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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 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.
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.
Before you hit the links, a proper golfing warm-up is a good idea. A warm-up can also reduce miss-hits and improve your score.
In the Patient’s Shoes: My ACL Reconstruction Journey as a Physical Therapist Part 3: Returning to Sports
My name is Erik Kust and I am an orthopedic clinician at the Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin. I have countless experiences treating patients for ACL injuries, but after sustaining my own injury, I was in the patient’s shoes. After going through the ACL reconstruction process, it was time for me to return to sports.
In the Patient’s Shoes: My ACL Reconstruction Journey as a Physical Therapist Part 2: Post-Surgical Recovery
As a Physical Therapist, after tearing my ACL and undergoing surgery, this is what it feels like to be the patient going through post-surgical recovery and rehabilitation.