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Keira Boetel leaps into the air during a balance beam routine.

Gymnast learns lessons working back from serious knee injury

Sanford PT helped athlete recover, then inspired her to study PT
Mick Garry Mick Garry 13 min read
Spencer Carlson lifts weights with Sanford POWER sign.

Type 1 diabetic turns diagnosis into career

Early lessons in nutrition and exercise inspire a life of strength coaching
Avatar Vanessa Carlson Bender 13 min read
Adam Thielen greets football campers on the field.

Adam Thielen: Football camp impacts youth

"They’re at such a great age where they can just come out and enjoy it."
Alexa Olson Alexa Olson 6 min read
Brendan Cook with a cast on his leg after an Achilles rupture.

Achilles rupture: Evolving treatment with Sanford Health

Brendan Cook's recovery from a ruptured Achilles was shortened considerably by an alternative procedure.
Mick Garry Mick Garry 12 min read
Roosevelt High School football players on the practice field.

Sanford’s partnership with beef program in schools expands

Nutrition program prepares athletes for success beyond the sports season
Paul Heinert Paul Heinert 4 min read
Dr. Julie Blehm (left) and Jon Darling (right) share a moment with Surgeon General Jerome Adams at the Opening Ceremonies in Abu Dhabi.

Sanford trainer assists at Special Olympics World Games

North Dakota Hall of Fame trainer Jon Darling saw Abu Dhabi from the sidelines
Mick Garry Mick Garry 7 min read
MMA ring in the Sanford Pentagon

Sanford sports scientists studying ways to make MMA safer

LFA 64 event brings fighters to Sanford Pentagon this Friday
Paul Heinert Paul Heinert 6 min read
Person holding a pad a paper and a pen

Wrist clinical trial hopes to heal with stem cell therapy

In the future, your own cells could rebuild injured areas.
Ashley Schwab Ashley Schwab 7 min read
Sanford Health, Sanford Pentagon, Sanford Sports Science Institute

Scientists help Sanford stand out at Final Four convention

Munce, Dorman of Sanford Sports Science Institute show technology to coaches
Paul Heinert Paul Heinert 4 min read
Sanford Pentagon booth set up in a fair setting

Sanford Pentagon visits Final Four to meet up with coaches

Watch a virtual reality tour of the Sanford Pentagon
Paul Heinert Paul Heinert 5 min read