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Describing Your Pain: Understanding the Pain Rating Scale

“How would you rate your pain on a scale of 1-10?” Chances are, if you’ve ever visited a doctor for an orthopedic issue (or any injury), you’ve likely been asked…

Hitting The Links: A Golfing Warm-up to Reduce Injury and Improve Performance

Before you hit the links, a proper golfing warm-up is a good idea. A warm-up can also reduce miss-hits and improve your score.

In the Patient’s Shoes: My ACL Reconstruction Journey as a Physical Therapist Part 3: Returning to Sports

My name is Erik Kust and I am an orthopedic clinician at the Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin. I have countless experiences treating patients for ACL injuries, but after sustaining my…

Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Identification and Treatment

What exactly is carpal tunnel syndrome? We certainly hear a lot about it and Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin’s Dr. Greg Watchmaker says it is the most common hand problem we…

Safety First as OHOW is Now Expanding Elective Surgeries

After the past few months of following safer-at-home protocols due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we wanted to announce we’ve increased our already-robust safety protocols to ensure patients can safely return…

OHOW is Top-Rated for Medicare (CMS) Value-Based Purchasing

It’s no secret that our uncommon focus on patient care sets the Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin apart as an industry leader. From the moment you walk through our doors, you’ll…

Get into the Swing of Spring: 6 Tips to Prevent Golfer’s Elbow & Other Injuries

As soon as spring starts to warm up, many of us start thinking of getting out on the green! But after a long winter hiatus from the course, it’s important…

18 OHOW Physicians Named as Top Doctors by Milwaukee Magazine

We pride ourselves on the many awards and recognitions we’ve earned for our positive patient outcomes, staff satisfaction, and expertise in all things orthopedics. Of course, these many accolades would…

8 Tips for Sciatica Pain Relief

Back pain and discomfort come in many forms, but one of the most common is called sciatica. Sciatica isn’t a condition. Rather, it’s the term for pain in the sciatic…