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Stay Safe and Enjoy the Ride: Essential Summer Biking Tips and Benefits

As summer approaches, there is no better time to get outside and explore. Hopping on a bicycle is the perfect way to combine summer wanderlust with a low-impact physical activity that provides many benefits. Not only do you gain mental health benefits from exercising and sunshine, but biking can also be excellent exercise to improve your joint health and […]

Exercise During Pregnancy: Experience a Happy and Healthy Pregnancy

Regular exercise has numerous health benefits across all stages of life, including pregnancy. While it is recommended to consult with your doctor before exercising during pregnancy, with uncomplicated pregnancies, it is encouraged as there are numerous benefits and minimal risks.     No matter what stage of life you are in, the Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin […]

What is Barre? The Top 10 Benefits of Barre Workouts

Whether you’re recovering from an injury or just looking to get stronger, barre is an excellent exercise to try. Inspired by a combination of yoga, Pilates, and ballet, barre is a low-impact, high-intensity total body workout. Barre exercises use body weight or light resistance with high repetitions. The goal is to target each muscle group to failure.  Barre […]

Avoid Being in a Pickle! Enjoy Pickleball & Prevent Injury

Want to enjoy the outdoors? In need of a low-impact team sport? Pickleball might be the perfect fit! Pickleball combines elements of tennis, badminton, and table tennis and is quickly growing in popularity. The sport is known for its ease of learning and is suitable for people of all ages and skill levels. While pickleball […]

Workout from Home: Fitness Apps and Home Workout Tips

With the business of the season ahead, summer fun may not allow you to keep up with your regular fitness routine. Sneaking in a home workout may be essential to ensure you keep active. Or, if you can’t make it to the gym or a regular fitness activity, home workouts are necessary to keep moving.   […]

From Swing to Sling: A Guide to Prevent Common Golf Wrist Injuries

Golf is in full swing. Taking your game to the next level this season will require a lot of practice, patience, and skill. And like any other sport, golf also comes with its own set of risks and potential injuries. The most common injuries that golfers will experience are wrist injuries.  In the blog post […]

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 can also be challenging and potentially dangerous. When in nature, various terrains and environmental factors can easily cause injury to your bones, muscles, and joints […]

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 risk of health issues such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and stroke. But being obese can also make surgery more challenging and can increase your […]

Workout At Home: 7 Tips to Keep You Safe and Healthy

A month into the new year, you may still be figuring out how to keep yourself accountable to new fitness goals. Setting up a workout at home routine is an affordable and easy way to keep yourself on track to meet goals. But it might not be as easy as it seems, especially if you’re […]