine experts advise weekend warriors how to have fun and reduce risk of injury.

Recovery from ultramarathon may take up to 5 days

Elite runners need to give themselves time to bounce back.

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