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Weekend Warriors Beware: 6 Fall Cleanup and Home Repair Safety Tips

When the weather starts to get cool and the kids head back to school, we all start to think about how we’ll prepare our homes for fall and winter. So, if you’re planning on tackling some fall home improvements and cleanup, be sure to follow these home repair safety tips. Fall cleanup can be a […]

6 Back-to-College Health Tips to Help Students Avoid Orthopedic Injuries

For most college students, teen orthopedic health isn’t even on their minds. But orthopedic injuries can occur at any age, and it’s essential to focus on lifelong orthopedic health practices. As we prepare to go back to school, these college health tips can help students avoid common injuries and stay safe. While most teens don’t […]

6 Tips for Summer Water Sports Safety and Injury Prevention

When summer weather hits, most of us can’t wait to get out on the water and enjoy outdoor water sports. But from water skiing and jet skiing, to kayaking and swimming pool games, it’s important to practice water sports safety. Water injuries are common at this time of year. Most of us think of drowning […]

Get Back in the Game: 10 Tips for a Safe Return After a Season Off

Even the most dedicated athlete must take a break occasionally. Whether due to illness, injury, or scheduling conflicts, it’s perfectly natural to take a season off. But after a pause, especially like many of us have taken in the past year, how do you get back in the game? If you’re the parent of a […]

Time to Plan Your Summer Fun Runs and Charity Walks

Fun runs and charity walks are great motivation, whether you’re a running newbie, looking for a new way to stay fit, or coming back to exercise after a hiatus. Best of all, many of these events are available for all abilities and fitness levels, making them an excellent reason to lace up your sneakers. If […]

Get Fit for the New Year: 8 Benefits of Exercise on Mental Health

When people think of getting fit for the New Year, they often have a weight, health, or strength goal in mind—run a 5K, drop 10 pounds, or lower cholesterol. While physical fitness is essential, it may be motivating to examine the benefits of exercise on mental health as well. At the Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin, […]

7 Winter Activities to Keep You Active in the Cold Weather

When the weather turns icy, many of us turn to the couch. There’s nothing quite as cozy as reading a book with a hot cup of tea and a stack of holiday cookies. BUT before you go into full hibernation mode, pause. There’s nothing wrong with relaxing in the winter, but it’s crucial that you […]

Take Caution this Winter: Avoid these Common Causes of Winter Back Injuries

‘Tis the season for joy, fun, and…back pain? While you might not be sliding down chimneys like the big guy, there are still plenty of ways to experience winter back injuries. You might not think of winter as prime time for neck and back injuries. After all, many of us are more active in the […]

Shoot Hoops Safely This Season: 6 Tips for Preventing Common Basketball Injuries

As the weather takes us inside, there’s one indoor sport everyone looks forward to: basketball! Whether you love playing pickup games, helping your kid practice, or plan to join a local rec league, basketball is a blast! It’s a great way to fit in exercise and warm up those colder months. Even from the stands, […]