Orthopedics | Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital

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,…

We’re In This Together: MOSH Now Offers Telemedicine

Life and medicine look very different right now. As we work together to flatten the curve, the MOSH team wants you to know we’re here for you. We…

The #1 Sports Injury: Sprained Ankle

Nearly everyone will experience an ankle sprain sometime in their life. It is the single most common sports injury. The American Family Physician medical journal states, “Acute ankle…

Alert: Mandated Postponement of All Non-Emergency Cases Due to COVID-19 Coronavirus Outbreak

MOSH and Ascension are following guidelines from the CDC, Surgeon General, and American College of Surgeons, which have recommended limiting elective services. Effective March 19, 2020, a statewide…

How to Master Pain Management During Athletic Training

Pain is important. Nobody wants to experience it, but pain does have a purpose. Pain is the body’s way of communicating a potential problem or injury. Recently BBC…

Why Finding the Best Shoulder Exercises is Important

Shoulders are strong but vulnerable. The American Orthopaedic Society for Sports Medicine reports more than 1.4 million shoulder arthroscopies are performed worldwide each year. And Loyola University Health…

Shoulder Pain: Labrum Tears

Labrum tears are painful and can be caused by a number of situations. The most common cause is an acute traumatic injury or strain caused by repetitive overhead…

Advice from the Champs: The Milwaukee Wave

We are proud to be the Official Sports Medicine Provider of the Milwaukee Wave. We not only support the team, but also the team behind the team like…