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Understanding Brain Injuries

Neurological conditions such as brain injuries are more common than many realize, affecting millions of individuals and their families worldwide. These complex and often misunderstood disorders can dramatically alter lives, presenting unique challenges and inspiring remarkable stories of resilience and recovery. Whether it’s a sudden traumatic injury or a progressive neurological disease, understanding the science, […]

Gardening Ergonomics

Gardening Ergonomics with Sport & Spine It’s that familiar time again here in central Wisconsin. We’re trading in our snow shovels and winter boots for gardening tools and watering cans as spring finally graces us with its presence. While the warmer weather brings a renewed sense of joy and energy, it’s crucial to keep in […]

The Benefits of Direct Access to Physical Therapy at Sport & Spine

streamline your rehab In the realm of healthcare, access to timely and effective treatment plays a crucial role in promoting recovery and overall well-being. At Sport & Spine, we recognize the importance of streamlined access to physical therapy services, which is why we offer direct access to our clinic for patients seeking relief from pain, […]

Physical Activity While Sick

Prioritizing your physical activity while sick can be tough! In these ongoing challenges navigating health concerns like COVID-19 and the recent emergence of the norovirus, Sport & Spine understands the importance of adapting your home exercise (HEP) program while also prioritizing your well-being. Amidst these uncertainties, maintaining consistency with your HEP becomes even more crucial. […]

Winter Physical Activity in Central Wisconsin

Winter in Wisconsin is a beautiful time of the year, but it can also be a challenge when it comes to staying active.    When it’s cold and the days get shorter, it’s so tempting to hunker down with a good book on the couch. But keeping up with some physical activity is important for […]

FOOSH: Fall on Outstretched Hand

FOOSH Injuries One of the common injury mechanisms resulting from falls is known as a FOOSH (Fall On an Out Stretched Hand) injury. Despite its funny name, a FOOSH injury can severely impact your upper extremity, leading to significant loss of function. This type of injury occurs when, during a fall, an individual attempts to […]

What is Dry Needling?

DRY NEEDLING FOR TRIGGER POINT RELEASE Have you seen Merrie’s recent dry needling session videos on Facebook, TikTok, or Instagram? Or are you simply interested in learning more about this treatment and its advantages? Either way, we’ve got you covered with this blog post about dry needling. WHAT IS DRY NEEDLING? Dry needling is a […]

My Previvor Journey

  October Is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! To celebrate and honor everyone touched by breast cancer, one of our team members bravely shares her journey, including her family’s battles with cancer, genetic testing, and preventive measures against breast, ovarian, and uterine cancer. She also walks us through some of her struggles along her journey and […]

Falls Prevention with Sport & Spine

Fall Prevention Have you fallen recently or are becoming more scared of falling? Falls can be scary and painful. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 1 in 4 people who are 65 years and older fall each year. In that statistic alone, falling seems scary. However, we have good news for […]

Summer Walking Program

  Get outside and join a summer walking program. As the weather continues to get warmer in Central Wisconsin, now is a perfect time to get started on a walking program for fitness. Regular physical activity has been shown to improve cardiovascular and respiratory function (heart and lungs), decrease stress and anxiety, improve sleep quality, […]

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