Wellness is about enhancing your overall health and well-being. Summit specialists and wellness coaches have come together to provide tips and information to help you live healthier, more active lifestyles.
We love to run to stay fit. For recreational weekend warriors, dedicated marathoners, or the runners who fall somewhere in between, this cardio-healthy sport is one of the most popular in the country. Summit sports medicine specialists (who are avid runners themselves) share their best advice on how to stay healthy and injury free while running.
At Summit, we believe the most important team is the family. That’s why we serve as team physicians to thousands of Minnesota and Wisconsin families. Whatever active means to you and your family, we’re here to support it with expert advice, tools and resources to keep your team healthy and active.
More than 50 million Americans are affected by arthritis; this number represents one out of every five adults and approximately 300,000 children. It is most common among women, and the chances of developing arthritis increase as we get older. Although there is no cure, there are plenty of ways you can manage symptoms, and treatment options to slow the progression.
Summit’s new state-of-the-art Surgery Center and Care Suites at our Vadnais Heights location offer a personalized alternative to a hospital stay for appropriate total joint replacement and spine procedure patients—with an emphasis on comfort. Quality of care is our priority, and our Vadnais Heights Surgery Center has earned The Joint Commission Gold Seal of Approval for compliance with national standards for health care quality and safety.
Back pain is one of the most widespread health problems, affecting four out of five Americans in their lifetime. The spine is an interdependent system of 34 vertebrae, more than 100 joints, 120 muscles, 23 discs, and more than 220 ligaments. Summit neck, back, and spine experts share useful information to dispel myths, as well as education on common conditions and treatment options.
Your hand and wrist contain an intricate arrangement of joints, cartilage, and bones that must work together to accomplish functions we all take for granted every day. Hear from Summit hand specialists on a variety of topics to maintain hand health, as well as information on common conditions and injuries.
We have more than 150 physicians, physician assistants, physical and hand therapists, and medical professionals across 25 Twin Cities and greater Minnesota locations. Meet the physicians and surgeons of Summit Orthopedics to learn more about their specialties, education, and what they enjoy outside the office.