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What Does 5-Star Excellence Look Like?

An unyielding dedication to our patients and their well-being has delivered an additional benefit. Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital (MOSH) has been recognized nationally for its excellence! It is…

Carpal Tunnel is a Real Pain in the Wrist. Or Hand. Or Both.

Simple tasks can seem impossible when you have pain in your hands and wrists. The hand is composed of many different bones, muscles, and ligaments that allow for…

Help! I need to Find a Hand Surgeon Near Me

If hand surgery has been recommended, your first step is to take a deep breath. This is no time to panic. We rely heavily on our hands. It’s…

The Link Between Shoes, Feet, Comfort & Pain

Foot Pain is Part of Our History I recently listened to an episode of the podcast Freakonomics Radio called “These Shoes Are Killing Me!” In it, the host Stephen…

Why National Athletic Training Month Matters

Each March, The National Athletic Trainers Association (NATA) gets to work promoting the efforts and value of its members. National Athletic Training Month was established to champion the…

Ways to Prevent Common Types of Injuries in Basketball

It’s March and a lot of us have the fever—it’s bracket season. It’s also a good time to think about our own game and how we should play…

Celebrating Recreational Therapy Month

On the heels of Valentine’s Day is another occasion that warms our hearts at MOSH. Did you know that February is International Recreational Therapy Month? If you’ve never…

Easy Neck Strengthening Exercises

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…

Fitness Apps and Other Smart Ways to Exercise

It’s that time of year again. Most people gain a few pounds over the holiday season, and droves of people sign up for new gym memberships in January…