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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...

Hand to Shoulder A FREE Wellness Clinic for the Upper Extremity Wednesday, June 14, 2017 4:00 - 6:00 PM M-TEC Center | Escanaba, MI 49829   YOUR ONE-STOP SHOP We use our hands every day. We play sports like golf, tennis, kayaking and softball. We sew, garden, type on the computer, text,...

  by: Terry Tripp, PT, MPT, OCS, Cert. MDT, AT, ATC Physical Therapist | Board Cert. Orthopedic Specialist Clinic Director | UP Health System Rehab Services  If you suffer from hip or groin pain, you know how debilitating it can be to perform simple tasks such as putting on...

                by Paul Stefanac, Physical Therapist | UP Rehab Services Hamstring muscle strains are prevalent in soccer, rugby, football, and individual sports like track and field, cross country skiing, and downhill skiing. These injuries can be debilitating and require extensive recovery time. What’s worse is that one...

  Sara Edlebeck-Gunville, PT, DPT | UP Rehab Services   As a clinician treating and specializing in clients who are new moms and mommies-to-be, it is important to discuss the impact childrearing and childbirth can have on the body. The female body is nothing short of amazing....

by Paul Stefanac, Doctor of Physical Therapy  | UP Rehab Services       Many people realize that muscles pull on bones to create movement, enabling the body to walk, talk, jump, dance, eat, and smile, but is that all that they do? In a 2012 review, Pedersen and...

One-on-One with Sten Fjeldheim | Head Coach for NMU's Nordic Ski Team   by: Brenda Salisbury, MS, PT, Cert. MDT, CSCS UP Health System Rehab Services-UP Sports Medicine   Winter is here and Nordic skiing is in full swing. Brenda Salisbury, Physical Therapist for UP Health System Rehab Services, sat down...

Stephanie Carlson-Ballone, OTD, OTRL, CHT Doctor of Occupational Therapy | Certified Hand Therapist UPHS Hand & Upper Extremity Center High-intensity interval training is a popular method of conditioning that involves less time with positive results. High-intensity interval programs involve repetitive, intense movements that can be performed alone or in a group. Most participants...