Sports Medicine | Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital - Part 3

Growing Pains in Teenage Males

By: Andy Feld, MPT, CSCS, CMTPT As we all know, boys between ages 9 to 15 grow like weeds. We notice that they need more sleep and want to…

Do I Need Surgery for My Meniscus Tear?

Meniscus tears are among the most common knee injuries. They can be caused by a single traumatic event or as a result of chronic degeneration. These injuries are…

How to Tell If You Have a Concussion

Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital’s athletic training staff provides support to many high school teams and at sporting events throughout Southeast Wisconsin. Part of their job is to educate…

The Midwest Orthopedic Sports Medicine Show is Back on 105.7 FM The Fan

The Midwest Orthopedic Sports Medicine Radio Show has ended for the season. Thank you to all who tuned in over the past several months! The Midwest Orthopedic Sports…

Don’t Fall Short on Diagnosing a Concussion

Many times the word “concussion” gets tossed around when someone has fallen or been hit in the head at a sporting event. But how many of us actually…

Hit the Ground Running with Good Nutrition

Nutrition Tips for Runners Many recreational runners struggle with diet. Energy needs vary with any sport, but can vary more greatly if you are a runner. Fuel Up…

Returning to Sports After a Concussion

After someone has suffered a concussion, how do you know when he or she is ready to get back into the game? The Concussion Care Network utilizes the…

Safe Youth Strength Training

For many young athletes, summer months mean it’s the off-season. It may also mean it’s time for skill development and fitness training. So, what about strength training? According…

How to Avoid & Treat Common Running Injuries

Running is a great way to get in and stay in shape, but it can also lead to orthopedic injuries. The good news is that knowing how common…