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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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