Tag Archives: Sport & Spine

Torn Groin: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

Torn Groin A torn groin, or groin strain, is a painful and often debilitating condition that can affect anyone, particularly athletes. This injury occurs when the muscles in the groin area are stretched or torn, often during sports that involve sudden movements like sprinting or jumping. If you think you might have a torn groin, [...]

Spring Cleaning Tips

It’s spring cleaning season As spring rolls around in Central Wisconsin, it’s the perfect opportunity to freshen up our living spaces with some good ol’ spring cleaning. While some of us eagerly embrace the challenge, others may approach it with trepidation. What many may not realize is that the highest risk of injury often lurks […]

Tips for Maximizing Your Physical Therapy Sessions

Ready to get the most out of your physical therapy sessions? Whether you’re just beginning your physical therapy journey or have been diligently attending sessions for a while, there are ways to amplify the benefits of each session with your physical therapist for longevity. At Sport & Spine, we recognize the importance of optimizing your […]

Meet Kris Bundy, Medical Receptionist!

Name: Kris Bundy Clinic Location: Wittenberg, Wisconsin Title: Medical Receptionist Kris is the smiling face that greets you when you first walk in the doors of Sport & Spine in Wittenberg, WI. Raised in the Home of the Hodag. Rhinelander, WI, Kris is a transplant to the Hatley area. While a patient of Sport Spine, Kris […]

Meet Dr. Luke Wirkus, DTP!

Name: Dr. Luke Wirkus Clinic Location: Wittenberg, Wisconsin Title: Partner/Director of Sport & Spine What do you like most about working in Physical Therapy?:   “Seeing the success of our patients”  JB: Luke, thank you for chatting with me! I’m excited to learn more about you and your community! First off, where are you from? Luke: […]

Meet Diane Fortek, PTA!

Name: Diane Fortek Clinic Location: Wittenberg, Wisconsin Title: Physical Therapy Assistant What is your favorite quote or saying?:   “If you’re the smartest person in the room, you’re in the wrong room.”    JB: Welcome to the Sport & Spine team, and thank you for taking the time for this interview so our followers and patients can get […]

Fall Prevention Tips

Ever wonder why fall prevention is such a big deal? Fall prevention becomes increasingly crucial as we age, especially for those 65 and above.  According to the CDC, an alarming average of 36 million falls occur each year among this age group, affecting a staggering 1 in 4 people. To ensure the well-being of both [...]

6 Easy Ways To Reduce Stress

Are you looking for ways to reduce your stress? As the holiday season rapidly approaches, stress levels tend to soar. Striving for perfection in holiday gatherings, choosing the right gifts for loved ones, and juggling multiple festive events can be overwhelming. If you have kids, the stress levels multiply. Fortunately, Sport & Spine is here [...]

Physical Therapy in Sport

The new school year is here! Athletes are starting back up for the school season. Injuries can occur due to overtraining after the summer relaxation period or through an accident while playing the sport. Physical Therapy services are here to prevent injuries or to get you back to playing your sport again after the injury.  [...]