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Just for Runners: How to Improve Your Cadence

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Hello all you runners out there! Whether you are a seasoned marathoner or new to the sport of running, I have one word for you that may make a big difference in how you run and reduce potential injuries – CADENCE. What is Cadence?  Cadence is how many steps you take in a minute.  It […]

Update on Returning to Sports After Having an ACL Reconstruction

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I have been a practicing Physical Therapist for 20 years in outpatient orthopedics and sports medicine and have helped rehab my share of athletes after having their ACL reconstructed.  I recently went to a continuing education course talking about updates on the topic of how to better return our athletes to their sports after having […]

5 Facts About Osteoporosis You Need To Know

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May is Osteoporosis month! Did you know that May is Osteoporosis month and OSI is partnering with Entira Family Clinics to help bring awareness? Here are 8 facts about this diagnosis: Osteoporosis is a condition that causes broken bone in millions of Americans. Fact #1: An estimated 44 million Americans have low bone density, or osteoporosis. Fact […]

3 Great Tips for Posture Given to Rosebud’s Cottage

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3 Great Tips for Posture Given to Rosebud’s Cottage I recently had the pleasure of speaking to a lovely group of women at Rosebud’s Cottage in downtown White Bear Lake.  I was invited to speak to these ladies regarding posture, more specifically proper posture while crafting, quilting, or sewing.  I am sure many of you […]

New Running Post: Songs Beats Per Minute (BPM) That I Run To

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New Running Post: Songs Beats Per Minute (BPM) That I Run To Happy 2015 everyone!  As we get into a new  year, I, like many, think about what improvements I can make and what goals do I have.  One of them is to get back into running more consistently.   I had high hopes for […]

Everyday Household Items To Use For Your Workouts

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I have a really darling 6 year old who is not afraid to speak her mind and although I think this quality will serve her well in life, I may need to help refine how and when she expresses her opinions.  For example, recently she blurted out that I have bingo arms.  What are bingo arms you […]

Did You Know OSI Offers Foot Orthotics?

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Did You Know OSI Offers Foot Orthotics? Orthotics, by definition, is an external device to help correct the shape of the foot, decrease abnormal forces, control the foot position to provide easier movement and decrease pain. Here at OSI, we have Physical Therapists who make custom orthotics for a person.  People who seek out custom […]

My Newest Obsession: Paddle Boarding

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My Newest Obsession: Paddle Boarding I recently purchased a paddle board.  I have been coveting these things for a couple of years.  I always thought it looked so fun, a great way to get out on the water, a great way to be outside and be active.  I rented one on Lake Harriet a couple […]

Tips From ‘The Prose’: 4 Posture Tips While Sitting In The Car

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4 Posture Tips While Sitting In The Car For my family, Summer is the time of year we tend to take longer car trips.  The Dells are a yearly stop for us and last year we had our first multi day adventure in the car and drove out to Mount Rushmore.  I think there are […]

How To Keep Our Young Athletes Healthy

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How To Keep Our Young Athletes Healthy Now that Summer break is upon us (I hear some of you groaning and some of you cheering), kids often ramp up their athletic activity.  They aren’t in school, so often this is the time when they go off to camp to practice their favorite sport or increase […]

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