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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 […]

Having Trouble Sleeping? 12 Ways to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

Are you having trouble sleeping? Sleep is crucial for your health and wellbeing. Whether you’re looking for more energy, seeking a brighter mood, or hoping to increase your mental and physical stamina, better sleep is often the answer. But if you’re having trouble sleeping, you may be missing out on all the benefits the Sandman […]

Standing Desk Ergonomics: 7 Benefits of Standing at Work

We’ve all been there, slumped over a computer, typing away, back aching, shoulders hunched, as the hours tick away. Chances are if you’ve ever been in this (poor) position, you’ve likely wondered about the benefits of standing at work. Standing desks and treadmill desks have gained in popularity over the past several years. A recent […]

Stay Cool as Ice: 7 Ice Hockey Tips to Prevent Injury

Hockey players will tell you there’s no sport greater than ice hockey. Those who play genuinely love the game and enjoy the toughness and challenge of their time on the rink. Ice hockey isn’t for the faint of heart, however. It’s a full-contact sport, and even for kids, it’s essential to follow ice hockey tips […]

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, […]

OHOW Doctors Timeshare to Offer More Orthopedic Services in Greenfield

At the Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin, we want to make your orthopedic care as convenient and easily accessible as possible. With our main hospital in Glendale and five satellite physical therapy locations in the greater Milwaukee area, we’re making sure you get the physical therapy and orthopedic services you need, wherever you live. For our […]

Prevent Heavy Backpack Strain: 6 Tips for Returning Students

As everyone’s thoughts turn to back-to-school, kids are getting ready to gear up after a (longer than usual) break. While we’re not sure exactly what school will look like in the fall, one ongoing concern for students is the strain and stress from heavy backpacks. While many schools are streamlining their books, especially at the […]

4 Key Ways We Prioritize Patient Safety Awareness at OHOW

Whether you’re undergoing an outpatient procedure, an overnight stay, or a therapy visit, patient safety awareness is our driving force. Our staff is deeply committed to deliver the safe care our patients expect and our organization relies on. Patient Safety Awareness Week is the perfect time to share our approaches that comprise the OHOW difference.