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A Year In Review: Patient Testimonials

A rewarding highlight of this past year has been receiving positive testimonials from our patients. Whether they’ve been through a Google review, a survey response, or an in-person comment, hearing about your positive experiences with your care means so much to our hardworking staff. Plus, your feedback is a part of what helps us be […]

New Year’s Resolutions to Improve Bone Density

With the new year comes new goals. It’s the time of year when many people set up New Year’s Resolutions to step toward improving their health. If you’ve decided to set new goals this year, it’s important to keep in mind that many common health goals like improving your diet, exercise routine and forming healthy […]

8 Tips to Stay Healthy During the Holidays and Keep Up Traditions

The holidays mean delicious food, extra indulgence, and gatherings with friends and family. It can also mean that you have many resolutions to get back on track by the time the new year rolls around. This year, what if you take a different approach? Staying healthy during the holidays doesn’t mean giving up on the […]

Preoperative Planning Steps to Make Surgery Simple

Preoperative Planning: 3 Steps to Make Your Surgery Simple Do you have a surgical procedure coming up? It’s not uncommon to have some questions or concerns as you start your preoperative planning. At the Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin, our goal is to help you feel comfortable and confident before, during, and after your surgery. While […]

E-sports Health and Safety: 5 Tips to Prevent Injuries from the Popular Trend

As one of the fastest-growing trends in competitive videogaming, e-sports boasts over 380 million audience members globally and an annual revenue of over $906 million. To put that in perspective, American & Canadian Major League Soccer brings in about $860 million in revenue. While e-sports haven’t quite reached the revenue of the NFL, NBA, or […]

A Patient’s Story: Mary Stephan – Debilitating Hip Pain to World Champion

For many experiencing debilitating joint pain, stepping back from the activities you love can be heartbreaking. For Mary Stephan, a former Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin patient, hip pain forced her to step away from her active lifestyle and limited her ability to participate in her life-long passion – training and riding horses competitively.  After getting […]

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 […]

Got Noisy Joints? What You Need to Know About Joint Cracks and Pops

Kevin Campion, PT, MPT “My shoulder makes a noise when I move. Is that bad?” Substitute shoulder for knee, neck, or ankle, and some version of the “noisy joints” question is heard nearly every day in our physical therapy clinics.  Most of us know that joints can make noises: cracks, pops, snaps, clicks, and more. […]

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 […]