Concussions in youth sports: Plenty of risk, not enough education

October 10, 2013

Lindy McDonald, a 14-year-old scrappy point guard, is slowly recovering from her third concussion at the same time that such blows to the head are making national news and local impact.

Take care of those moving parts: Women and joint health

April 30, 2013

Orthopedic surgeons explain why women are more susceptible to joint problems, what women can do to keep their joints healthy as they age and treatment options for those experiencing joint pain.

Hans Moller, M.D., explains Kevin Ware’s compound fracture

April 11, 2013

Find out what happened and what recovery looks like for the college basketball player.

Knee pain and finding relief

March 28, 2013

Get tips to help prevent knee pain and learn about treatment options from conservative therapies to total knee replacement surgery.

The gift of speech

December 26, 2012

Thanks to one of the expert speech therapists at Providence Rehabilitation Services, a local boy received the gift of speech in time for the holidays.

Ski helmets really do protect your head

November 30, 2012

Skiers and snowboarders are dusting off their gear as snow falls in the mountains … and hopefully that gear includes a helmet.

Marathon Preparation - common mistakes and injury prevention

November 13, 2012

video from KPTV with Kasey Stroud

How to get your kids moving

July 11, 2012

Kids are 40 percent less active than they were 30 years ago. Get tips on how to motivate kids to be more active.

Ethiopian woman makes her recovery one step at a time

June 01, 2012

For more than two years, Shandy Welch, manager of our orthopedics program, worked tirelessly to bring a young Ethiopian woman to Portland for a surgery that will give her the opportunity for a much better future.

Zagunis trains with Providence to take on Olympic gold

April 26, 2012

With just over three months until the Olympic games begin, two time gold medalist Mariel Zagunis is making regular visits to a physical therapist.

Acute Rehab Outcomes Report - Outstanding Results

March 22, 2012

The 2011 Providence Medford Medical Center Rehabilitation Outcomes Report shows Providence in the top quarter of rehabilitation programs in the country. Of note, more of our patients return to their homes than national benchmarks. What does that mean to you? It means, patients return home with greater independence and peace of mind. Providence Medford Medical Center - the only accredited primary stroke center of excellence by the Joint Commission, and a nationally recognized inpatient rehabilitation center by CARF, the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.

Providence Sports Care Center helps all levels of athletes

January 04, 2012

Providence Sports Care Center physical therapist Michele Shivack helps patient Sheila Hamilton recover from a Wii-related injury.

Is barefoot running really better for me?

December 12, 2011

Erica Loder, a physical therapist with Providence Sports Care Center, shares advice for runners, including the new trend, barefoot running.

Providence Camas Rehabilitation Clinic Grand Opening!

November 07, 2011

Providence has added a new outpatient rehabilitation clinic in Camas, Washington.

Neurologists join Providence

October 01, 2011

Expanding our services to meet the community's needs.

Providence Sports Care Center offers unique sports simulator to prevent injuries

August 01, 2011

Eric Marchek, Providence Sports Care Center, was featured by KPTV on news story about the new center and the sports simulator. Watch the story.

Using Technology to Prevent and Treat Athletic Injury.

July 18, 2011

See how Providence Sports Care Center physical therapists are using advanced technology to...

Providence Presents Annual Timbers Kids Day.

May 25, 2011

An array of Providence programs participated in a fantastic health fair day for nearly 3,000 elementary and middle school kids at JELD-WEN Field on May 25.

Preparing Young Athletes for Spring Sports

March 01, 2011

Bret Kean, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon at Providence Milwaukie Hospital and Eastside Orthopedics and Sports Medicine, discusses how best to prepare young athletes for sports.