Orthopedics | Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital

Is it Time for Robotic Knee Replacement?

Knees wear out. Some do so faster than others. Knees can fail due to overuse, injury, or age. The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons reports that “More than…

Do Hip Braces Work?

Every month, there are more than 173,000 online searches globally for “hip pain.” That’s a lot of hips and a lot more pain. Many of the people who…

Best Friends: Core Workouts and Hip Strengthening Exercises

The hip is an important, yet underrecognized joint. It’s not simply a point of mobility, it’s a source of great power and strength in our physiology. When NBA…

What to Expect When Physical Therapy is Required For Your Orthopedic Rehabilitation

Physical therapy is an essential part of recovery following bone and joint problems, injury, or surgery as it focuses on improving your quality of life. That’s why physical…

Don’t Let De Quervain’s Tendonitis Sneak Up on You

Injuries caused by repetitive hand movements are nothing new. Some medical institutions are reporting a rise in repetitive movent hand injury diagnoses. Carpal tunnel syndrome is widely known…

Help! I need to Find a Hand Surgeon Near Me

If hand surgery has been recommended, your first step is to take a deep breath. This is no time to panic. We rely heavily on our hands. It’s…

Pivot: How MOSH Athletic Trainers Stepped Up to the Front Lines of Coronavirus

As the Milwaukee Milkmen minor league baseball team announced they will play ball again in July, we’re thinking about athletic trainers. After the pause in academic, recreational, and…

Understanding Osteoarthritis of the Knee

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a common condition that occurs when cartilage in a joint deteriorates. Movement in a damaged joint produces friction and can cause significant pain. Knees are…

Fitness Apps and Other Smart Ways to Exercise at Home

We are at home, cooped up for the safety of our community. Many of us feeling more sedentary than usual. Our gym routines have been abruptly interrupted. Luckily,…