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.
A torn Achilles tendon can result from a fall that forces the foot into a dorsiflexed position (think toes forced towards your shin) or a forceful push-off motion that stresses the tendon beyond its capacity.
As Wisconsinites shovel their way through the recent snowfall that graces the midwest each and every year, the physicians at Orthopaedic Associates of Wisconsin anticipate the injuries that often result.
As Orthopaedic Associates of Wisconsin marches into 2021 with eager anticipation, we areexcited to welcome a new member to our team. Come February 1st, Dr. Ljiljana Bogunovic willbe seeing patients at our Golf Road clinic in Pewaukee.
It feels as though COVID-19 precautions have led us directly into the cold winter months, and the desire to leave the house to go out into the cold to a potentially germ-ridden gym has all but evaporated.
The decorations are up at our clinic in Pewaukee, and the holiday spirit is in the air. Though the snow has yet to fall, we are poised and ready to help you through the injuries that snow, ice, and too much eggnog can bring.