Orthopedics | Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital

Why Exercise for Knee Arthritis is Key

Arthritic knees hurt. Whether you have osteoarthritis or rheumatoid arthritis that affects your knees, you likely experience pain when climbing stairs and standing up from a seated position.…

6 Easy Steps to Help Your Knee Pain Now

1. Choose Healthy Foods Although diet can’t cure osteoarthritis, certain foods can help relieve pain and inflammation and boost bone and muscle strength. Antioxidants such as beta-carotene and…

When to See a Pediatric Orthopedic Specialist

You can’t wrap your children in bubble wrap. It’s important to allow them to run free and play when you can and yes, they probably will get hurt…

Why Vitamin D for Kids is Vital

Forty years ago, Dairy Management Inc. launched a national advertising campaign telling us that milk “does a body good.” The goal was to sell more milk of course,…

An Interview with Nancy Lewis, Bilateral Robotic Knee Surgery Patient

When your knees stop working as they should, your life is impacted. This was the case for Nancy Lewis, an active retiree who found herself being forced to…

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…