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Podiatry advancements are numerous

Exercising is on the mind of most individuals as they are trying to stick to their resolutions. While aerobic exercise is important, low impact exercises are often the better choice. This will decrease the risk of injury and provide long-term health benefits. 

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Physician focus - Dr. Sigurdson, D.P.M.

Kristen Sigurdson, D.P.M., received her medical degree from Ohio College of Podiatric Medicine in Cleveland, OH. Dr. Sigurdson joined the practice in 2009 and specializes in foot and ankle care – podiatry.

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Exercycles - great inside option for exercising

 Hopefully, everyone is continuing on with their New Year's resolution to get in shape, lose weight, feel better, and whatever else they have chosen to do. Exercising outside in the winter can be very invigorating, but for many it is not an option. With those of you in mind, one of the pieces of equipment you really could pick up cheap or free would be an exercycle. I think many people have exercycles in their home being used as towel racks or clothes hangers.

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Walking Could Help Ease Lower Back Pain, Study Finds

 Relief from back pain could be as simple as taking a stroll, a new study suggests. A recent study suggests that a simple regime of daily walking may aid individuals with lower back pain.

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Increased Exercise Doesn't Seem To Boost Calorie Intake After All

 Despite the fact that a tough workout might make you want to eat enough for a family of four, your exercise routine probably isn't making you consume extra calories, according to a new research review.

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TJ's Drill - Dislocated Shoulders

What happens when a shoulder is dislocated? St. Cloud Orthopedic Sports Center director Tom Jensen what happens during this injury as well as treatment techniques for dislocated shoulders in this month's video. 

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Shoulder Injuries in Hockey

 Hockey is a very physical and demanding sport with a lot of contact. As the amount of contact increases, the chance of injury also increases. One area commonly injured in hockey is the shoulder—specifically the area just above the ball and socket of the shoulder.

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Twitter Account

 St. Cloud Orthopedics has a Twitter account. Follow us @StCloudOrtho. 

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New Years Resolutions

In November and December, it was the time to get fat and sassy. It is now the time in the New Year to get lean and mean.

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Shoulder Injuries in Hockey

Hockey is a very physical and demanding sport with a lot of contact. As the amount of contact increases, the chance of injury also increases. One area commonly injured in hockey is the shoulder—specifically the area just above the ball and socket of the shoulder.

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10 Back-Saving Tips for Lifting and Carrying Luggage

The larger and heavier your luggage, the more at risk you are for neck, back, and shoulder injuries.

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Avoid Falls on the Ice This Winter with These 5 Helpful Tips

Winter is here, with its frigid temperatures, howling winds, and snowy, icy conditions. The American College of Foot and Ankle Surgeons (ACFAS) reports falls on icy surfaces are a major cause of ankle sprains and fractures. Here are 5 tips to stay safe this winter season.

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3 Easy Ways to Stick to Your Workout Plan This Year

Happy New Year! The new year brings new resolutions. Fitness and weight loss are usually among them.

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Surviving cancer, they’re now finding strength through exercise

 DIANA KUTAS, 60, walked briskly on a sidewalk near Swedish Medical Center in Issaquah during the warm-up for a Team Survivor Northwest fitness class and talked about her fitness accomplishments. She was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1999. Since then, she’s finished triathlons and completed a roughly 160-mile bike ride.

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Overuse injuries on the rise in younger athletes

 Bumps, bruises - even the occasional broken bone - often come with the territory of high school sports, but another type of injury is on the rise among these athletes.

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Here's why you should fight for your mobility: Marty Mitchell

 I came across the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons’ "A Nation in Motion" campaign while visiting my orthopaedic surgeon this fall. The campaign highlights the importance of fighting for mobility and encourages individuals to share their orthopaedic success stories. 

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Jingle Bell 5k Overall Results

Thank you to all who participated in this year's Jingle Bell 5k run/walk. We hope to see you all again next year. 

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Jingle Bell 5k Overall 9 and Under Results

 Thank you to all who participated in this year's Jingle Bell 5k run/walk. We hope to see you all again next year. 

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Jingle Bell 5k Overall 10-12 Results

 Thank you to all who participated in this year's Jingle Bell 5k run/walk. We hope to see you all again next year. 

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Jingle Bell 5k Overall 13-15 Results

 Thank you to all who participated in this year's Jingle Bell 5k run/walk. We hope to see you all again next year. 

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Jingle Bell 5k Overall 16-19 Results

 Thank you to all who participated in this year's Jingle Bell 5k run/walk. We hope to see you all again next year. 

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Jingle Bell 5k Overall 20-29 Results

Thank you to all who participated in this year's Jingle Bell 5k run/walk. We hope to see you all again next year.

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Jingle Bell 5k Overall 30-39 Results

 Thank you to all who participated in this year's Jingle Bell 5k run/walk. We hope to see you all again next year.

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Jingle Bell 5k Overall 40-49 Results

 Thank you to all who participated in this year's Jingle Bell 5k run/walk. We hope to see you all again next year.

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Jingle Bell 5k Overall 50-59 Results

 Thank you to all who participated in this year's Jingle Bell 5k run/walk. We hope to see you all again next year.

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