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Learn How to Improve Posture and Prevent Back Pain with These 6 Tips

Are you in a slump? We’ve all experienced the neck strain from hunching over the computer or bending over our phone for hours. Many of us engage in activities that are counter-productive to improving our posture. So, is posture that important? In short, yes. Having the proper posture prevents strain on your neck and shoulders. […]

Prevent Heavy Backpack Strain: 6 Tips for Returning Students

As everyone’s thoughts turn to back-to-school, kids are getting ready to gear up after a (longer than usual) break. While we’re not sure exactly what school will look like in the fall, one ongoing concern for students is the strain and stress from heavy backpacks. While many schools are streamlining their books, especially at the […]

Shoulder Pain? Rotator Cuff Surgery May Be in Your Future

Are you experiencing shoulder pain? It may be a rotator cuff injury. Dr. Ryan Kehoe from the Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin’s surgical team explains what you need to know about rotator cuff surgery.

7 Tips to Take the Stress Out of Your Operation: How to Prepare for Shoulder Surgery

No matter how much you prepare for shoulder surgery, it’s perfectly normal to experience a few pre-surgery-day jitters. One way we’ve found to alleviate patients’ fear is to provide plenty of information about what to expect before, during, and after shoulder surgery. At Orthopaedic Hospital of Wisconsin, patient comfort and care are our highest priorities. […]