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Have You Been Told You Are Pre-Diabetic? We Can Help

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It has been a while since I have written about the benefits of exercise for pre-diabetes and diabetes.  I feel that, even though I have written about this topic before, it is well worth discussing again. Pre-diabetes is a condition where a person’s blood glucose is elevated and approaching the levels considered to be diabetic […]

Congratulations! OSI Physical Therapists Recognized at APTA Combined Sections Meeting 2016

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Physical Therapists Recognized at APTA Combined Sections Meeting 2016   On Feb 17-20, 2016, over 11,000 physical therapists and physical therapist assistants descended on Anaheim, California, for the Combined Sections Meeting of the American Physical Therapy Association. This conference is a chance for all the specialty areas in physical therapy to come together. Classes are […]

Early Physical Therapy Important for Children with Down Syndrome (and Orthopedic conditions too!)

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Early Physical Therapy Important for Children with Down Syndrome (and Orthopedic conditions too!) The American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) has worked to educate the public on the importance of early treatment for children with Down Syndrome. Due to the low muscle tone, decreased strength, poor coordination and balance, difficulty with feeding and coordination of hand […]

Dogs Can Be A Physical Therapist’s Best Friend Too!!

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Dogs Can Be A Physical Therapist’s Best Friend Too!! I have a fun story that I thought I would share with you. I currently have a patient that has a foot injury and is doing theraband exercises to strengthen her foot and ankle. Normally with these exercises, the person doing the exercises has to hold […]

FOTO Conference 2015 … A Summary

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FOTO Conference 2015 … A Summary OSI Physical Therapy is committed to providing great value to our patients. It is for that reason that OSI collects outcomes on our patients and uses that data to help manage each patient’s care and to ensure that we are meeting the needs of our patients and producing great […]

The Awesome Things Happening At Our Somerset Location

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Greetings and Happy 2015 from OSI Physical Therapy and The Training Room in Somerset, Wisconsin! I hope that 2015 is a great year for everyone.   The Awesome Things Happening At Our Somerset Location   Outcomes We are happy to report that our outcomes at the Somerset OSI clinic are very high and we have […]

Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association Fall Conference – Concussion Update

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Wisconsin Physical Therapy Association Fall Conference – Concussion Update On Oct. 23-24, 2014, many physical therapists across the state of Wisconsin attended the physical therapy fall conference held in Madison, WI. It was a great conference where classes were offered in a variety of content including ACL injuries, orthopedic injuries in pediatric patients, hip arthroscopy, […]

Take Me Out To The Ball Game

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On Friday, Sept. 5th, myself (manager at Somerset OSI), Linda Olsen (manager at Stillwater OSI), Mike Brown (manager at Lake Elmo OSI), and Tony O’Bright (manager at Maplewood OSI) were lucky to be able to go to the Twins game together.  We had great seats, (just 6 rows up from home plate), awesome food, and […]

The 35th Annual Willow River Run

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(Image above via New Richmond Running Club) The 35th Annual Willow River Run OSI will be present at the Willow River Run on July 12, 2014.  Look for us at the booth with Westfields Hospital and Clinic as our sports medicine team will be there to answer any of your questions and have some fun […]

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