Active Living

Woman holds tailbone in pain while on the ground, having fallen on ice

Don’t take a digger: How to prevent and recover from winter slips and falls

Physical therapist Sharil Cass, PT, DPT, NCS, discusses the best body mechanics and footwear for walking in wintery conditions and how to get back on your feet should you take a dive.

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Vivek Venugopal, MD; Mia Qin, MD; and Charles Qin, MD

New orthopaedic surgeons a boon to bones in the community

Bringing specialized training and the latest techniques, new fellowship-trained surgeons elevate the level of care, accessibility, and expertise patients can expect at Cheshire.

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Neal Goldenberg, MD, examines a patient for a knee injury

ACL tears: Symptoms, surgery, and recovery

Neal Goldenberg, MD, chair of Sports Medicine at Cheshire, discusses treatment for one of the most common and devastating knee injuries that affects athletes, young and old, with a high prevalence among women.

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Neal Goldenberg, MD, shows a patient where the ACL is on a model of a knee

Know your knees: ACL injury prevention

Neal Goldenberg, MD, chair of Sports Medicine at Cheshire, discusses how athletes can prevent this very common, career-threatening injury.

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An older man holding a baseball bat with his arm around a child who holds a catcher's mit.

Arming patients against prostate cancer

Roland Chen, MD, urologist at Cheshire Medical Center, addresses myths, facts, and the prevention of this common killer.

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Kids at the DeMar Marathon celebrating

Run and read a marathon

This fun and engaging program excites kids about intellectual and physical agility by incorporating reading with the annual Kid's DeMar Marathon!

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Woman looking happy while catching her breath in the woods

Out-of-the-box outdoor activities

Try some different activities to get outside and enjoy the regular physical activity that brings abundant health benefits.

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Older man on job site clutches his shoulder in pain as he rotates it upward

Healing shoulder pain in the weekend warrior

From playing pickleball to painting a deck, repetitive activities can cause shoulder pain and injuries such as impingement syndrome. Neal Goldenberg, MD, director of Sports Medicine, discusses healing and returning to the activities you love.

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Healthy cyclists high five

Four tips for successful healthy New Year's resolutions

As a family medicine provider, Karl Dietrich, MD, MPH support patients in making fresh-start resolutions to improve their health. He shares the most effective strategies for making lasting positive changes.

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Cara Weiner running

Crossing the Finish Line First

Running cross country led Cara Weiner, MPA, PA-C, to a career in orthopaedic surgery and first place in the DeMar Marathon.

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