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Safety First as OHOW is Now Expanding Elective Surgeries

After the past few months of following safer-at-home protocols due to the COVID-19 outbreak, we wanted to announce we’ve increased our already-robust safety protocols to ensure patients can safely return for elective surgeries. We’re now accepting appointments and working to reschedule elective procedures and therapies that were delayed due to COVID-19. We also wanted to […]

Enjoy the Snow with These 7 Winter Injury Prevention Tips

Whether you enjoy snow sports or are just stuck cleaning it up, Dr. Joseph Kroner from the Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin has some great winter injury prevention advice to keep you healthy and safe.

Cold Weather Safety: How to Avoid Winter Slips and Falls

Winter is once again upon us! Here in Wisconsin, the coldest weather typically occurs in January and February. As we know all too well, cold temperatures lead to snow, sleet, and ice—increasing the likelihood of winter slips and falls.Fortunately, you don’t need to spend the season hibernating indoors to avoid injury. There are plenty of ways to steer clear of these common winter weather hazards and keep yourself safe.