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Shoulder Pain: Labrum Tears

Labrum tears can occur from many causes, the most common being an acute traumatic injury or repetitive overhead activity, including sports like volleyball, tennis, or baseball. Falling on…

Sports Medicine: The Team Approach

On July 13, nearly 140 sports medicine professionals gathered at Midwest Orthopedic Specialty Hospital in Franklin for the 9th Annual Sports Medicine Symposium. Those attending learned more about…

Smoking Health Risks You Might Not Know About

It is no secret that smoking causes cancer and damages the heart and lungs. But outside the medical community, it may be a secret that smoking causes serious…

Is it Possible to Prevent Osteoporosis?

Yes, it’s possible to preserve and strengthen your bones through exercise and a healthy diet. But accidents, genetics, and disease, such as osteoporosis, can work against even the…

Why Sports Physicals Should Matter to You

You might think of a sports physical as an annual routine for kids as they prepare to start school or summer camp. Guess what? The myriad reasons educational…

Keep Kids Safe During Summer Contact Sports

More than 2.6 million children, ages 19 and younger, visit the emergency department annually for recreation and sports-related injuries. Kids are still growing and developing, which puts them…

MRI for Back Pain: Be Careful What You Ask For

Patients with back and neck pain frequently ask their doctor if they need an MRI scan to diagnose and treat their problem. Their doctors answer “no” for most…

Getting to the Bottom of Back Pain for Women

Back pain can be debilitating and chronic. One wrong move, even a slight one, can cause pain and interfere with your daily routine. And back pain can take…

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…