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Manage And Improve Your Symptoms By Breathing

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Manage And Improve Your Symptoms By Breathing “Nearly every physical problem is accompanied by a disturbance of breathing. But which comes first?“ -HANS WELLER, MD So whether you experience anxiety reactions, headaches, fibromyalgia, insomnia, Myofascial pain, neck, jaw or back pain that seems out of control, than your breath maybe a tool that you can […]

YMCA Senior Health Fair

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YMCA Senior Health Fair Ryan Tully, PT and I participated in the WBL YMCA Senior Health Fair on September 10th this past week.  This was my 3rd year participating in this community event which draws a good crowd of local seniors.  Many of whom that attend this fair already take an active approach at managing […]

When The Head Aches, The Urine Leaks And The Jaw Pops

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When The Head Aches, The Urine Leaks And The Jaw Pops Have you heard of Biofeedback?  Well have you ever stepped on a scale?  It gives you feedback whether you like it or not.  It might tell you to hit the gym.  How about a thermometer?  That also gives you feedback like it’s time to […]

First Aid at a “Crime Scene”

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First Aid at a “Crime Scene” Story #1 My older daughter’s 12th birthday involved a bike ride, a steering wheel imbedded into her thigh narrowly missing her femoral artery.  The road looked like what my daughter described as a “crime scene”.  There was a river of blood running down the cracks in the asphalt.  She […]

Gavin Pugh: A Fight Against The Clock!!

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We are in the business of restoring function to our patients.  Though we inherit nicknames like “physical terrorists” we are a caring community.  We treat the young and old, injuries from weekend warriors and sports, we treat and counsel families, we treat the effects of strokes and diseases.  We see patients who we grow to know.  We’ve been with them when […]

Meet The Team: Kristine Sicora, PTA At OSI In Maplewood

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(I am the hockey chick with the purple band in the middle of the back row) Meet The Team:  Kristine Sicora, PTA At OSI In Maplewood My name is Kristine Sicora and I am a Physical Therapist Assistant at OSI Physical Therapy in Maplewood. I am a hockey and soccer mom to Lauren (14) and […]

Active Life Fair At Shoreview Community Center

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How to make your Physical Age Lower than your Biological Age The Active Life Fair is an annual event in Shoreview. OSI Physical Therapy participated in Shoreview Community Center’s Senior Fair on November 13th, 2013.  Myself and Dean Erie, physical therapist connected with the young at heart while discussing the effects of decreased strength and […]