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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.

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…

Golfer’s Elbow: Stay Safe & Swing Easy

It’s a beautiful day to be on the greens. You’ve teed up your first ball and decide to take a practice swing. As you grip the club, you…

The Important Role of Orthopedic Nurses

It’s National Orthopedic Nurses Week and therefore, the perfect time to shine the spotlight on the caring individuals who have devoted their careers to this noble profession. Orthopedic…