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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 […]

Have a Happy Healthy Holiday and New Year | Tips to Keep Winter Joint Pain Away

While the winter season is full of festive fun, it can also bring winter joint aches and pains. The cold makes our muscles tense up. This tension can lead to less mobility and flexibility in the joints. To some degree, feeling slower and stiffer in the winter is natural. It doesn’t help that the holiday […]

Navigating the Court: A Guide to Common Basketball Injuries and How to Stay in the Game

Basketball is an exhilarating sport that demands speed, agility, and teamwork. As fans, we celebrate the awe-inspiring dunks, precision three-pointers, and strategic plays that define the game. However, the fast-paced nature of the game exposes players to various injuries.    At the Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin, basketball season also means we see an increase in sprains, […]

Aaron Rodgers Suffers Achilles Tear – What is This Painful Injury?

The eagerly awaited first “Monday Night Football” game of the season took a somber turn as former Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers endured a crushing Achilles tear during his debut with the New York Jets. The injury, being revealed in an MRI and confirmed by multiple sources, may require surgery to repair and months […]

7 Effective Tips to Improve Posture While Working a Sedentary Job

In the digital age, many of us work from home or in an office environment. These positions can lead to a sedentary lifestyle, with many hours hunched over a computer. While your risk for an acute injury in these jobs is low, it is still vital to consider your orthopedic health. Poor posture and prolonged sitting can […]

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 […]

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