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.
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.