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Desk Ergonomics: 4 Tips for a Comfortable and Healthy Home Workspace

Over the last few years, life has changed for many, including how and where we work. With an increase in remote workers, many of us are looking for ideas to create the optimal healthy home workspace. Many remote workers use what they already own—kitchen chairs, couches, folding chairs, dining tables, and countertops to set up […]

OHOW Recognizes New Board-Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialists

Becoming a Board-Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist within the physical therapy profession is a highly esteemed accolade designating physical therapists as experts in their field. Earning the Board-Certified Orthopaedic Clinical Specialist title requires professional development and additional study. The Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin is honored to announce three of our physical therapists, Eddie Ericksen, Matt Pitton, […]

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. […]

The OHOW Mequon Physical Therapy Clinic Will Open on June 28th

The Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin is excited to announce the latest addition to our expanding group of physical therapy clinics. On June 28th, 2021, we will open our Mequon physical therapy clinic. This clinic marks our seventh and newest physical therapy and sports medicine clinic in Wisconsin. The 4,000 square-foot physical therapy clinic is at […]

What to Expect After Knee Replacement Surgery

At the advice of your physician, after much consideration and a struggle through stiffness, swelling, and knee pain, it’s time to schedule your total knee replacement surgery. While surgery isn’t always the first solution to knee discomfort, it’s often the ultimate intervention in the case of knee osteoarthritis. But facing surgery is often anxiety invoking. […]

7 Winter Activities to Keep You Active in the Cold Weather

When the weather turns icy, many of us turn to the couch. There’s nothing quite as cozy as reading a book with a hot cup of tea and a stack of holiday cookies. BUT before you go into full hibernation mode, pause. There’s nothing wrong with relaxing in the winter, but it’s crucial that you […]

10 Tips for Preventing Elbow Injuries

Elbow injuries are quite common and often avoidable. Here are 10 tips for preventing elbow injuries.

Recovering from a Shoulder Injury: What You Really Need to Know

Regardless of how your shoulder injury occurs, you want to know what to do to make it better and quickly! At Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin, our team of experts can help you get on the right path for recovering from a shoulder injury. Our practitioners are happy to guide you in your recovery.

Understanding Orthotics: How the Right Footwear Prevents Injury and Promotes Proper Body Mechanics

Before you lace up those sneakers, start by understanding orthotics. Explore how the right footwear prevents injury and helps you stay healthy.