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Sanford POWER Volleyball Academy

Fall volleyball league teaches youth the basics of the game

Getting kids involved with the sport early helps developing them as players and increases the competition and level of play.
Hannah Nieman Hannah Nieman 3 min read
Reid Travis shoots a basketball on a practice court at the Sanford Pentagon.

Reid Travis continues to pursue NBA via Sanford Pentagon

Workouts and skill-building drills help leave pandemic uncertainties behind
Mick Garry Mick Garry 12 min read
Todd Landsman referees a high school football game on the field in black and white stripes.

Postponed knee surgery greeted with efficiency at Sanford

When surgeons were ready, so was high school football official Todd Landsman
Mick Garry Mick Garry 7 min read
Dr Geoffrey Haft and two other surgeons in personal protective equipment work on a patient at a table draped in blue. A computer in the foreground shows an X-ray of a spine..

Surgery precautions in place as hospitals get back to normal

New measures include pre-surgical COVID-19 tests and limited visitors
Mick Garry Mick Garry 7 min read
Becky Holmes Rybak stands the help of EasyStand at the Sanford Chamberlain Medical Center. She is accompanied by her son Nicholas Rybak and mother Maggie Marshall.

ALS patient can now make a stand at Sanford Chamberlain

New physical therapy device will help patients with neurological issues
Mick Garry Mick Garry 6 min read
Kelly Strompro wrapping an ankle

Athletic trainers: In the background but watching

ATs provide guidance for weekend warriors and pro athletes alike
Scott Seiler Scott Seiler 3 min read
young athlete working with trainer

Athletic trainers engage and challenge

“I want them to be able to enjoy life after high school."
Pat Miller Pat Miller 8 min read
Golfer in silhouette swings a golf club on artificial turf surrounded by snow.

Looking for another reason to get in a round of golf?

Study shows it helps reduce chances of early death in older adults
SHN Staff SHN Staff 7 min read
Logan Storley works out with a punching bag and gloves

Sanford MMA athletes see great benefit in partnership

Medical team makes sure athletes are in good shape before bouts and long after
Mick Garry Mick Garry 10 min read
Lisa MacFadden stands in front of a Sanford Sports Science Institute sign. She serves as director of the institute.

Lisa MacFadden makes research look like a game

Biomechanical engineer oversees studies on golf, other sports for Sanford Health
Jane Thaden Lawson Jane Thaden Lawson 16 min read