Spine | Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital - Part 2

Necks Need Exercise Too

Just like other muscles in your body, your neck can be exercised and strengthened to improve range of motion and prevent pain. However, most of us take for…

Easing the Pain of Spring Cleaning

You don’t have to live through many winters in Wisconsin to know they are long! Despite living most of my life here, I never seem to get used…

"Shovel Ready" Backs for the Season

Published on December 12, 2016 “Shovel Ready” Backs for the Season Winter brings new challenges for your body – especially your spine. Shoveling requires extra, repetitive movements that…

Don't Sit It Out: Stretch for Your Health

Americans spend seven to 10 hours sitting each day. Sitting affects metabolism, cardiac health and blood chemistry, but did you know that sitting also impacts your posture and…

Slip Sliding Away: Spondylolisthesis

If you’re feeling pain and instability in your spinal column, you may have spondylolisthesis – the forward or backward slippage of a vertebra onto the one below it.…