Orthopedics | Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital

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,…

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…