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In the Patient’s Shoes: My ACL Reconstruction Journey as a Physical Therapist

Erik Kust, PT, DPT, OCS My name is Erik Kust, and I am a board-certified clinical specialist in orthopaedic physical therapy at Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin. While I’m usually on the other side of the ACL reconstruction surgery journey, I experienced it firsthand as a patient last year. I wanted to detail my journey after […]

ACL Injuries – Everything You Need to Know

It is estimated that there are 200,000 ACL injuries per year in the United States. Due to the prevalence of this injury, there are often many questions about how ACL tears occur, treatment options, and the healing process.  Dr. Todd Swenson, an Orthopaedic Surgeon from the Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin, provides you with everything you need to know about ACL injuries.

How Do I Know If I Am Ready For A Knee Replacement?

How do you know when it’s time to make knee surgery an option? Find out what you need to know.

2018 National League MVP Christian Yelich Sustains Season-Ending Patellar (Knee Cap) Fracture

Board Certified Orthopedic surgeon, Patrick Jost, from Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin, provides expert commentary on Christian Yelich’s knee injury and recovery.