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sports medicine

Pay slam-dunk attention to knee and ankle injuries

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

Back to school means back to sports

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

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.

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.

Patient Story

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.

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