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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…

Amy Ketchum DNP, RN, OCNS-C named Director of the Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board

Congratulations to Amy Ketchum, DNP, RN, OCNS-C, who was just named the new Director of the Orthopaedic Nurses Certification Board! Before becoming a Clinical Nurse Specialist at MOSH,…

James W. Stone, M.D., FAANA takes office as AANA President

Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital congratulates James W. Stone, M.D., FAANA, for his recent appointment as president of the Arthroscopy Association of North America (AANA) for 2022-2023. As a…

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…

Osteoporosis In Men: Why Guys Should Care About Bone Health

Did you know men are at risk for developing osteoporosis before the age of 70? Long-term lifestyle habits, medications, and medical conditions place younger men at a higher…