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These clinics are for student athletes entering grades 7–12 in the 2022–2023 school year. The physicals provided fulfill Minnesota State High School League sports requirements.
Upper arm muscles do your heavy lifting. Despite their strength, biceps and triceps can be damaged by overuse or forceful injury. Learn what to do when that happens.
Slippery sidewalks and icy streets call for strategies to stay safe when walking in the winter. To keep your balance, try these techniques.
If you've set a goal to participate in a distance run, be sure you're ready on race day. Learn how a plan can help you prepare physically and mentally for a successful event.
If you get a twinge or ache when lifting your arm, it could be caused by anything from arthritis to tendonitis to a rotator cuff tear. Learn how an orthopedic professional can provide relief.
Multiple sprains, an old break, rolling, inflammatory disease or age can lead to activity-limiting ankle instability, stiffness and pain. Learn about treatments to keep you moving with confidence.
When tendons become irritated, your finger or thumb can get stuck in a bent or straight position. Find out who typically is affected by trigger finger and how to treat this common condition.
Knee replacement surgery is the most effective treatment for alleviating the pain, swelling and loss of mobility from knee arthritis. Find out how nonsurgical options also can provide relief.
The shoulder is an amazing joint, but it can become dislocated, especially during sports that involve contact, falls and reaching overhead. Here's what you can expect if it happens.
Experiencing throbbing pain down the front of your lower legs when you work out? You may have shin splints. Learn how to speed your recovery.
Lisa Luskey-Lestrud had her first total knee replacement at age 47 because pain was curtailing her active life. Five years later with two new knees, she's gained years of pain-free activity.
Injuries caused by repetitive motions and overuse can plague team and individual athletes of any age. Learn how to help prevent these injuries and allow your body to recover.
Two total knee replacements later — one traditional, one robot-assisted — Betty Hayden-Tauscher is digging into her garden again. Learn why she gives the robotic procedure two green thumbs up.