Bones can fracture, muscles can strain, ligaments can sprain, and joints can become arthritic, but what about nerves? Nerves are subject to injury as well. One region of the body that is subject to nerve injury is the brachial plexus.
In the great realm of joint replacements, the total ankle arthroplasty is one of the lesser known procedures. Despite not being widely known, ankle replacements have actually been around for years and years.
Orthopaedic Associates of Wisconsin is opening a new location at Brookfield Square on June 1st! We are absolutely thrilled to be expanding our practice to reach our Milwaukee-area patients and accommodate all of their orthopaedic needs.
The long-awaited baseball season is here once again! After a year of limited baseball due to the COVID pandemic, players and fans alike seem to be particularly excited to see action on the diamond once again.
The standard course of healing for fractures takes about 3-4 months. The first stage of healing is inflammatory in nature and is typically the most painful. Patients find the injured area to be swollen, sore, and often bruised.
When it comes to surgical intervention of the spine, patients are often intimidated by the prospect. We get it. It is a bit overwhelming to consider that someone (as qualified as they might be) will be making an incision over your spinal cord.
One of the lesser known conditions in the orthopaedic world is compartment syndrome and,understandably so, because it is relatively rare.However, it also requires immediate medical attention due to the potential for irreparable damage if left untreated.