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Sanford Wellness Center coach Jill Fries talks near a shelf full of colorful workout balls.

Stay fit for outdoor activities by keeping up at the gym

Sanford Wellness Centers offer indoor-outdoor balance through all seasons
Mick Garry 6 min read
Kennedy Chandler holds a basketball above his head in the Sanford Pentagon gym.

NBA prospects train at Sanford POWER ahead of draft

Sanford can meet needs of basketball players from the highest level to the local level
Mick Garry 6 min read
Architect's rendering of future Sanford Orthopedic Hospital, a several story glass tower with Sanford Surgical Tower and a field of purple flowers in the foreground.

New orthopedic hospital to grow care for Sanford patients

Construction begins on Sanford Health’s tallest building on main campus, opening 2025
Simon Floss 4 min read
Runners at the starting line of the Sioux Falls Half Marathon in 2020.

Why running is good for you, according to doctors

Beyond fitness, running helps you set goals, practice mindfulness and create community
Mick Garry 15 min read
Dr. Robert Canham in the office with a human anatomy poster on the wall

What you need to know about joint pain

Q&A with an expert: Robert Canham, M.D., orthopedic surgeon, Sanford Health
Robert Canham, MD 4 min read
Closeup of a Sanford Health doctor's hand pointing to an X-ray of a scoliosis patient's curved backbones.

Surgery helps repair middle schooler’s severe scoliosis

Bismarck teen sees Sanford Health specialist to correct 86-degree spinal curve
Jason Anschutz 6 min read
A Sanford patient with his wife and two kids, all smiling during dinner inside a plastic igloo.

Active dad of two finds pain relief in cellular therapy

Patient didn’t want to be the guy in his 40s with a hip replacement
Mick Garry 10 min read
rib fracture fixation device

Rib repair device business started, prototype in the works

Dr. Steven Briggs’ less-invasive surgical technique uses inside of rib to fix breaks
Carson Walker 10 min read
View through the end of a clear tube with a hospital bed inside it. The door is open like a bank vault.

Hyperbaric oxygen therapy: A unique service in Bemidji

Sanford Health offers treatment close to home for help healing wounds
Jason Anschutz 4 min read
Two men in suits talk while seated on modern yellow wing chairs in the corner of a hotel room.

A top FDA official talks cellular therapy with Sanford

If you're a prospective patient, go through a trusted source, says Dr. Peter Marks
Simon Floss 7 min read