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  By: Paul Stefanac, PT, DPT | Doctor of Physical Therapy | UP Rehab Services | Kingsford   When the foot hits the ground and the ground hits back, making sure the body manages forces in a healthy way is important for efficiency and injury prevention. Cadence, or step-rate, is...

LUCAS THEYS, PT, DPT | UP HEALTH SYSTEM REHAB SERVICES   Achilles tendinopathy is a common overuse injury to the foot and ankle in sports. Most individuals with this condition tend to complain of a gradual onset of pain overall with Achilles pain and stiffness after a period...

  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!...