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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.

Just in time for fall sports: Pediatric immediate care available on the westside

September 09, 2013

When should you choose immediate care over the emergency room? Here are some tips to help parents make the best choice for their children.

PMG opens new sports care clinic

May 07, 2013

Providence Medical Group-Sports Care offers sports medicine services at JELD-WEN Field in downtown Portland.

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.

Safety On The Slopes

January 09, 2013

John Durkan, M.D., orthopedic surgeon and former assistant team physician for the U.S. Snowboarding team, give tips to stay safe while skiing or snowboarding.

A simple 10-minute home workout

November 07, 2012

No time to exercise? Providence physical therapist says that you can get a good workout in as little as ten minutes.

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.

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 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...