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For all of the latest local Iowa health and fitness news, features and events, just for you. Get yourself in shape...on the move or back in the game with our articles! This page presented to you by Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons




A brief overview of the symptoms and treatment of patellar tendonitis, or jumper's knee. Read more »

Patellar tendonitis



An overview of the symptoms and treatment for a separated shoulder, provided by Des Moines Orthopedic Surgeons. Read more »

Separated shoulder



The Iowa chapter of the ALS Association is holding a charity walk to raise funds for ALS research on October 3. Read more »

Walk to Defeat ALS



Question: My 13-year-old son is playing Little League baseball and he has pain on the inside aspect of his elbow. He is a pitcher and he has been doing a lot of throwing and... Read more »

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Question: How can some athletes like Adrian Peterson get back to football in 9 months, and others might never play football again? Read more »




The medial collateral ligament (MCL) is the most commonly injured ligament in the knee. MCL injuries are common sports injuries, often occurring with a direct blow to the lateral, or outside of the knee. Read more »

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Many athletes recall taking a bad hit or landing on their shoulder or neck in a strange way and feeling a sudden painful electrical sensation down the arm. Sometimes this disappears as quickly as it came, or lingers for several minutes. This is sometimes called a stinger or burner, and results from an injury to the nervous system. Read more »

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What supplements are safe and effective for kids to take? It is a question we hear parents ask all of the time at Max Muscle Sports Nutrition. It can be very difficult to differentiate between supplements that are essential and supplements that are nonessential. Read more »

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