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surgery

Patient Story

‘They knew what worked’

After a fall from a 16-foot ladder, physical therapy is helping Carl Prowant get his elbow back into commission.

Patient Story

Early diagnosis, positive prognosis

A bout of itching prompted Terry Beck to seek treatment for a suspected skin condition, setting him quickly on the path to cancer recovery.

A glorious triumph

Dale Coil's unwavering commitment to physical therapy and healthier living led him to shed more than 300 pounds—and gave him his first pain-free morning in years.

5 smart ways to prep for elective surgery

Lifestyle changes weeks beforehand could lead to a better outcome and easier recovery.

The curative chorus

Some moms find music leads to less pain and more serenity during pregnancy and childbirth. Should you add tunes to your birth plan?

‘Did I hear something pop?’

Using reconstructive knee surgery, a Michigan man overcomes a gruesome injury to run the Boston Marathon.

The family-friendly C-section

A cesarean section shouldn't keep mom from getting immediate skin-to-skin time with her little one.

Patient Story

Minimally invasive, maximum results

Terry Compagner gets back on the golf course and back to life after 1.5-hour back surgery.

Want a brilliant season? Follow smart spring training

Strengthening the right muscles, pitch counts and proper rest can improve short- and long-term health for young pitchers.

Weight-loss surgery and vitamin D

What you need to know about 'sunshine vitamin' deficiency and life-changing procedures.

Five decades and counting

Arlene Swanson reflects on a long career in nursing and her plans to continue the profession she loves.

Low-risk prostate cancer often not monitored closely

Most men who chose 'watchful waiting' weren't followed as recommended.