Written by: Bryan Royce, M.D. A wrist injury most often occurs due to a fall on an outstretched hand when an athlete is trying to “brace” themselves. A hand injury most often occurs due to a direct blow from a ball, the floor or another player. Treatment – Fractures with normal alignment are often treated […]
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Osteoporosis is a condition characterized by low bone density. People with low bone density stand a greater chance of fracturing their bones. The elderly and frail are at greater risk from falls, which can lead to bone fracture. Osteopenia is the start of bone loss or the start of the condition called osteoporosis. Osteopenia unlike […]
Written by: Stuart Wertheimer, DPM, Ripon Medical Center Sprained ankles are a very common injury that I see in my office. Most people think of spraining your ankle while competing in sports, but sprains often occur just by stepping wrong, anywhere, on an uneven surface, ultimately cause damage to ligaments that surround and support the […]
Summer is right around the corner, and most athletes are working hard in their spring sport or already thinking ahead to the fall. To take advantage of the upcoming summer, it’s important to stay focused on your training, especially these five things. 1) Nutrition: Proper nutrition is essential to the high school athlete. Whether your […]
Recently, Dr. Andrew Judkins and Dr. Bryan Henslin joined the staff at Agnesian HealthCare. The two providers discussed what chiropractic is and what services they are offering in our area to help patients.
When setting up a training program for one of our fitness members I heard a familiar question. “How do I motivate myself to keep coming”. It’s a question that all of us ask ourselves during workouts or even in our daily lives. The answer isn’t simple, it’s not about willpower or rewards. It boils down […]
Golf is one of the higher injury-producing sports played in the United States. One would think hitting a little ball with a club wouldn’t cause that many injuries. However, there is a tremendous amount of force traveling through the body to project that little bar further. Elbow injuries are the most common among amateur golfers, […]
Do you have physical limitations that impair your ability to complete any of your “normal” daily activities? An occupational therapist at Agnesian HealthCare may be able to help to improve quality of life if the limitations are caused by shoulder to hand dysfunction, chronic pain, deconditioning due to cancer treatment, lymphedema or incontinence. April is […]
Dr. Eric Nelson, an orthopedic surgeon at Waupun Memorial Hospital was recently interviewed about his job. He also discussed options for hip pain, such as hip resurfacing or hip replacement. Listen now.
Written by: Bryan Royce, M.D. Shoulder instability is usually caused from a fall on an outstretched arm or being hit in the arm while the arm is out to the side. Many times this will damage the shoulder labrum (the soft tissue ring that helps the shoulder stay in place) or it may even damage […]
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