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Thank You Letter: Perspective From a PT Student

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As part of the rigorous Doctorate of Physical Therapy curriculum, physical therapy students are required to complete 3-5 clinical internships at various clinics, hospitals, nursing homes and other rehabilitation centers for 6-12 weeks in each setting. Students are assigned to a clinical instructor/preceptor (“CI” for short) who serves as a mentor during their clinical rotation. […]

Quick Facts About Physical Therapy School

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PT Education Requirements 4 years of undergraduate study and 3 years of graduate school Some programs offer a 3 + 3 accelerated degree Most programs have a research component Clinical rotations/Internships (varies by school) 40-46 weeks Doctorate of Physical Therapy (DPT) – All PT programs are now Doctorate programs.  Individuals are no longer able to […]

Play for Patrick Event Sign-up!

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Play for Patrick was a foundation that was started in 2014 after the tragic death of 14-year-old Patrick Schoonover at a hockey tournament in Duluth.  Patrick was a healthy 14 year old had an undiagnosed heart defect that caused him to die on the ice with no previous signs of stress.  Out of the tragedy […]

A Letter to Wendy: OSI Patient Success Story & Update!

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Hi Wendy! Jess here, the rock climber you’ve helped for several hand and wrist issues over the past year. I’m really psyched to say that my hands, wrists, elbows, and shoulders feel fantastic and I’ve been doing some of my best climbing to date recently! I just got back from a trip to Devil’s Tower […]

Testimonial: St. Paul Winter Carnival Securian 1/2 Marathon

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Testimonial: St. Paul Winter Carnival Securian 1/2 Marathon I ran in the St. Paul Winter Carnival Securian 1/2 marathon yesterday. The weather was perfect. The last mile or so is tough, up a steep hill from the river. For the most part the course is nice, along Shepard Road which runs along the river to […]

Coordinated Care For Sports Medicine

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Coordinated Care For Sports Medicine When it comes to your health, good communication is key in helping you achieve success in your care journey.   OSI Physical Therapy, St. Croix Orthopaedics and Westfields Hospital & Clinic share a commitment to improving health in our local communities. Because New Richmond is an active health-conscious community, it makes […]

Fun and Fundraising Activities at Lake Fest!

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Fun and Fundraising Activities at Lake Fest! Several businesses and organizations plan fundraising events as part of the Lake Fest activities. Each of these events offers a great opportunity for people to support a worthy cause!  Please be sure to support the fundraising events listed below that have been planned for Lake Fest 2014:   […]

Lake Fest Highlights The Talents Of Current And Former Residents!

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Lake Fest Highlights The Talents Of Current And Former Residents! While Lake Fest weekend events are focused on outdoor fun, during the week Lake Fest celebrates academics, arts and athletics with three events highlighting current and former residents of the Forest Lake area. A ceremony on the evening of Monday, June 2, 2014 will include […]

Free Events And Activities At Lake Fest!

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Free Events And Activities At Lake Fest All of the Lake Fest events are made possible due to the support and sponsorships of local businesses and organizations. The majority of Lake Fest activities are offered to the community free of charge.  The Forest Lake area is fortunate to have such an active and involved Chamber […]

The History of Lake Fest: Preparation For Fun In The Forest 2014

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The History of Lake Fest: Preparation For Fun In The Forest 2014 In 1912, a single graduate became the first person to finish his high school education in a Forest Lake school. Over the last century, thousands of students have come through Forest Lake Area Schools, many of them staying in the area and helping […]