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Spring Hiking Safety: Tips To Avoid Common Hiking Hazards

As the snow has all melted away, it’s finally time to go out and enjoy nature. Hiking is a fantastic way to experience the outdoors and stay active, but it…

Spring Cycling Safety: 8 Tips for an Injury-Free Ride

As soon as spring hits, Wisconsinites head outdoors. For some, that means hopping on a bike and enjoying the warm breeze, sunshine, and blooming flowers along many of Wisconsin’s beautiful…

Flat Feet – How to Treat This Common Foot Condition

“Flat feet”, also known as fallen arches or pes planus, is a common foot deformity that affects the arch of the foot. As the medial longitudinal arch flattens over time…

Low Back Pain: Common Causes, Prevention, and Treatment

Have you been battling with an achy low back? If you work a sedentary job, you likely have felt a painful low back after a full day of work. While…

OHOW Weight Loss Clinic: A Success Story

More than one-third of Americans are obese. And as the prevalence of obesity continues to increase, the risk for several health conditions also increases. Often, obesity is associated with the…

Sprained Ankle: How to Prevent this Common Sports Injury

Whether you’ve tripped in high heels, landed poorly from a jump, or even just made an award step, almost everyone has experienced injuring or rolling their ankle. One of the…

What is Dry Needling? A Natural Way to Treat Pain

The term “dry needling” might be intimidating when you first hear it. Most people have an aversion to needles due to having shots as a child or a painful reaction…

5 Tips to Prevent ACL Injury During Winter Sports

Exercise has several health benefits, both physical and mental. At Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin, we see a clear link between health and exercise and we recommend exercising year-round. But staying…

OHOW Named “ESGR Above and Beyond” Award Winner

Wisconsin Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR) has named Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin (OHOW) as one of the top 15 employers in the state for Guard and Reserve…