One Twin Cities family is feeling extra thankful for their daughter’s health this holiday. Over the last two years, 8-year-old Belle Heldt has battled an auto-immune condition which affected her muscles and joints.
Over 2 million people have arthritis in the four state area….some are a lot younger than you think. Listen to Dave’s story about Jarrett by clicking the link above.
As the days are getting shorter we’re getting less sunlight. We hear a lot about Vitamin D and how it’s good for our skin, but there’s also plenty of myths out there about it. Dr. Jess Prischmann joined the WCCO This Morning show to address the truth about some misconceptions with Vitamin D.
Being a professional athlete comes with some perks. Some are more obvious than others: getting paid to play a sport, being a celebrity and becoming a role model to others. Another great benefit: being able to help the people who support you. Many athletes feel a great responsibility to pay it forward and don’t take that aspect of their job lightly.
Imagine as a child, not being able to run or play without being in pain. That’s what many youngsters who suffer from juvenile arthritis face every day.
Doctors say three out of four people who are physically active will get a knee injury at some point, which can lead to arthritis or, in serious cases, a total joint replacement. Now, there’s a promising new technique using a surprising resource.