Sports Medicine | Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital - Part 4

Partnership with Milwaukee Wave Connects Sports Medicine Experts with Players

Midwest Orthopedic Sports Medicine (MOSM) physicians are proud to be the official healthcare providers for the Milwaukee Wave. This partnership – now in its second year – combines…

All About ACL Tears in Athletes

Well, Packer Nation, we now all know that Jordy Nelson has torn his ACL during a preseason game. This is a very common injury in athletes (approximately 150,000…

Concussions – What Are We Testing & Is It Worth It?

Near the close of the 2015 FIFA Women’s World Cup, concussion in sport was once again thrust into the spotlight as two players at the height of their…

How Does Psychology Affect Sports Performance?

By: Jennifer Heinemann, PhD Whether you’re serving for “game, set, match” or preparing for tomorrow’s big presentation, optimal health and peak performance, in sports as well as life,…

Golf Hand Pain & Carpal Tunnel

Do your hands hurt after golf? Golfers are prone to common hand disorders that affect their ability to enjoy the game. A painless, firm grip is needed to…

The Repercussions of Concussions

By: Jamie Edwards, MD; Goran Jankovic, DO; Erin O’Tool, MD; & Terry Young, PsyD Concussions are a common injury among athletes of any age. If not monitored and treated appropriately, head injuries can…

Concussion Care Network

By: Jamie Edwards, MD; Goran Jankovic, DO; Erin O’Tool, MD; & Terry Young, PsyD A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that is caused by a direct or indirect blow to…

Step-by-Step Return to Play

By: Jamie Edwards, MD;  Goran Jankovic, DO; Erin O’Tool, MD; & Terry Young, PsyD After a concussion is diagnosed, standard treatments involve sitting out until symptoms subside and then activating the “return-to-play” pathway.…

Oh My Aching Back ... in Young Athletes

Lower back pain is a common complaint in teenagers and young adults. It’s not just for those athletes who have spent a lifetime of bending, moving, shoveling snow,…