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  Research has shown that staying active will reduce your risk of falls by improving your ability to assist in a loss of stability. There are several benefits of exercise in the aging population, including increased strength and stamina, enhanced balance, improved walking patterns, and quicker...

Thursday, March  15, 2018 | 4:00—6:00 PM MTec Center Bay College Escanaba, MI 49829   [caption id="attachment_5321" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] Young fitness woman runner checking time from smart watch. Young woman checking heart rate while jogging on street at dusk. Young woman looking on smartwatch her heartbeat while running in city....

Congratulations to Mark Stonerock, AT, ATC | Certified Athletic Trainer for UP Health System-Marquette, for being elected the 2018 Upper Peninsula Representative for the Michigan Athletic Trainers' Society (MATS). Thank you Mark for all you do for our athletes and our community!...

PRESS RELEASE | #SportsLife Name Identity and Logo Announced for the New Sports Medicine Institute in Marquette – GREAT LAKES SPORTS MEDICINE & LIFE PERFORMANCE INSTITUTE     MARQUETTE, MI, January 15, 2018 – UP Health System Rehab Services, Northern Michigan University, Advanced Center for Orthopedics and Plastic Surgery,...

  Medical Fitness & Wellness Center Medical Fitness is the synergy that happens when exercise professionals work collaboratively with healthcare professionals to improve patient care and enhance the exercise experience. This state-of-the-art Medical Fitness Center located at 841 W. Washington Street in Marquette, Michigan, is the first...

  [caption id="attachment_5174" align="aligncenter" width="1024"]  [/caption] Lymphedema occurs as the result of a compromised lymphatic system in which localized fluid retention and tissue swelling occurs.  The presence of lymphedema can greatly impact mobility and increase risk of infection in the affected area.  Aquatic physical therapy is a...

Penny Tussing, MSPT, ATC, RRT | Chris Harris, SPT   Athletes wear helmets to protect their head from trauma and brain injury. Wearing a mouth guard to protect your teeth, mouth and jaw structure from athletic trauma is just as important. The risk of mouth injuries and dental procedures...

          MARQUETTE, MI (November 21, 2016) – Several local organizations have finalized plans to collaboratively provide regional sports medicine and training services, athletic training, physical therapy, hand therapy, education program studies, and related sports sciences research under one roof in Marquette. UP Health System, UP Rehab...