Archive: Dec 2016

Freezing Temperatures and Sports Fans

As the season change and the pressure starts to drop we see the inevitable. Winter is Coming! The winter wonderland season may be the happiest time of the year, but it also brings real dangers to be aware of. According to the US Army public Health Center, frostbite and hypothermia are the most common cold weather related injuries.  (more…)

“Wait, am I shrinking?”

Working in orthopedics we often see the shrinking population. Shrinking in the sense that gravity seems to taking hold with every birthday. A commonly heard statement is, "I used to be 5' 7" and now I am 5'4", what happened!?" Well, we're going to try to get to the bottom of this phenomenon. (more…)

Winter is Coming.

Are you ready for the inevitable ice and snow coming our way? Old man winter is sending a dangerously icy bite our way. Are you and your car ready for a Midwest winter? Don’t forget to be prepared for the afternoon ice storm that may blow through our town.   (more…)