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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.

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 […]

5 Reasons Why It’s Critical to Follow Your Physical Therapist’s Directions for Effective Surgery Recovery

Listen to your clinician! Here are 5 reasons why following your physical therapist’s instructions after your orthopedic procedure is crucial for effective surgical recovery.

Indoor Workout Tips: 6 Ideas to Keep You Moving After a Busy Summer

We all welcomed summer’s warm weather and longer days and relished the chance to get outside and move after what seemed like the longest spring ever. But as the days get shorter and a little chillier, it’s time to think about staying fit with indoor workouts. Whether you workout at home or belong to a […]

Keep Your Athlete Safe with These 8 Football Injury Prevention Tips

Despite the challenging times, football season is around the corner and it sure would be nice to see our kids gear up and have some fun in the Friday night lights of the stadium! Whether your athlete is in peewee, flag football, junior varsity, varsity or beyond, you’ll want to keep them safe by taking […]

The Benefits of Hydrotherapy as Part of a Physical Therapy Regimen

Think the pool is just for kids? Think again! Hydrotherapy can be a valuable part of physical therapy, incorporating low-impact exercises, injury recovery, and joint health. There are many great benefits to including hydrotherapy in a physical therapy regimen, so we encourage both doctors and patients to fully explore this extremely effective PT option. For […]

Ride Safe This Summer by Following 6 Important Bicycle Safety Tips

There’s nothing quite as fun as a bicycle ride in the summer. With your feet on the pedals and the wind in your face, biking feels exhilarating and free! Riding a bike takes us back to our younger years. After spending the spring months cooped up indoors this year, biking is especially appealing. Better still, […]

The OHOW Wauwatosa Physical Therapy Clinic is Now Open

The Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin is excited to announce the latest addition to our expanding group of physical therapy clinics. On June 29th, 2020, we will open our Wauwatosa physical therapy clinic. This clinic marks our sixth and newest physical therapy and sports medicine clinic in Wisconsin.

Running Your First 5K: 8 Tips for Beginning Runners

The days are getting longer, and warm temperatures are calling us outdoors. This year, given the recent closures and time spent at home, many of us are even more eager to start moving. Whether you’re new to the sport of running or thinking of taking it up again, it’s a great, simple way to exercise outdoors. Crystal Toll PT, MPT, CSCS, CMTPT offers advice for beginning runners working towards running their first 5K.