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sports medicine

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.

Patient Story

Freeze!

For the love of snow, just how risky is it to ski down the slopes and glide on the ice?

Patient Story

‘I thought both my legs were broken’

After overcoming a gruesome injury, Kendra Brocker becomes a top Motocross athlete.

Do you GU? If you’re a runner, maybe you should

A sports gel with the consistency of frosting has become the go-to supplement for marathon runners, athletes and weekend warriors.

Assessing the baseline

Dr. Matt Axtman covers the bases as a West Michigan Whitecaps team doctor.

Year-round athletics get a timeout

Playing the same sport throughout the year can lead to ‘overuse’ injuries.

Patient Story

Off the bench and back on the ice

Teen gets answers, and treatment, for long-standing pain.

Patient Story

‘I’m all right, I’m all right’

Athletic trainer helps get athlete the surgery and rehab he needed to safely get back on the field and in the game again.

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