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sports medicine

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.

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.