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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…

Physicians Honored as "Top Doctors" by Milwaukee Magazine

Milwaukee Magazine’s August 2015 issue includes their annual listing of the Top Doctors in southeastern Wisconsin, and Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital and Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Services are proud…

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…

Fireworks Safety Essentials

Thousands of Americans, many of them children, are injured each year in incidents associated with fireworks, according to the National Council of Fireworks Safety. Most of these injuries…

Men Should Care About Bone Health & Osteoporosis

It’s Men’s Health Month, and we want to make sure you know the risks, symptoms and preventive methods for osteoporosis—affecting nearly two million American men and one of…

All About Sciatica

Sciatica, also known as lumbar radiculopathy, is a pain that originates along the sciatic nerve, which extends from the back of the pelvis down the back of the…

Orthopedic Animations Offer In-Depth Explanations of Conditions & Procedures

If you recently suffered an orthopedic injury, have an orthopedic surgery coming up or just want to get a better understanding of orthopedic conditions and procedures, you’ll definitely…

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,…

Playing it Safe on Playgrounds

Warmer weather means lots of time spent on backyard play sets or local playgrounds for families with children. But did you know that more than 600,000 children were…