Check out Summit’s QUICKGuides
When is the last time you decided to take up a new activity and found yourself jumping in with both feet, without much advance planning or preparation? Did you find yourself feeling the pain a day or two later? Well, you are not alone. That’s why Summit Orthopedics created QUICKGuides. Our aim is to provide helpful resources to assist you in preparing for your activities and reducing the likelihood of pain or injury. We have developed guides for over 25 activities in the categories of fitness, sports, outdoor activities and everyday life activities. Currently our guides are designed in a short, easy-to-read format, with quick and simple tips. https://www.summitortho.com/orthoquick/quickguides/
We want our guides to address those activities you care about most. We want your reactions so that we can improve our guides and make them your go-to resource for orthopedic health and wellness. That’s why we have also designed them in an easy-to-read mobile format. Tell us which additional activities should be included? What format is helpful? What is most important to you? We’ll try to incorporate your ideas QUICKly.
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