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Sports Medicine

To Stretch or Not to Stretch…

Ed Kornoelje, DOSports Medicine | University of Michigan Health-West Ever have deep discussions with friends while running?  I am sure many of you do—and so do I.  Sometimes my deeps discussion are life related, but sometimes running related.  One that I get involved with frequently has to do with stretching—should we or should we not, Read More

Sports Medicine

  • Learn how to prevent running and exercise related injuries from University of Michigan Health-West Sports Medicine Physicians and Physical Therapists.

Get Moving Now (So You Can Keep Moving Later)

By Dr. Ed Kornoelje | Sports Medicine April 30, 2023. SHE RUNS Grand Rapids. Not exactly around corner—or is it? Mosthalf-marathon training programs are 10-14 weeks in length, some 16-18, and even afew that are 20 weeks. SHE RUNS is about 26 weeks away—“So what am I supposedto be doing now?” you may be asking.Move. Read More

Race Week Do’s and Don’ts

You have made it to the final week (or two) of training—great job!  What should you be doing and NOT doing as the race gets closer?  Here are a few thoughts from someone who has taken care of lots of runners.

Allendale Health Center

NEW ADDRESS AS OF APRIL 18 4830 Becker Drive Allendale, MI 49401 Mobile Mammography Bus – First Thursday of the Month Starting in Novemeber The UM Health-West Mobile Mammography Bus will be at the Allendale Health Center the first Thursday of every month, starting in November.Schedule through MyChart or call 616.252.4461