Orthopedics | Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital

Understanding Osteoarthritis of the Knee

If you have just been diagnosed with osteoarthritis of the knee or are experiencing knee pain and don’t know why, you probably want to know more about what…

Perioperative Nutrition: Supporting & Stimulating Recovery from Surgery

If you’re undergoing surgery—even a minor procedure—you’re probably wondering what you can do to help your body heal quickly. Perioperative nutrition is the practice of supporting the body…

7 Tips for Fast Sciatic Pain Relief

If you have sciatica, you know how painful it can be and how quickly you want sciatic pain relief. Any irritation to the sciatic nerve can sideline a…

8 Tips for Preventing Common Orthopedic Conditions in Women

It’s not just your imagination—female athletes (and women in general) experience certain orthopedic issues more often than men. Not only that, but our injuries and recovery times also…

Is It an Ankle Sprain or Break? Symptoms & Treatment of a Common Ankle Injury

Can you tell if your injury is an ankle sprain or a break? Learn the difference between sprains and breaks and how to treat the injury so you…

Hip Labral Tear Surgery: What to Expect

If you have hip or groin pain, there’s a chance the cause of the discomfort is a hip labral tear. This damage to your hip joint does not…

How to Improve Joint Health and Avoid Permanent Damage

If you’re experiencing joint pain, you may wonder—is it arthritis? How do I improve my joint health to avoid permanent joint damage and conditions like arthritis? Despite the…

Avoid Summer Injuries: How To Stay Safe This Season

Enjoy summer by avoiding common summer injuries. Whether at the beach, the backyard, or the game-day battlefield, learn to stay safe and off the bench this season.

Shoulder Popping When Rotating? What's Normal (and What's Not)

Do your shoulders creak and pop when you move your arms? When snap crackle and pop applies to your body instead of your breakfast cereal, it can be…