Lake Tahoe Articles

Overcome Joint Pain for Improved Quality of Life

By Dr. Jeff Orr & Dr. Kyle Swanson
In an active lifestyle, joint health is a top priority. Your joints — hips, knees, ankles, shoulders, elbows, wrists — allow you to perform sports and daily activities and are needed to move and thrive. Over time, an active lifestyle may lead to wear and tear — the eventual breakdown of protective cartilage — causing... Read More

Adventure Checklist

By Kim Evans, MD
Longer days and warmer weather invite adventure. But even the most experienced explorer should prepare for unknowns when hitting the trail. This checklist can help: • Buddy up. Adventuring with a partner is not only more fun, but also crucial in an emergency. Also, share your plan with another trusted person before... Read More

Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival’s 50th Season Features a Smash Hit Lineup at Sand Harbor This Summer

By Anonymous
Laughter and song will echo from the lake to the mountains throughout the summer as Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festival brings two highly entertaining productions to Sand Harbor as part of its 50th anniversary season – Shakespeare’s sublime battle of wits and wills, Much Ado About Nothing, and the feel-good musical Mamma... Read More

Is Arthritis Causing Your Hip Pain?

By Robert Rupp, MD
Hip osteoarthritis is often the cause of hip pain as we age. Osteoarthritis, or “wear and tear” arthritis, refers to the breakdown or degeneration of the cartilage that coats and protects the bone surfaces where there is movement in a joint. Unfortunately, our body does not repair or regenerate new cartilage when it... Read More

Strength Train for a Healthier Heart

By Kyler Crouse, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Can a short, four-minute workout be as effective as 30 minutes of cardio? While it may sound too good to be true, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Applied Physiology, Nutrition, and Metabolism, you’ll be happy to hear it’s true.  Researchers tested traditional treadmill cardio against a fast-... Read More