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A midlife couple in the living room in the house unpack boxes with things. Happy husband and wife are having fun, are looking forward to a new home and moving with less pain.

What is orthobiologics?

Using plasma and therapeutic cells, this less invasive treatment may help you heal
Simon Floss 7 min read
A South Dakota State Jackrabbits basketball player, in blue, drives between West Virginia defenders, in yellow, during a tournament game at the Sanford Pentagon.

Your guide to the Crossover Classic at Sanford Pentagon

Thanksgiving-week tournament dishes up Division I college basketball to local fans
Mick Garry 9 min read
Same day surgery center room. Sterile operating room with an operating table, two computer monitors and other digital instruments.

Same day surgery center offers more ways to care for you

Bismarck location handles procedures that would otherwise be performed in a hospital
Erin Horn 4 min read
A Sanford Health patient whose back is to the camera, lifts his left arm. with the help of an orthopedics and sports medicine specialist.

Knee and shoulder pain relief available close to home

Sanford Worthington offers same-day surgery with arthroscopic procedures
Mick Garry 5 min read
A doctor kneels in front of a middle aged patient in the ER or urgent care clinic. Both wear N95 face masks.

Emergency vs urgent care: The ER isn’t for everything

Get peace of mind, on your time, when a walk-in clinic may meet your needs
SHN Staff 3 min read
In a clinical gym, a young woman throws a ball to the floor while balancing on one foot. Her Sanford Health physical therapist stands next to her.

After two years of physical therapy, a return to sports

South Dakota high schooler recovers from injuries to both knees
Jason Anschutz 6 min read
Golf ball in foregound sits on artificial turf green. A pro golfer kneels a few feet away with a golf club in his hand while a Sanford Golf Academy instructor stands nearby.

With putting in mind, Langer returns to Sanford Golf Academy

Golf legend praises the academy's technology, accessibility
Simon Floss 6 min read
Sanford Health's Dr. Nathan Skelley working with a patient.

National sports medicine council welcomes Sanford surgeon

Dr. Nathan Wm. Skelley will represent South Dakota’s orthopedic and sports medicine surgeons
Mick Garry 5 min read
Chiropractic doing spinal mobilisation in physiotherapist's office

Sanford chiropractic care treats the whole patient

Bemidji/Bagley doctor explains benefits of chiropractic care, combining services at Sanford
Jason Anschutz 5 min read
Sanford Orthopedics new facility

Sanford Fargo unveils Orthopedics & Sports Medicine facility

Combined facility brings multiple locations together under one roof
Jason Anschutz 4 min read