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How to Improve Joint Health and Avoid Permanent Damage

Did you know? Despite popular beliefs, arthritis isn’t a specific disease or something that only impacts the elderly. The word arthritis is actually a generic term that refers…

Advice for a Safe Winter Run

Don’t Let the Cold Stop You Have you ever considered running for aerobic exercise? It might be easier than you think and can be a good way to…

5 Reasons Why You Need a Board Certified Orthopedic Surgeon

Being in-the-know about why physician board certifications matter can really pay-off for patients seeking a new doctor, especially if you are in need of an orthopedic surgeon or…

Biologics and Sports Medicine: The Wave of the Future?

On July 14, nearly 180 sports medicine professionals gathered at the Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital in Franklin for the 2017 Sports Medicine Symposium to learn more about emerging…

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…

Common Golf Hip Injuries

Golf is often thought of as a gentle, calm, non-contact sport that is easy on the body. In comparison to football or hockey, that may be true. However,…

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…

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…

How Can I Prepare for My Upcoming Knee or Hip Replacement?

When all nonsurgical options fail in treating your painful arthritic knee or hip, your surgeon may recommend a total joint replacement procedure. With over 1 million such procedures…