HEALTHY + ACTIVE Magazine: Sports Medicine Edition
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About the Magazine
HEALTHY + ACTIVE is designed and written by the team of sports medicine specialists at Summit Orthopedics to provide everyday tips, tools, and expert advice to help you in your journey to live a healthier, more active lifestyle. Each edition has a different focus such as arthritis, spine, and sports medicine. We hope you enjoy reading! In this edition, you will find information on:
- Sports drinks vs. water
- ACL injury risk and prevention for female athletes
- Common youth sports injuries
- Tips to prevent youth sports injuries
- Injury recovery plan
- Summit’s ASCEND Program
- Sports Medicine Specialists
- Healthy on-the-go meals
Summit Orthopedics offers comprehensive sports medicine expertise
From Olympians to pro athletes to kids in youth sports and those that just want to be more active—Summit Orthopedics delivers expert care by fellowship-trained sports medicine physicians. If you are recently injured or concerned about ongoing pain, Summit Orthopedics sports medicine specialists have the expertise to evaluate your discomfort and develop a plan to quickly and safely help you get back to being active.
Summit has convenient locations across the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, serving Minnesota and western Wisconsin. We have state-of-the-art centers for comprehensive orthopedic care in Eagan, MN, Plymouth, MN, Vadnais Heights, MN, and Woodbury, MN, as well as additional community clinics throughout the metro and southern Minnesota.
Additional resources for you
Ask the Expert: Performance Video Series
Reinjury is common after an ACL reconstruction. Summit physical therapists Kyle Hall and Jenny Blade explain the risks and share techniques that can help prevent a second injury.
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.