by Corey Wencl, LAT with Agnesian HealthCare It seems like concussions have become an injury that gets more attention than it ever has in the past. With notable concussions to professional athletes being in the news, one can’t help hearing about concussions and being more aware of the harmful short and long-term effects that they [...]
About Agnesian HealthCare Center for Bone & Joint HealthPatients receive individualized assessment and treatment within the Agnesian Center for Bone & Joint Health’s continuum of care, from diagnosis to rehabilitation. The team features board-certified orthopedic surgeons, podiatric medicine and surgery (foot and ankle), physical therapists, athletic trainers and physical therapy assistants. The rehabilitation staff at Agnesian HealthCare’s Sports, Spine & Work Center specializes in one-on-one treatment in state-of-the-art facilities.
Written by: Tyler Schwarz, LAT with Agnesian HealthCare Sports, Spine & Work Center Concussions have been a very popular and hot topic the last couple of years, especially in the world of sports. But many individuals are unsure what constitutes a concussion, and as a result, do not know if they or a family member [...]
Written by :Matt Sheehy, PTA Fall prevention is important for your health. Here are things you can do to minimize your risk for falling. STAND TALL: Shoes-Always wear sensible and good fitting shoes. Tell-Tell family members, friends and your doctor if you feel dizzy. Assistive Device-Always use your cane, walker or other assistive device when [...]
Written by: Joel Mason, DPT, SCS, CSCS Running or jogging often gets a bad rap. Common misconceptions prevent people from participating, such as the notion that running will ruin your knees. Research shows that people who don’t run actually have more knee concerns particularly if they are sedentary (don’t exercise at all). Many people often [...]
Written by: Tyler Norton, PTA Almost everyone is asked the same question when entering just about any healthcare facility with pain. “On a scale of 0/10, could you rate your pain for me?” Everyone experiences pain differently. The purpose of this blog is to inform the general public more specifically, what each number on the [...]
Agnesian HealthCare’s Clark Searle, MD, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon, discusses shoulder injuries and how to prevent them on KFIZ 1450′s Breakfast Club.
Written by: Billie Jo Braatz PT, DPT, LAT Summer is in the air and with that comes the start of America’s favorite pastime, baseball. Each year an increasing number of young children begin partaking in baseball or softball, contributing to the concern for the growing number of injuries occurring from these sports. Shoulder and elbow [...]
Written by: Corey Wencl, LAT with Agnesian HealthCare’s Sports, Spine & Work Center To many it seems like more and more people are tearing their Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) these days. From professional athletes like Adrian Peterson and Robert Griffith III down to our local high school athletes and even some children younger than that [...]
- Agnesian HealthCare enhances on-line health management web site December 4, 2013
- Agnesian HealthCare to sponsor ‘Celebration of Remembrance’ December 2, 2013
- Agnesian HealthCare, Fond du Lac High School collaborating on healthy messages December 2, 2013
- WMH Auxiliary learns about breast health coordinator role December 2, 2013
- Agnesian HealthCare panel works to ‘demystify’ healthcare insurance reform November 27, 2013
- WMH Auxiliary embraces patient, hospital needs November 26, 2013
- Ripon Medical Center Auxiliary hosts bake, craft sale and silent auction November 26, 2013