Articles & Tips

Health, fitness & safety resources from Summit Orthopedics.

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    Welcome Debra Parisi, M.D. [Video]

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    The ASCEND Program: Patient Qualifications For Participation

    Summit’s ASCEND Return to Sport program is focused on safely returning injured athletes to a high level of competitive performance while teaching them how to prevent reinjury.

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    Is Summit’s ASCEND Program A Fit For You?

    ASCEND is a specialized rehabilitation program designed to boost physical performance after a hip, knee, or ankle injury and prevent future injuries. Although this program was developed to support athletes, other patients can also benefit from ASCEND conditioning.

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    Rest After a Race [Video]

    Ask the Expert: Running Video Series

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    Meet Two Physical Therapists In Summit’s ASCEND Program

    The Summit Orthopedics ASCEND program provides the extra training and conditioning athletes need to regain competitive strength and get back in the game after an injury. Two ASCEND physical therapists explain why the program was developed.

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    Summit’s ASCEND Program: Guiding Surgical Patients Back To High-Level Performance

    Three to nine months of rehabilitative physical therapy is standard after hip, knee, or ankle surgery. For athletes and active professionals who want to reclaim a higher level of physical performance following surgery, Summit Orthopedics developed the ASCEND program.